Electrical Craftsperson

Dumfries | Other

Electricial Craftsperson

Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary

Dumfries, DG2 8PS

Full Time, Permanent (37.5 hours per week) 

Salary - £27,000 - £35,000 depending on experience and additional payments for AP/CP responsibilities.


We are recruiting for an Electrician to join our team based at Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary. The purpose of this role is to proovide safe and efficient maintenance of the electrical services and equipment within Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary as directed by Management. Having the ability work as a team member and autonomously. Responsible for calibration and fault finding on a wide range of engineering plant and equipment. Undertakes maintenance, servicing, repairs, minor improvement and capital work across the hospital as directed by Hard FM management team, ensuring compliance with safety standards and procedures.


Main Accountabilities:


  • To carryout multi-skilled maintenance tasks within capability, experience and training.
  • To work in accordance with the requirements of the Scottish Health Technical Memorandums (SHTM's)as required
  • To actively participate in the operation and control of building fabric/ engineering planned preventative maintenance (PPM) schemes
  • Use handheld electronic technology to provide feedback of information required by the Computer Aided Facilities Management system (CAFM) to assist the estates department in carrying out its duties
  • At all times to carry communication devices (Phones. Handheld devices) to facilitate immediate response to emergencies as part of the Emergency Response Team
  • To be prepared to work in high risk, and challenging areas ensuring all safety measures to prevent danger, avoid injury and prevent damage to equipment are fully implemented.
  • Ensure that works are completed or communicated, even if it means working longer than the designated working hours
  • Work overtime to carry out emergency repairs as required by management
  • Provide cover for maintenance technicians shift cover and on-call as required
  • Undertake essential repair works, planned preventative maintenance, calibration and fault diagnostics at the request of Senior Technician to building and engineering assets
  • To liaise with Site Engineer and Senior Technicians regarding plant or equipment failures and to request the supply of goods and/or services as necessary
  • Undertake fault-finding on engineering services and equipment
  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance inspections, validation and calibration tests in accordance with Scottish Health Technical Memorandums (SHTM's) and other applicable legislation and work instructions
  • Complete all report sheets, work orders and test certificates as necessary
  • Use handheld electronic technology to provide feedback of information required by the computer aided facilities management system CAFM to assist the estates department in carrying out its duties
  • Immediately notifies the Senior Technician and Site Engineers of any deviation from the regulations
  • Follow detailed engineering drawings and specifications · Uses all relevant tools and equipment within safety guidelines as necessary for the completion of works
  • Undertakes inspection and commissioning tests for the installation and issues the appropriate completion certificates
  • To work and ensure those carrying out tasks operate to the Scottish Health Technical Memorandums (SHTM's) as an appointed Competent Person for Serco · Be able to undertake Authorised Person, Skilled Person, Competent Person roles and responsibilities for disciplines as required
  • The post holder will be responsible for all appropriate health, safety and welfare matters affecting staff in or attached to their area of work responsibility. This will include safe systems of work, training and safety inspections



What you will need to do the role:


  • Understanding of customer care and experience of managing the client relationship, preferably within a Healthcare environment
  • Demonstrate knowledge of safe use of equipment
  • Experience in a people environment
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to use own initiative in problem solving on day-to-day issues
  • Self-motivated and ability to motivate others
  • Work well as part of a team
  • Keen to develop both own skills and knowledge and that of others
  • Able to provide guidance mentoring to other staff (Apprentice, Building Support Assistants) and other peers
  • Preferably live within 30 minutes travelling time of the site
  • Flexible attitude to working hours and locations
  • Full clean driving license


What we offer: 


  • Competitive salaries with annual reviews
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme, Simply Health Plans, Annual Leave Purchase Scheme, free flu vaccines and more.
  • Access to a huge range of discounts and exclusive deals such as Merlin Attractions, Mobile Phone discounts, Cinema discounts, Leisure, and Hospitality discounts.
  • A fantastic culture and supportive team where you'll get the chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion.
  • Company discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • Interesting and enjoyable work.
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities.


About Serco
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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05/03/2024 01:14:00
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