Electrical Systems Manager

Plymouth, Devon
£34,804 to £40,322 per annum – Grade 7
22 Jan 2021
14 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Plymouth, a leading University in the South West, is seeking to recruit an Electrical Systems Manager to work as part of our Estates team. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a progressive and cutting-edge University in a beautiful location, where you can really make a difference.

Estates and Facilities have exciting and ambitious plans for the development of the University Estate. The ‘Master Plan’ includes the development of the landmark Intercity place; an 11 story building overlooking Plymouth Railway Station, and a new Engineering and Design Facility on the western edge of the main Plymouth campus. We are looking for an Electrical Systems Manager to join the team and be an integral part of managing and maintaining our evolving estate.

The University is a multi-site operation with a sizeable proportion of its activities taking place on or close to the main campus in Plymouth, which is where this role is based. This will be a site-based role, where, as the electrical systems subject matter expert, you will take responsibility for the Universities electrical systems and its associated assets, policies, processes and safe systems of work.

A major focus of the role is on planned and reactive maintenance works, where you will manage multiple subcontractors for all High and Low Voltage electrical systems. This includes, but is not limited to; fire alarms, Lifts, CCTV, access control and portable appliance testing.

You will form an integral part of the Estates team and will ensure that maintenance and project works are compliant with appropriate legislation and regulations.

You will require a thorough understanding, knowledge and experience of Electrical Engineering. It is essential that you are an electrical professional with electrical qualifications and experience. You must be up to date with current legislation and wiring regulations.

The essential qualification and training requirements are:

  • Electrical qualification e.g. Electricians NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent), Higher National Certificate/Diploma
  • Electrical regulation training e.g. 18th Edition Wiring Regulations and/or City & Guilds Test & Inspect or equivalent

The following is desirable:

  • A Health and Safety qualification such as (NEBOSH, IOSH or equivalent)
  • A member of a professional body (IPlantE, CIBSE, IET or similar).
  • A working knowledge of the Electrical Health Technical Memoranda’s is an advantage.
  • Electrical Safety training e.g. Safe isolation and Live working
  • Electrical Authorised Person training

You will have excellent people skills, with a willingness to engage with customers in order to provide solutions and assurance.

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Paul Nile by email paul.nile@plymouth.ac.uk or by telephone on 01752 588460.

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Flexible working options including job share will be considered.

Closing date:12 Midnight, Sunday 14th February 2021.

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by the University of Plymouth Services Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Plymouth. Employees of the University of Plymouth Services Limited work alongside the University of Plymouth colleagues in delivery of Plymouth’s strategic vision, and will adopt the University of Plymouth’s HR policies and procedures in full unless otherwise stated.

The University of Plymouth is committed to equality of opportunity, promoting a diverse and inclusive culture, demonstrated through our commitment to the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and as a Stonewall diversity champion. All applications will be judged solely on merit, however, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented in the workforce, for example black and minority ethnic groups.

University of Plymouth holds a TEF (Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework) Silver by the Office for Students.