Multi -Trade Craftsperson Electrician

University of Nottingham

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Estates Maintenance Services
Location:  Sutton Bonington

£27,584 to £33,804
per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Tuesday 21 November 2023
Interview Date: 

To be confirmed
Reference:  NHE232023X3

The Estates and Facilities Department at the University of Nottingham provides strategic and operational services support to the University infrastructure, buildings and landholdings. We are a large and diverse department employing approximately 1200 people and provide a wide range of services across our U.K sites.

We are looking for a qualified and experienced Electrician to work within the Estates Department to undertake planned and reactive maintenance across the University’s estate. You will independently carry out assigned works involving all aspects of electrical building services, systems and installations, planning and selecting appropriate materials to comply with current British standards and Health and Safety legislation, completing relevant documentation on electronic and paper systems as required.

Candidates should have demonstrable post qualification experience in electrical installation and maintenance, have a working knowledge of the requirements of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 and be qualified to City & Guilds 2360 Electrical Installation Parts 1 and 2 or NVQ 3 in Electrical Installation (or equivalent qualification) You should also hold the City & Guilds 2382, 18th edition qualification (or equivalent) or have the 17th edition and be willing to achieve the 18th edition qualification when starting the role.  Due to the frequency with which the post holder will drive between University sites a full current driving licence is also required. 

Further information on the duties for the post and the experience and qualifications required can be found on the attached job role profile.

What’s in it for you 

  • Ongoing support to develop your skills and gain industry recognised qualifications to further your career ambitions that may lead to different career paths and career progression. 
  • An excellent holiday allowance of 26 days, plus 5 additional university closure days and bank holidays.
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Counselling Service- 24/7 support. 
  • Supplier discounts, travel, and reward schemes.
  • Staff Networks, events and activities and state of the art sports facilities. 
  • A permanent post for 52 weeks of the year plus the tools you need to do a great job.

This position is offered on a permanent basis. Hours of work are full time (36.25 hours per week), worked 5 days out of 7 to be arranged (mainly Monday to Friday). Flexibility will be required.

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Please note this post is based at Sutton Bonington Campus (near Loughborough)

Informal enquiries may be addressed to David Butler, email [email protected]. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Further details:

Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

Applicants for this post will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as defined by the requirements set out by UK Visas & Immigration.  Please visit: for more information.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependents accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see our Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge webpages.

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