Electrical Craftsperson

August 29, 2023

Job summary

You will undertake any planned maintenance, breakdown repairs and new installation work on a range of important electrical systems within healthcare premises. You’ll do this work without routine supervision and will be out on site so you will need to be self motivated and able to manage your own time. These systems are vital safety and security systems and your work is an important part of keeping patients, staff and visitors safe. These range from energy generation plant including boilers to air compressors. You’ll play a full and active part in a multi-disciplinary estates team with a high level of cross trade flexibility. Given the nature of the systems and their importance to the NHS and patient safety you will have a track record of working to a high standard of accuracy and safety.


Our client are serching for a Electrical Craftsperson in Cumbria.

Main duties of the job

  • To undertake without routine supervision; planned maintenance, breakdown repairs and new installation work within healthcare premises on a variety of building services related systems, including:
  • Fire alarm systems
  • Building Management Systems
  • Staff attack and nurse call systems
  • Intruder alarm and security systems
  • Electrical installations in accordance with all IEE regulations and relevant standards
  • Electrical infrastructure including Electrical Inspection and Testing Fault finding and repair of plant, controls, and equipment
  • Emergency generator testing, maintenance, and fault finding
  • Mechanical building services fault finding repair and maintenance within skill set
  • Heating & Cooling Systems
  • Undertake the Role of “Competent Person” as defined by Health Technical Memorandum 06-02 
  • Undertake Condition Surveys of Electrical Systems


Education and Qualification


The post holder must have completed a recognised and registered indentured apprenticeship, with a City and Guilds (NVQ level 3) Electrical certification or equivalent.

18th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations or most recent update.


Knowledge and Experience


Comprehensive Post Apprenticeship Experience

Some Estates experience within the healthcare sector.

Broad experience of all related Estates activities – multi skilling.

Experience to an intermediate level of theoretical knowledge of electrical engineering programs.

Previous practical experience in electrical engineering installation service maintenance and repair in at least 4 of the following areas:- o Laundry and catering equipment o Emergency generator plant o Fire alarms o Emergency lighting and UPS systems o Compressors o Portable electrical equipment o Experience of cross- trade working flexibility on mechanical o Large scale electrical distribution systems (1&3ph LV)


Skills and Competencies


Good communicator

Good self motivation

Good time management

Flexible approach to timekeeping

Ability to prioritise workloads

Ability to work on own initiative

Must be able to meet the mobility requirements of the post


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions

Contact Name
Jesse Wilson
Employment Type
28000 - 34000
AM Recruitment
View profile
Company size
50-100 employees
Founded in
01642 551 883 01642 551**** Show

Related Jobs

Other similar jobs that might interest you