Facilities and Maintenance Co-ordinator (Electrician)

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary £20000 - 30000

Updated 2 days ago

Reference 1406385

 Job Description

The Ulster Hall & Waterfront Hall represent the live entertainment brands of two of Belfast’s most iconic live entertainment venues. ICC Belfast is the conferencing brand representing Northern Ireland’s only purpose-built international convention centre.

JOB DESCRIPTION

ROLE:                                                 Facilities and Maintenance Co-ordinator (Electrician)             

DEPARTMENT:                                    Operations

REPORTS TO:                                     Facilities Manager 

CONTRACT:                                       Permanent 

HOURS OF WORK:                          Your hours of work are on average 37 per week over a 4 week period.  TheCompany reserves the right to amend working hours or change rosters at anytime to meet business/client requirements and will give at least 72 hours’ notice. The rota will include a mixture of days, evenings and weekend working five daysover seven.

Main Purpose of Job:

 

As part of the Belfast Waterfront, Ulster Hall and ICC Ltd team, you are to ensure that all buildings are fit for the delivery of events as planned and that customers’ experience of an event is exceeded through the provision of surroundings presented to the highest standard.

 

The co-ordination of both planned and reactive maintenance within the scope of facilities management, co-ordinating with contractors who are engaged in planned or reactive maintenance within facilities management including project works and available for emergency call outs for breakdowns/reactive maintenance etc. 

 

When on shift, be the first responder to building services related faults, mechanical and electrical, and the prompt initiation of appropriate action.

 

To work as directed within BWUH Ltd Operations team in all its areas of responsibility.

 

Summary of responsibilities & personal duties:

 

  • To report directly to the Facilities Manager on all elements relating to daily activities at BWUH managed facilities.

 

  • To deputise for the Facilities Manager in relation to building energy management system, Trend, to achieve comfort levels for all customers in line with company energy efficiency management.

 

  • To advise on requirements for and to oversee the work of contractors supplying or using temporary power for events and conferences. Where appropriate, to carry out installations of this nature; this includes oversight and approval of method statements and Health and Safety requirements, including out of hours and at weekends. To ensure working procedures are current and up to date with current Legislations i.e. BS 7671, and BS 7909 – Temporary Electrical Installation in venues, where appropriate.

 

  • To liaise with Head of Technical Production (or Production Planners) regarding electrical and facilities management matters for events and associated equipment and source of supplies.  To attend meetings as and when required for event planning or production meetings etc.

 

  • To carry out inspection, testing and certification of temporary power installations where appropriate.

 

  • To carry out routine statutory compliance checks including, for example, fire alarm, emergency lighting, PAT testing etc.

 

  • To assist the Facilities Manager in the management of Health & Safety for the buildings, and to carry out regular Health & Safety inspections, where appropriate.

 

  • To be responsible for plant rooms within both buildings, the service yard at Belfast Waterfront and external areas at Ulster Hall, ensuring good  housekeeping and safe storage is adhered to at all times.

 

  • To deputise the scheduling and work load of the casual maintenance team.

 

  • To carry out electronic repairs on electrical equipment as and when required if applicable.

 

  • To carry out physical inspections, to evaluate and escalate appropriately any defects found, to complete and maintain a repair diary and to report any or all electrical, mechanical or building fabric defects to the Facilities Manager immediately.

 

  • To replace as directed, interior and exterior electric bulbs, tubes, starters and diffusers and maintain them in a clean condition, when appropriate

 

  • To liaise with, and assist as directed the operations team in the day to day delivery of a broad range of events, all maintenance including floor power services for events, including out of hours and at weekends.

 

  • To undertake such other relevant duties as may from time to time be required.

 

  • To engage with Facilities and Technical Managers in budgetary requirements and stock control.

 

  • To engage with Facilities and Technical Managers and BWUH in any training requirements deemed necessary to fulfil the role.

 

  • Assets management, repairs and maintenance

 

Person Specification

 

Qualifications:  

 

Essential:

  • Be qualified or time-served electrician in possession of City & Guilds 2360 Parts I and II plus joint industry board (JIB) achievement measurement 2 Parts (AMI and AM2), or equivalent; NVQ Electrical Installation – Level 3 or equivalent
  • Possess City & Guilds 2380 (BS7671 17th Edition Wiring Regulations);

 

Desirable:     

  • A recognised building services qualification
  • A recognised Health and Safety Qualification and/or Project Management/Work Planning experience
  • Experienced in electronic repairs and maintenance
  • MEWP training certification

 

Experience:

 

Essential:

Applicants must be able to demonstrate on their application form, by way of personal, specific examples:

  • An awareness of Health & Safety processes and Legislative Compliance
  • Experienced in Event electrical power requirements
  • Experienced in fixed wiring installations and maintenance

 

Desirable:

  • At least two years’ relevant work experience advising on requirements for and to oversee the work of contractors supplying or using temporary power for events and conferences.
  • At least two years’ relevant work experience liaising with Production and Technical staff regarding electrical matters for events and associated equipment and source of supplies.
  • An awareness of working at height
  • Knowledge of building energy management systems [BEMS]
  • Knowledge of Comm’s and ISDN lines etc
  • Knowledge of electronic circuits etc

 

 

Shortlisting Criteria:

 

In addition to the above qualifications and experience, Belfast Waterfront & Ulster Hall Ltd reserves the right to shortlist only those applicants who, as at the closing date for receipt of application forms can demonstrate by providing personal and specific examples on their application form:

 

  • Application of BS 7909 – Temporary Electrical Installation in venues
  • Inspection, testing and certification of temporary power installations where appropriate
  • Routine statutory compliance checks including, for example, fire alarm, emergency lighting, etc.

 

 

Skills and attributes:

 

Core competencies:

Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they possess the following core competencies which may be tested at interview:

 

  • the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, clients and customers, to represent and promote the interests of the organisation
  • the ability to use standard and specialised computer applications and in-house systems
  • Effective planning skills including the prioritisation of work, depending upon demand and available resources, and the ability to identify joint goals and determine forward plans.
  • The ability to respond appropriately to internal and external customers and experience of dealing with customers in sensitive situations.

 

Key competencies:

Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they possess the following core competencies which may be tested at interview:

 

  • be capable of working on their own initiative with a minimum of supervision and to deadlines.
  • have a flexible approach, with the ability to work evenings, nights and week- ends, as required
  • have well-developed customer care skills and the ability to work effectively within a team.
  • personal determination to succeed, working as part of a team to exceed targets and improve standards or performance.
  • the ability to engage with continuous improvements in working practices and organisational change and can motivate others to meet changes effectively.

 

To Apply:

 

To apply for this post, please download and complete an application form and submit via NI Jobs;

or by post to; HR Team, Ulster Hall, 34 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7FF.

 

Closing date for applications is 7 May 2019 at 12.00pm.

Interviews

We expect interviews to take place week commencing 13 May 2019.