Technical Manager (Mechanical)

Permanent
HMP Glenochil
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£25,978 - £33,651 (depending on qualifications, skills and experience) plus an additional allowance up to a maximum of £1,500
Closing date
28/09/2020, 12:00
All Hours required
Full-Time - 37 Hours

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 with the attached Guidance for Applicants documents):

·      34 days annual leave, increasing to 42 days after 5 years

·      Free gym and car parking

·      Pension scheme with generous employer contributions

·      Additional training and qualification opportunities may be available with full support and funding provided

·      Discounts at high street stores, supermarkets and restaurants

 

The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) is currently recruiting for a permanent Technical Manager in the Mechanical discipline within HMP Glenochil within Clakmannanshire.

The role of Technical Manager (Mechanical) is responsible for leading a team of Maintenance Engineers and administrators, managing team workload to ensure the prison estate is maintained. Your role will be to plan and direct engineers to carry out reactive and planned preventative maintenance for all systems and plant, including plumbing, gas, heating and ventilation and Building Energy Management System (BEMS).



Please note: as part of your application, you will be asked to upload your CV into an upload area. Within your CV, please detail your skills and experience in relation to the following two competency areas. The following two areas will be assessed at the competency sift:


1.Estates Maintenance Experience


Experience of mechanical, plumbing, heating and ventilation maintenance and repair work and also a willingness to develop new skills in electrical and building maintenance. This includes experience of providing support, advice and direction to others in carry out installation works or complex mechanical repairs.


2. Knowledge of Legislation


Sound knowledge of relevant legislation including Health & Safety, Safe Systems of Work, Building and Fire Regulations, Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment regulations (LOLER) and gas regulations.



Successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check and a pre-employment medical assessment to determine suitability for role.

Responsibilities
Lead a team of Maintenance Engineers and Administrators, managing team workload and monitoring and supporting the progress of planned preventative maintenance (PPM) and repair tasks.
Through the development and delivery of appropriate training and support, develop internal capacity and skill; empowering engineers to make confident and appropriate engineering decisions.
Ensure all finances are managed in line with budget and designated authority spending levels.
Ensure health and safety considerations are taken into account when planning and
executing works by the team. Manage risk assessments, method statements and permits to work.
You will be responsible for managing, monitoring and reporting on the performance of local and national maintenance contracts.
You will undertake complex technical fault finding and ensure that all works comply
with the relevant legislation including Building and Fire Regulations, Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment regulations (LOLER) and gas regulations.
Person Specification

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.

Qualifications Requirements

Have completed a recognised apprenticeship in in Engineering Services (mechanical) or plumbing or heating and ventilation.

 

For example SVQ level 3 or City and Guilds Level 3 and a National Certificate (or equivalent) in Engineering Services (mechanical) or plumbing or heating and ventilation.

 

ESSENTIAL

Have completed HNC in an engineering subject or prepared to work towards one with full support from SPS if required.

ESSENTIAL

Experience Requirements

ESTATES MAINTENANCE EXPERIENCE

Experience of mechanical, plumbing, heating and ventilation maintenance and repair work and also a willingness to develop new skills in electrical and building maintenance. This includes experience of providing support, advice and direction to others in carry out installation works or complex mechanical repairs.

ESSENTIAL

IT SKILLS

Proven IT skills within a maintenance environment.

ESSENTIAL

DRIVING/TRAVEL

A full driving licence that enables the person to drive in the UK, however SPS is willing to consider proposals put forward by applicants to carry out the duties by any other means.

ESSENTIAL

Knowledge Skills Requirements

KNOWLEDGE OF LEGISLATION

Sound knowledge of relevant legislation including Health & Safety, Safe Systems of Work, Building and Fire Regulations, Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment regulations (LOLER) and gas regulations.

ESSENTIAL

PLANNING AND PRIORITISING

Evidence of your excellent organisational skills, demonstrating your ability to prioritise, forward plan and manage competing demands to ensure outputs are delivered on time.

ESSENTIAL

BUILDING AND MAINTAINING RELATIONSHIPS

Evidence of your ability to foster effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders and influence others to achieve desired outcomes.

ESSENTIAL

PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING

Evidence of your excellent problem solving skills and your ability to provide practical and creative solutions to a range of resourcing issues.

ESSENTIAL

Role Specific Test
Interview
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