Electrician (maintenance craftsperson) Antrim Hospital.

  • Antrim Hospital
  • £11.53

Electrician (maintenance craftsperson) Antrim Hospital

  • Antrim Hospital
  • £11.53
  • Posted January 26, 2023

The post holder will be required to carry out maintenance routines in line with his/her training
and experience as and when required within the Trust.
The post holder will be expected to undertake a wide range of maintenance work in the
electrical and/or electronic discipline and to undertake any closely relate mechanical tasks
associated with this work.
The Maintenance Electrician will be employed on work appropriate to his/her core specialist
skills. He/she will however be progressively and suitably trained in elements of other craft
skills reaching levels of flexibility and competence to enable him/her to fulfil the following


 Undertake unsupervised electrical and/or electronic maintenance work related to
training and/or experience and understand fully the interrelationship between
the various maintenance crafts.
 Show a high level of flexibility including performing a wide range of work of
other crafts.
 Use relevant tools and equipment to undertake work on the electrical,electronic
and mechanical systems in Trust buildings.
 Manufacture, assemble, erect and install new electrical work as required.
 Undertake training, where necessary, to learn new techniques.
 Diagnose and repair faults in electronic, electrical and mechanical plant and
equipment; and pass on knowledge to others.
 Ensure compliance with all written and verbal instructions in accordance with
The Health & Safety at Work (1978) NI Order.
 Provide attendance and a maintenance service on all plant and equipment Within
the Trust as directed.
 Carry out a given programme of work including planned preventative
Maintenance, new work, repairs and emergency breakdowns as required.
 Carry out all emergency repairs as directed and provide when necessary a 24
hour, 7 day per week emergency service.
 Carry out testing of new/existing installations as laid down in the current Edition
of the Institute of Electrical Engineers Regulations.

 Carry out testing of portable appliances to meet the standards set out in the
Electricity at Work Regulations.
 Maintain, test and service emergency standby generators as required.
 Advise the Maintenance Supervisor on equipment which is beyond economic
repair and/or unsafe.
 Interpret and work from instructions, drawings and specifications without
 Participate, at least annually in a review with your line manager for guidance on
personal development and identification of further training, where Appropriate.
 Any other duties as may be assigned from time-to-time by a Senior Officer.
 These duties may include assistance with work being undertaken by other
disciplines and the operation of plant/process normally undertaken by others.



* Applicants must possess a recognised
and registered CITB or BITB apprenticeship
Approved Company apprenticeship. Applicants
must possess City and Guilds 236 Part 2 or
equivalent formal qualifications
PLUS 5 years post apprenticeship experience, at
least 1 year of which must have been spent on the
maintenance of complex electrical and/or
electronic engineering systems

Hold a current full driving licence which is valid for
use in the UK and have access to a car on
appointment. This criteria will be waived in the case
of applicants whose disability prohibits driving but
who have access to a form of transport approved by
the Trust which will permit them to carry out the
duties of the post


Willing to work shifts if required.
Willing to participate in an on-call rota.
Willing to work overtime when required.
Willingness to work in the mechanical
discipline and Energy Centre as

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