Electrical Testing and Inspection Technician (Shift)

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  • Job Reference: PR/000800
  • Job Title: Electrical Testing and Inspection Technician (Shift)
  • Location: Central London
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Fantastic Benefits
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 12 months ago

Maxwell Stephens are seeking an Electrical Testing and Inspection Technician on behalf of our client, an internationally-renowned educational establishment.

The role is critical to maintaining College functions, and is part of a specialist team of operational maintenance technicians focussing upon critical, essential, statutory and non-essential systems and asset operational maintenance.

This role with follow the following shift pattern:

4 days 7am-7pm

4 days off

4 nights 7pm-7am

4 nights off


The package breakdown is therefore:
£34,000 per annum basic salary plus 5% on-call allowance and 20% shift allowance, which equates to up to £45,000 per annum.


  • To be the first line manager to designated teams.
  • Develop a complete familiarity with the operation and recovery of all business-critical systems across the Estate.
  • Carry out the planned preventative maintenance programme and ensure compliance with all relevant guidelines, statutory acts and regulations. Update site-specific work schedules and re-programme regularly.
  • Take specific responsibility for the maintenance and operation of the sites critical, electrical and HVAC services.
  • Maintain a Safe Systems of Work process and periodically update as may be required.
  • Manage and conduct fault finding across all engineering infrastructures.
  • Conduct statutory system & asset testing, and report accordingly.
  • Deal responsibly with emergencies and breakdowns.
  • Deliver and comply with all Statutory, Company and Client specific environmental, health, safety and quality standards applicable to the College environment

Person Specification

Education / Qualification and Training

  • Certified (currently valid) Mechanical, Electrical, or HVAC Craft Apprenticeship & Electrical Inspection and Testing certification
  • ONC in a Building & construction discipline (desirable)
  • IOSH Managing Safety
  • CSCS card, PASMA, IPAF. (desirable)
  • Grades A –C In English and Maths at GCSE (or equivalent) Level

Knowledge / skills

  • IT Literate
  • Awareness of individual responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act and ability to identify and report any untoward accident, incident or potentially hazardous situation as necessary
  • Intermediate MS Office skills (Word, Excel & Outlook)
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines, and ability to prioritise workloads
  • A good communicator with good interpersonal skills
  • An organised and methodical approach to work


  • Significant experience maintaining and operating building services in a complex building
  • Previous experience in the University / HE sector
  • Supervisory Experience of multi-disciplinary staff
  • Significant post qualification experience.
  • Experience of environmental, energy and H&S management systems
  • Experience of working with electronic CAFM system

Personal Characteristics/Other Requirements

  • Flexible attitude and a team player
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work without supervision
  • Physically able to cope with the demands of working at height, working in confined spaces, carrying tools and a considerable amount of walking
  • Articulate, tactful and diplomatic when dealing with staff at all levels
  • A dedicated and flexible attitude with the ability to work proactively towards the team’s and College objectives
  • Prepared to work and travel anywhere within our client’s estate
  • Prepared to undertake any necessary training that may be required
  • Hold a current valid driving UK license (desirable)

Do you think you’re a good fit for this position? We look forward to receiving your application.

You can send your CV to cv@maxwellstephens.com