Salary: £42,150 per annum

37 Hours Per Week and Full Time

Location: Newcastle, NE4 7SA

Summary of main purpose of role:

To monitor and manage the day-to-day Electrical engineering operations of the College estate, including all aspects of breakdown, planned preventative, statutory and legislative maintenance.To manage minor capital engineering projects and provide professional and technical advice and assistance.

Key Responsibilities:

To manage the day-to-day Electrical engineering services of Newcastle College and its satellite sites located in Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside including power, lighting, Fire safety systems, lifts, auto doors, disabled refuge systems, PAT, building management systems, energy management and environmental management. Work with the incumbent M&E contractor managing the day-to-day operational aspects of the contract.

Water Hygiene Management – The post holder will act as the College’s ‘deputy responsible person’ for water safety, management and compliance supporting the Mechanical Engineering Manager. Assisting implementation and overseeing of the College’s water safety management plan.

To manage and monitor all Associated contracts to ensure best value, compliance and quality standards are achieved.

Act as project manager on minor capital projects and / or supporting the College Mechanical Manager working on capital projects. This includes defining the project brief, monitoring, reviewing and co-ordinating project design, work on site and programme and, when required, selecting and appointment of consultants. You will also be required to enforce the terms of the contract, processing payments and validating invoices for payment and ensuring that projects meet the needs of the business within agreed timeframes.

Manage and appoint contractors, issuing site inductions, permits to work and verifying RAMs.

Be part of the Estates Emergency Evacuation Team.

To carry out financial management of all delegated areas of budgetary responsibility in line with established Estates procedures. Provide effective reporting to the Head of Estates with regard to the status of plant and any backlog maintenance issues and associated costs.

As part of the Estates management, team to be responsible for and contribute to the provision of a customer first ethos within all areas of operational activities and ensure that effective relationships are maintained with internal and external clients.

Support the Head of Estates in the implementation of operational plans, corporative objectives, the accommodation strategy and College developments to achieve full compliance. Identifying and reporting on backlog maintenance issues.

Provide professional and technical advice and guidance on electrical engineering matters including the interpretation and implementation of existing and new legislation, regulation and codes of practices etc.

Plan and manage the implementation of property maintenance in line with appropriate best practice.

Prepare asset lists for new buildings and planned maintenance schedules, using these to obtain costs for service contracts.

Ensure compliance with UK legislation and European directives including, but not limited to, boiler plant, air conditioning and DEC.

To monitor and allocate maintenance calls via the College Helpdesk.

Work in conjunction with the College Environmental Officer to introduce best practice and savings to the College in reduction of energy costs and to provide professional guidance to evaluate and enable and energy plan including the use of a BMS for monitoring and reporting.

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