Electrical Engineer
  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: WMBC/21/147654
  • Published: Wed 07/04/2021, 12:45 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 27/04/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £29,577 - £32,234
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Wallasey Town Hall, Merseyside

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Electrical Engineer

Agile and flexible working available

There has never been a more exciting time to work within the Assets Service at Wirral Council. The team have a range of projects and deliverables to meet as part of our ambitious regeneration plans for the future. We are therefore looking for an Electrical Engineer to join our team and responsible for electrical design and maintenance programmes. The ideal candidate will show considerable initiative, experience, design and project management ability. They will also carry out day to day electrical activities within the corporate environment and local authority schools. Key elements of the role include responsibility for design, specification, quality assurance and programme delivery.

Some key day to day duties will involve:

  • Responsible for the preparation of reports, cost estimates, undertaking correspondence, conducting meetings, maintaining records and information, supplying advice and attending meetings associated with the operations of the service area.


  • Supervision of installations including issuing instructions to contractors, engineers, consultants and administration of sub-contracts, to their completion.


  • Responsible for providing advice to schools and building managers in respect of electrical maintenance and projects, with particular attention to responsibilities of schools under their delegated funding requirements.


  • Interpret electrical legislation for the benefit of making presentations and briefings for Headteachers, School Business Managers, Site Managers and Governors.


  • Deliver projects that will ensure statutory compliance for the electrical element, including but not limited to fire and security alarms, access controls, CCTV, power data, electrical circuits and lighting.


  • Manage the corporate data base system for electrical works using the Authorities Electrical Schedule of Rate Contractor

The ideal candidate will have an HNC/HND Electrical Design qualification or equivalent. We are also looking for knowledge of electrical regulations and experience of working as part of a team responsible for electrical requirements within an organisation. Experience working for a local authority is particularly advantageous.

Wirral Council have retained JGP Resourcing for the recruitment of this role. For an informal conversation about the role please get in touch with Chris Macdonald (Resourcing Business Partner) at chris.macdonald@jgp.co.uk.

Closing Date: Tuesday 27th April

Interviews are anticipated for early May 2021.

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