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Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£29,605 to £32,982
Closing date
11 Apr 2024

Job Details

Manchester Metropolitan University's Estates Operations Team seeks an adept Electrical Maintenance Engineer to join their diverse group of engineers providing reactive and scheduled maintenance services campus-wide.

This role is ideal for a proactive, self-motivated individual who thrives on engaging with diverse stakeholders and adeptly managing their workload.

Role Overview:

  • Under the guidance of the Electrical Maintenance Manager, the Electrical Maintenance Engineer will undertake various electrical maintenance tasks across residential and academic buildings. Responsibilities encompass general and emergency lighting, lighting control, small power, and electrical supplies to specialized systems.
  • Additionally, the Estates Operations team provides an after-hours service, addressing emergencies and critical issues, with additional compensation for on-call duties.
  • This role is dynamic and multifaceted, catering to individuals who thrive in active environments. Beyond the technical aspects of inspecting and repairing electrical systems across campus, the job entails significant physical activity, making it ideal for those who enjoy being on the move.

Candidate Profile:

  • Ideal candidates should demonstrate proficiency in all aspects of electrical maintenance and possess strong organisational skills to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills are essential for interacting with various university departments.
  • Candidates must have the ability to manage their own workload independently as engineers are tasked with prioritising duties and coordinating maintenance efforts efficiently.
  • Overall, this role offers a perfect blend of physical activity, interpersonal interaction, and autonomy, making it well-suited for active, communicative, and self-directed individuals.


  • Access to a defined benefit pension scheme administered by the Greater Manchester Pension Fund, inclusive of death in service life cover.
  • Generous holiday entitlement including 25 days annual leave, bank holidays, and discretionary days during the Christmas period.
  • Salary progression opportunities.
  • Professional development avenues through internal and external training programs.
  • Additional perks such as the cycle to work scheme, travel loans, discounted gym memberships, and access to the employee assistance program.

Working Hours:

The role operates on a Monday to Friday schedule from 08:45 to 16:30.

Please note that the successful candidate will need to engage in the after-hours callout schedule, typically involving one week out of every six.

Manchester Met University is committed to creating an intentionally inclusive culture of belonging that promotes equity and celebrates diversity. We understand the importance of having a diverse workforce and the benefits it can bring to ensuring diversity of thought and innovation in everything we do. We, therefore, encourage applications from our local and international communities, in particular people from ethnic minority groups, disabled people and people who identify as LGBTQIA+.




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