Electrical Maintenance Opportunities (Electricians)
Looking for job security and a role with career progression opportunities? Working Monday to Friday plus occasional on-call and access to overtime; we provide all tools and PPE. In addition, you can access the following benefits (additional information in the attached Pay & Benefits Statement):
- 34 days annual leave, increasing to 42 days after 5 years
- Free gym and car parking
- Pension scheme with generous employer contributions
- Childcare Voucher Scheme - pay for childcare via your wages to reduce the tax paid by you
- Discounts at high street stores, supermarkets and restaurants
The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) is currently recruiting for Electricians to join our estates teams within HMP Edinburgh and HMP Low Moss (Bishopbriggs), however we will also consider applicatins for other locations across Scotland. You can access details of our Prison Locations here.
Our Electrical Maintenance Engineers provide a comprehensive repairs and maintenance service for electrical and electronic systems such as CCTV, locking systems, Building Management Systems (BMS), heating and ventilation systems throughout each prison. We will invest in your development to allow you to learn and apply new skills which can include development into management roles.
Please note that there will be a requirement to periodically work on-call hours.
Successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check and a pre-employment medical to assess suitability for role.
SPS recruitment and selection practice is based on the fundamentals of our Behavioural Competency Framework. This identifies behaviours and standards required both of applicants seeking to join us, and our staff in their respective roles. Assessment of specific behaviours, of which there are twelve, will be determined by the role you are applying for. Whilst it is unlikely you will be assessed on all of them , you will be assessed on these identified as key to role.
Have completed a recognised apprenticeship in an electrical/electronic discipline
Qualified to 17th Edition Wiring Regulations, BS 7671 (18th Edition is preferred)
NB. There will be a requirement for you to successfully complete the 18th Edition qualification during your probationary period, if not already achieved
Experience of installing, maintaining, and enhancing electrical systems and components, including fuses, lights, and wiring
Experience of performing preventative maintenance on electrical systems and components
Experience of testing electrical systems and components to ensure proper functioning
Full driving licence that enables you to drive in the UK is preferred but we will consider proposals put forward to carry out the duties by any other means
Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements, including Safe Systems of Work (SSOW)
Ability to work effectively with minimum supervision and as part of a team
Good problem solving and fault finding abilities
This opportunity is closed to applications.