Electrical Craftsperson

Posted 06 Dec 2022


Royal Stoke University Hospital (Engineering)


Job Type:permanentDuration:
Category:EngineeringRecruiter Reference:SDX/TP/1290097/99976
URL for Applications:Apply HereSalary:£14.94 per hour

About the role   

At Sodexo we recognise the incredibly important role all of our technicians play in keeping our business running and we have an opportunity for an Electrical Craftsperson to support the operation!

You’ll be responsible for the maintenance and repairs of the electrical systems on site, ensuring the safety of the network and cables to support the daily operations. Whilst carrying out activities within the electrical engineering remit you won’t have to worry about any two days being the same! 

Sodexo reserves the right to close this advert early if we are in receipt of a high number of applications.


A few things about you

To keep our services “buzzing” you’ll bring your experience as an established electrical technician. You must be able to read electrical systems, design plans and recommend improvements, as well as calibrate instruments, and diagnose faulty equipment.

Holding relevant qualifications such as City and Guilds NVQ, and a sound understanding of Health and Safety at Work Regulations are vital for this role.

Sodexo embeds a strong Safety culture in everything we do. There will be company procedures to follow alongside our Health & Safety practices so it is vital that you will champion this


Package Description
  • 40 hours per week
  • £14.94 per hour
  • 5 out of 7 days per week? 
  • Full uniform supplied
  • Full training provided 
  • Frequent transport links within a short walk
  • Use of site facilities 
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Many employee benefits, rewards and recognition
Main Responsibilities
  • Fully competent (AP Appointed) in the fault diagnosis, maintenance, repair and testing of Electrical assets to include and not limited to – LV distribution systems, generators, nurse call systems, BMS, security cameras and associated equipment, door/access controls, hearing loops, emergency lighting
  • Review of daily/weekly/quarterly/yearly validation test results in line with current guidance documentation and AE recommendations
  • Carry out Planned Maintenance of Electrical Devices in line with Manufacturers recommendations
  • Test equipment calibration and sources of error
  • Comparison and utilisation of technical documents as issued by the Department of Health
  • Interpretation of technical terminology used in the Electrical infrastructure
  • Undertake Authorised Person and or Competent Person responsibilities in relation to specified systems
  • Supporting the Engineering Management team to ensure contractual response and rectification times are met
  • Contributing to the commercial management of the operational element of the contract, including management of the Performance Monitoring systems and to ensure Contract and Commercial Compliance
  • Management of a reactive maintenance service during both normal operating hours and outside operating hours of the hospital
  • Use of IT systems to include the CAFM and BMS systems to provide, monitor and report data within the Quality Assurance and other management reporting systems
  • Ability to effect fault diagnosis on plant and equipment of a more complex nature
  • Provision of advice to the Engineering Manager for engineering materials procurement
The Ideal Candidate
  • Completion of C+G/Btec or equivalent in Electrical Engineering, recognised electrical apprenticeship, time served
  • Qualified to 17th Edition Electrical Regulations
  • Proven substantial experience within electrical trade
  • Confident capable engineer able to assess situations
  • Self-motivated and able to adapt to changing priorities
  • Skilled in the hands on repair of all plant and equipment, having the ability to fault find, read drawings, diagnose and repair using their technical knowledge on equipment
  • Able to demonstrate an aptitude for problem solving using a logical approach
  • Confident and logical under pressure but must understand urgency and respond accordingly
  • Prepared to work a standby rota
  • Attend external and internal courses as required
  • Good understanding of Health and Safety at Work regulations
  • Reporting writing skills
  • Must be computer literate preferably with knowledge of building management systems
  • Must be able to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills with good level of mathematical skills
About The Company

Why choose Sodexo?  

You don’t just join Sodexo, you belong.    

What do we mean when we say belong?    

It’s simple. You create a company where everyone is respected and feels that their ideas count. You take care of the quality of life of your people. You make your workplace inclusive, encouraging people to bring their whole self to work every day. That’s our philosophy in a nutshell.    

A career at Sodexo won’t tie you down, it actively encourages your progress. The diverse range of roles we offer is truly infinite. Whatever your skills, experience or passion, you’ll be encouraged and supported to have a fulfilling career.   

We are committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds, and identities.    

 We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.     

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process   

Our benefits:   

As part of our commitment to improving the quality of life and health and wellbeing for our employees we provide discounts and benefit that you can tailor to suit your needs and help you take advantage of being part of Sodexo.    

·       20 days holiday (plus bank holidays)   

·       5% pension contribution   

·       Sodexo Discounts from over 1,200 top retailers    

·       Talk – a free wellbeing support helpline for you and your family   

·       Cycle to work   

How to Apply

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