• Maintenance Engineer (Electrician)

    Posted Date 4 days ago(12/07/2018 16:51)
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    Clapham, Bedford
    Rydon Maintenance Ltd
  • Overview

    We now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Engineer (Electrician) to join our NHS Maintenance team in Bedford. 


    Rydon has established a strong reputation for the quality within our new-build and maintenance sectors, creating and improving communities for the benefit of current and future generations. For over 40 years, we've recruited talented and innovative people to build and maintain homes, schools, hospitals, student accommodation and more. We combine a personal touch with outstanding technical expertise to deliver award-winning, quality facilities for local communities with a commitment from people who are passionate about what they do.


    Our maintenance business provides a range of expert planned and responsive maintenance services to domestic properties and commercial buildings in the social housing, health and social care sectors. We look after a growing number of healthcare buildings for NHS Trusts, residential homes and educational facilities. Using the latest technology we ensure properties are well maintained, efficient and fit for purpose.

    Job Purpose

    Our NHS Healthcare team in Bedford delivers a first-class repairs service in partnership with an NHS Trust. The role is varied where you will provide reactive and planned maintenance to 42 NHS buildings across 20 sites in Bedford and Luton. These sites include mental health facility centres and care centres. As such, we work to strict safety requirements and timescales to ensure these busy hospital environments are operational at all times and to ensure the comfort and safety of the service users. 


    As a maintenance electrician you will undertake electrical PPM's of; distribution boards, electric water heaters, generators and emergency light systems. You will also be providing repairs on a reactive basis as well as completing small installation works including testing, fault finding, rewiring, and upgrade of new and existing wiring and general ad-hoc repairs ensuring that jobs completed meet the desired quality and customer service standards.


    Normal working hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm. This is a mobile role and as such you will be provided with a company van and fuel card.

    Experience Required

    The ideal candidate will have previous relevant experience in the maintenance of buildings, which will have ideally been gained within the NHS (though candidates that have previous commercial property experience as an electrician will be considered). As a minimum the successful candidate will have their 17th edition certification. 2391/ 2392 testing and inspecting would be desirable, but not essential.


    You will have excellent customer service skills and be passionate about providing high quality repairs.


    This is a genuinely diverse role with excellent scope for personal development. If you have the above skills and experience, we'd strongly encourage you to apply. 

    Additional Information

    As a well established, progressive company we are committed to attracting and retaining individuals by offering an excellent benefits package that includes a wide range of core and voluntary benefits.


    Rydon is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity in employment. Successful candidates will be selected solely on their ability to carry out the duties of the post.  


    To apply online, please use the 'apply for this job link' at the top of this page.


    Our application process is very straight forward allowing you to apply with a CV (from your Computer or Dropbox), LinkedIn, Facebook or Google+ and should take no more than a few short minutes. 


    For details on our rewards, recognition and benefits please click here.


    For more details on our culture and what it’s like to work at Rydon, please click here.


    Further information on how to apply can be found by clicking here.

    Position Subject To

    This role is subject to a Satisfactory DBS clearance.  As there is some travel involved in this role, you will also have a full,  clean and valid drivers license.


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