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Multi Skilled Engineer - Electrical Bias OCC18698

Job Details:

Salary range: £33,799 - £36,876 per annum 
Work location: Speedwell House, Oxford
Hours per week: 37 - we are open to discussions about flexible working
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Wednesday 11th March 2020
Interview date: Interviews will commence one week from the closing date to allow review of applicants

This role is subject to a Criminal Records Check.


Oxfordshire County Council are currently looking for an Electrician with Air-conditioning qualification (preferred but not essential) to join our thriving engineering maintenance team. 

About us:

You will be working within the planned maintenance division.  You'll carry out routine maintenance, repair and installation of electrical and aircondition service equipment throughout our estate portfolio within the corporate sector, in accordance with work schedules, Institute of Electrical Engineering (IEE) wiring regulations and to established standard procedures. 

About the role:

To provide routine maintenance, repair and installation of electrical and air-caondition services throughout our portfolio within the corporate sector

About you:

Experience within a similar role, is ideal and should be qualified to a minimum of:

•    NVQ level 3 (or equivalent), 17th Edition (BS7671) and City & Guild 2391 Electrical Test/Inspect would be advantageous however training maybe available
•    Strong understanding and awareness of health and safety

Air Conditioning:
•    City & Guilds 2079 F Gas, Cat 1 – 4 is desirable but not essential.
•    Capability of working to and understanding drawings i.e. Installation, circuit diagrams and line schematics

Experience working with:
-    F-gas
-    Fans/Motors
-    VRF/VRV
-    Splits
-    AHU's
-    Dehumidifiers, Chillers, Ventilation Hygiene beneficial but not essential

  • Other qualifications such as Confined Space, IPAF and PASMA is desired but not essential as training can be given.
  • You will need to be able to work alone and as part of a team. You will also need to be confident in using IT technology such as iPads and mobile phones. Training will be provided to the successful candidate if required.
  • A full driving Licence is essential.

With an addition to your salary, call out allowance and overtime are available (when required). A van, tablet device, mobile phone, uniform and PPE will also be provided along with great benefits including 25 days paid holiday. You are required to have your own hand tools but power tools and access equipment will be provided. 

Rewards and benefits:

It really is true that every single job role here contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our county - we want to do this for our employees too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours and the use of technology to support agile working. We offer some of the very best learning and development opportunities to support your ongoing development.

We have a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us up to 32 days, as well as giving you the option to buy additional holiday. You will also have access to a Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions of up to 19.9% of your salary; a range of local and national retail discounts; and a host of enhanced family friendly policies including carers leave and paid time off for volunteering.


Would you like to know more?:

Please click here to view the Job Description & Selection Criteria. 

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Anthony Hulsman on 07741607489. 

Application Procedure:

To apply, you will need to complete an online application form. This includes a section asking you to explain how you meet the role requirements, as specified in the job posting. You may attach a cover letter and/or CV to your application form, however it is not mandatory.

If you experience any difficulties whilst completing the application form, please contact the Recruitment Team at occ.recruitment@hants.gov.uk or by calling 01962 847728.

Our Organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee an interview for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job. We also guarantee interviews to care leavers who have completed further education and who meet the essential criteria for the job. For those leaving care without any further education we guarantee an interview for our apprenticeships. 

All posts, unless stated otherwise, are open to flexible working arrangements.

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