Electrical Engineer - Flexible Working Available

Cray House Sidcup or Stratford E15
£36,000 - £42,000 plus essential car user £1,300 per annum
24 Nov 2020
07 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

An opportunity has become available to join Building Services in the role of Electrical Engineer. You will be responsible for managing the delivery of the mechanical and electrical servicing contracts through external contractors and designing/preparing specifications for replacement installations, with a bias towards electrical installations, to ensure full compliance with M&E legislative and regulatory compliance across L&Q’s housing stock.

Candidates will have expert knowledge in the servicing, repair and replacement of Building Services installations.

The electrical engineer is required to manage the contracts of the external contractors and actively assist in the contract management processes to engage and carry out the various contracts e.g. domestic and commercial electrical installations, fire alarm, smoke ventilation, electrical systems, controls, electrical testing, electrical heating door entry, access control including motorised gates, barriers and shutters, communal pumps, communal ventilation and solar installations etc.

Assisting the monitoring of these contracts, identify issues and action remedial measures to ensure high level contract compliance and resident satisfaction.  Candidates will also need to demonstrate an understanding of performance management to ensure that quality and value for money is achieved at all times. 

It is essential that you are a first class communicator with experience of working with a variety of different stakeholders.

Requirements for this role include:

Ability to liaise effectively with contractors, residents, solicitors, and our own technical and administrative staff. Practical

Experience of managing specialist mechanical and electrical installations; a detailed understanding of best practice in the delivery of such contracts

Computer literate and be able input and retrieve data from computer management systems.

Relevant building services mechanical qualification to a minimum HNC level or equivalent.

Full driving licence and have access to a vehicle on a daily basis as this role requires the post holder to be mobile (travelling to various sites).

If you believe you have the qualities we are after and are interested in working for an organisation that can really make a difference to people’s lives, then please apply without delay.

Our commitments:

At L&Q, people are at the heart of our business and our success depends on employing the best people and getting the best from them.  This is why we are committed to developing our people. It's only by investing in a well-trained and motivated workforce that we can continue to prosper and sustain business success.

In addition to our support and training, the successful candidate will have access to our full suite of benefits including 26 days holiday rising to 31 days with length of service, annual bonus subject to group performance, excellent Pension scheme, Benenden Healthcare, an employee assistance programme and non-contributory life assurance.

COVID 19: The safety of our staff and our candidates is of the utmost importance. Every effort will be taken to ensure that safe ways of working are adopted throughout the Recruitment and Selection process. We are introducing extra precautions in line with UK Government Guidelines. Our recruitment processes will follow social distancing and COVID-19 Secure requirements. This will include the use of various technologies to support the interview process. Should candidates have any questions regarding this, or if you require additional support please let us know at the interview planning stage.

We are committed to supporting your work-life balance and recognise the changing demands and circumstances in life.  Please let us know during the recruitment process if you’re interested in part time working or job sharing.  In addition, should your circumstances change once you have joined L&Q, you can also request flexible working arrangements, e.g. a change to working hours - if it’s feasible then we’ll make it happen.

We are recognised externally for our commitment to inclusion.  We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident (Committed) employer and have signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge to demonstrate our commitment to end mental health discrimination in the workplace.

We expect all of our employees to support our environmental policy and social responsibility work. We are an employer committed to environmental and social responsibility

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