Engineering Technician

One Friargate, Coventry, CV1 2GN
£25,463 - £31,401 per annum
06 Dec 2018
21 Dec 2018
Job Ref
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

We are looking for an experienced Engineering Technician (electrical) to join our compliance and surveying team.

The role covers a broad spectrum of responsibilities; Under the general direction of the Senior Compliance Engineer; to supervise contractors/repair and maintenance teams undertaking periodic inspections of plant and equipment, and to value and certify payment for work completed. To also carry out inspections of electrical (power, lighting and control) in City Council establishments with a view to identifying particular defects or malfunctions and recommend appropriate remedial action.

Your experience should include practical and theoretical knowledge of engineering installations. In depth knowledge of all regulations and safety codes of practice appertaining to the safety of users and general public, with a fundamental understanding of 230/400V AC power and lighting installations,   emergency lighting and fire alarm installations, Control and Building Management Systems

This is an extremely client facing role, therefore strong interpersonal skills and experience dealing with client facing projects are required.

The position requires candidates to be educated to ONC in Electrical Building Services Engineering (or equivalent) or able to demonstrate proven trade experience.

Working Hours:  37.0 Hours per Week

Interview Date:  03/01/2019


In return, we can offer you an excellent pension scheme, 'MyCar' scheme, flexible working, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse communities we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.

We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition.

Key Requirements

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers.

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

When recruiting, we review candidates against our Behaviour Framework . To find out more information about the Behaviour Framework please click here.

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Address: 1 Bull Yard, Coventry, CV1 1LH

Phone: 024 7678 5740



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Job Description and Person Specification.pdf

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