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Electrical Building Engineer

Location: Durham

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 169305

Do you want to work for a well-known educational/research organisation in the North East?


We are looking for an Electrical Building Engineer to join a team in Durham on a permanent basis. You will join their Estates and Facilities department.


You will provide support towards a number of essential services as well as managing, maintaining and developing the infrastructure and building fabric.


This is an exciting, varied role so no day will look the same.


Role purpose


  • maintaining and regularly reviewing a maintenance programme which takes account of short, medium and long term needs of all buildings and University grounds;

  • implementing the works identified and funded within the various maintenance programmes and operating a system for dealing with day-to day requirements, including the provision of an out-of-hours emergency service;

  • providing a professional, technical service to the University for the design, construction and procurement of new buildings and adaptation works to existing buildings;

  • identifying and recording the use of space and advising on ways of increasing space utilisation;

  • property and asset management;

  • acquisition and disposal of built environment related assets;

  • procuring and managing utilities and services;

  • providing postal, delivery and security arrangements and advice to the University; and

  • the delivery of a wide-range of customer-facing services, including: contract management; estates and facilities relationships management; housekeeping and cleaning, business resilience, event management; reception helpdesk; university retail; business support; health and safety; and management information

  • Deliver professional customer-focused engineering support to all stakeholders

  • Provide an effective, efficient and reliable electrical and data infrastructure specific to the needs of the university.


Educational Requirements


  • HNC/HND in building services/engineering related discipline (or equivalent experience)




If you’d like to find out more, send across your CV and a member of our team will be in touch.