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Lead Engineer Electrical

PDA Search && Selection

County Durham

Permanent

DH32HJ

Posted: 04/08/2022

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Job title: Lead Engineer - Electrical

Location: Birtley – Tyne & Wear

Salary: Competitive + package

Our client is one of the UK’s leaders in providing innovative construction and engineering solutions for clients within a variety of sectors including Retail, Health, Education and Commercial. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and experienced Facilities Maintenance Engineer to join this well-established business with an impressive portfolio of clients.

Key Accountabilities:

* Provide on call cover to multiple sites and be part of the on-call rota

* Provide technical support to the DMT

* Ensure under performance on KPI’s are understood within the teams and action plans are in place to improve performance

* Ensure that all costs are approved following the correct company procedures

* Check the quality of PPM’s conducted by the DMT’s and DMA’s during site visits

* Support the Hard Services Manager on technical, organisational and people issues

* Provide cover for the Engineering Manager during times of absence, holidays, and meetings.

* Carry out specified depot programme both reviews on quality and Health & Safety and act on non-compliances

* Complete specified reports and act on any issues raised

* Audit FM documentation and act on any non-compliances

* Manage all Help Desk calls and ensure that the issues are resolved effectively, escalating where necessary to the appropriate management level in City and Co-op

* Attend Project, Trial, Pre-start meetings when appropriate, ensuring adequate support from others on specialist issues.

* Attend meetings in the absence of the Engineering Manager

* Regularly communicate with the Co-op depot team on all FM activity.

* Complete and monitor all necessary reports on the performance of team members and take action on unsatisfactory performance.

Qualifications & Experience:

* City & Guilds/NVQ Electrical or Mechanical Installation (or equivalent)

* City & Guilds 2391 (Testing & Inspection)

* BS7671:2018 – Wiring Regulations 18th Edition

* CITB SSSTS (or equivalent)

* Proven track record of supervising a team within an electrical maintenance environment.

* Previous experience of managing/prioritising a varied/demanding workload.

* Minimum 3 years’ previous experience of operating within a large-scale distribution site

* Excellent communication skills (written & verbal) and ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with the client.

* Ability to engage confidently and tactfully with senior management whilst demonstrating strong influencing and negotiation skills.

* Ability to respond well to competing priorities and demands including time management and the ability to work to tight deadlines

* Proficient with MS Office.

* Knowledge of CAFM software and experience of Verisae.

If you feel these qualities describe you, then we would like to hear from you.

Please apply by submitting your CV in the strictest confidence to Paul Davidson at PDA SEARCH & SELECTION LIMITED

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