Building Services Electrical Engineer

London (Greater)
27 Mar 2018
29 Apr 2018
Job Type

Building Services Electrical Engineer

RCN UK HQ with travel to other RCN offices as required, 35 per week on a flexible shift pattern, Permanent

At the Royal College of Nursing we’re an optimistic organisation. And we’ve got good reason to be. We all share the same voice when it comes to changing the shape of the health policies of the future. And as the largest trade union of nursing staff and students in the UK – with around 435,000 members – all we can see are the infinite possibilities for a brighter future. Join us and you will too.

We’re number 14 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to work for, with Two Star Best Companies Accreditation for 2018 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

As Building services electrical engineer you will play a key role in supporting the Mechanical & Electrical infrastructure of the London HQ building as well as other Estate offices using your Electrical skills and knowledge to ensure continuity of services to our staff and members. 

This is a varied and challenging role where you will be expected to get involved in anything from electrical services to assisting with mechanical maintenance, as well as handyman services which sit within the remit of the Building Services team. We'll look to you to provide a positive attitude to supporting all members of the team. This role offers a great way to build your knowledge and develop your potential.

As Building Services Electrical Engineer you will advise and support the Building Services Manager and RCN Project Manager with infrastructure and relocation works across the RCN Estate.

You will come into contact with users of RCN Offices across the organisation as well as third party contractors so you’ll need enthusiasm, positivity and excellent customer service skills to deliver an exceptional service.

As Building Services Electrical Engineer you will play a key role in maintaining our stringent electrical safety and operational standards in London HQ and RCN Estate offices. You’ll use your knowledge to advise on infrastructure works for all Estate offices and oversee electrical projects where required.

This role will provide opportunities to expand your knowledge and capabilities by supporting all aspects of the services provided by Building Services. This includes operation of the Building Management System and managing the workload of the Building Service crew when required. 


What we offer you

We expect you to look after our customers. And we expect you to be rewarded for it. As well as a whole range of learning and development opportunities we can also offer you an impressive range of benefits. We have a highly competitive pay structure, and annual leave of up to 32 days.

Balancing work and life commitments is important to us as an organisation. We are a diverse organisation and understand everyone has different needs. All employees can ask for flexible working when personal circumstances change we will work with you to find a smarter working solution that suits everyone and the role in question if we can. We also offer generous Maternity, Paternity and Adoption leave packages.

To join us you’ll need proven electrical skills and, ideally, a background in a relevant area such as working in occupied buildings and dealing with contractors. You will need to be proficient in word and excel skills to manage software systems and maintenance records.

To succeed at the Royal College of Nursing all you need to do is think bigger, better and brighter. And with an attitude like that, anything’s possible.

For more information or for an informal discussion about the role please contact Bill Duffy, Building Services Manager on 0207 647 3810.

For more information on the Recruitment & Selection process, please contact

Closing Date: Midnight on 29th April 2018.

Assessment Centre & Interview Date: 9th and 10th May 2018.

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