Location Dundonald, County Down
Job type Temporary
Salary Negotiable
Published 5 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Kim Martin
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Job description

Grafton are currently recruiting for a Band 4 Multi Skilled Craftsperson Electrical for 6 months full time. Working within the Trust's Estates Service Team, the purpose of the Multi-skilled Maintenance Craftsperson (Electrical) role, is to carry out a wide range of planned and unplanned tasks, ensuring the safe, effective and economic installation and maintenance of the Trust's engineering systems and physical assets.

The job holder will be expected to:

Carry out a wide range of planned and unplanned, electrical maintenance and installation tasks in a safe, effective and economic manner.

Test, diagnose and repair faults in electrical engineering services, plant and equipment.

Perform the role "Competent Person" in relation to a range of specialist engineering systems as defined by Health Technical Memoranda.

Participate in the Trust's Labour Management Scheme and have the ability to use a range of computer based systems and developing technologies.

Have the aptitude to follow written instructions, guidance, drawings and specifications with the minimum of supervision.

Carry out his/her work in a diligent and timely manner.

Participate in a range of training and development activities, and pass such knowledge and skills onto others.

Show an appropriate level of cross-trade flexibility.

Work across all areas of the Trust, travelling in a Trust supplied vehicle or his/her own transport.

Given the 24/7 nature of health and social care the post holder will be required to participate in any on call service that becomes a feature of this role in the future (additional remuneration applies).

If and when required, the jobholder will be expected to work regular, planned or unplanned overtime or shift working - sometimes at short notice (additional remuneration applies).

The jobholder will be expected to embrace the concepts of:

  1. Continuous improvement
  2. Collaborative team working
  3. Courteous and effective communication with colleagues, contractors, suppliers, patients, visitors and members of the public

The jobholder must comply with all relevant legislation, guidance and Trust Procedures, Policies and Codes of Practice.


Experience in testing of fixed wire and portable appliance testing.

  1. Experience in the installation and maintenance of electrical systems and plant.
  2. Experience of the I.E.E. Wiring Regulations

Experience of standby supplies (e.g. generators including maintenance and fault finding.)

  1. Experience of undertaking tasks of other engineering trade groups.


Completed a formal Electrical Apprenticeship.

In addition to his/her apprenticeship, the applicant must hold a relevant qualification at QCF/NQF Level 3 (or higher) together with a minimum of two years post apprenticeship experience(*) OR at QCF/NQF Level 2 (or higher) together with a minimum of five years post apprenticeship experience(*)


Hold a current full driving licence which is valid for use in the UK and have access to a car on appointment. This criteria will be waived in the case of applicants whose disability prohibits driving but who have access to a form of transport approved by the Trust which will permit them to carry out the duties of the post.


The personal skills required to manage day-to-day activities that occur in a maintenance environment.

The ability to best use Safe Systems of Work.


Working knowledge of maintenance activities in a healthcare engineering environment.

Working knowledge and of PLC control systems including interrogation and fault finding.

Working knowledge of critical supplies (e.g., IPS/UPS central battery systems including maintenance and fault finding.

Working knowledge in the installation and maintenance of automated manufacturing or process engineering systems, (e.g. laundry or catering).

Working knowledge in operation and maintenance of building management systems and conventional control systems including fault finding.

Working knowledge in operation and maintenance of Automatic door systems, Fire Alarm, Nurse Call & Addressable Emergency light Systems.

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