Electrical Services Supervisor
Post Details
Job Title
Electrical Services Supervisor
Post Number
Closing Date
13 Jan 2020
Starting Salary
£24,815 - £30,270
Hours per week
Expected/Ideal Start Date
27 Jan 2020
Months Duration

Job Description

Main Purpose of the Job

The Norwich BioScience Institutes Partnership (NBIP) has an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Services Supervisor to join their busy Facilities department.

To carry out the duties of a NICEIC qualified supervisor, scheduling and managing delivery of planned and reactive maintenance using a mix of in-house personnel and contracted service providers ensuring that work is completed on time and to the required standard.

Electrical infrastructure, plant and equipment defect identification and remediation.     

Assist the Engineering Services Coordinator and other facilities personnel in the development and implementation of high quality, cost effective electrical service models.          
Undertake Authorised Person (AP) duties (or oversee where contracted) ensuring that suitable Permits to Work and/or Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS) are in place when required.
Updating asset information and producing infrastructure, plant or equipment condition reports.   

Operational support and assistance to other facilities personnel and across trade boundaries.     

Manage statutory documents, service/inspection records and ensure that any significant findings are actioned.

Key Relationships

Engineering Services Coordinator
Other members of the facilities team, institute Lab Managers and heads of service/function.

Main Activities & Responsibilities

Provision of technical competence, scheduling and delivery of electrical infrastructure, plant and equipment planned and reactive maintenance, support project delivery.
Day to day task allocation and performance monitoring of the in-house team and appointment of contractors to support delivery of a cost-effective service model.
Act as Authorised Person related to Permits to Work & RAMS
As agreed with line manager, any other duties commensurate with the nature of the role

Person Profile

Education & Qualifications

A recognised electrical trade apprenticeship with significant practical experience
NEBOSH/IOSH Health and Safety Certificate
IWFM Level 3 Certificate

Specialist Knowledge & Skills

Knowledge of electrical services and infrastructure legislation and standards
Knowledge of Building Management Systems and environmental controls
Specialist risk assessment and safe working practice knowledge

Relevant Experience

Significant experience working in an engineering services supervisory role
Experience of contractor supervision and management
Evidence of successfully delivering multi-faceted maintenance programmes
Experience of developing and implementing action or improvement plans

Interpersonal & Communication Skills

Good written and verbal communication skills with an ability to engage with employees at an operational and management level
Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to work well as part of a team

Additional Requirements

Attention to detail
Willingness to embrace the expected values and behaviours of all staff at the Partnership, ensuring it is a great place to work
Willingness to work outside standard working hours when required
Evidence of continual personal development
Promotes equality and values diversity

Who We Are

NBI Partnership

The NBI Partnership provides non-scientific services to the John Innes Centre (JIC), Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB), Earlham Institute (EI) and The Sainsbury Laboratory (TSL). All of these organisations carry out scientific research funded by the UK Government, European Union, Charitable and Industrial Sponsors. The Partnership employs around 140 staff to cater for the needs of approximately 1100 Research Staff, Students and Visiting Scientists who are all located in close proximity on the Norwich Research Park.

The John Innes Centre, Quadram Institute Bioscience, the Earlham Institute and The Sainsbury Laboratory are registered charities (No’s 223852, 1058499, 1136213 and 106550) and are Equal Opportunity Employers..

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Group Details

Electrical infrastructure/assets reactive and planned maintenance, condition monitoring, and electrical services quality control within the NBIP Facilities team.


Advert Text

The Norwich BioScience Institutes Partnership (NBIP) has an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Services Supervisor to join their busy Facilities department.


NBIP provides an exciting and stimulating multidisciplinary environment in which to work. Set in 230 hectares of parkland, we are an equal opportunities employer with a comprehensive benefits package to include; competitive starting salaries, free parking, defined contribution pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement and excellent recreational and leisure facilities.

The Facilities teams main function is to manage the estate, ensuring that all assets are properly maintained and compliant with relevant statutory obligations and best practice guidelines. Facilities staff are also responsible for soft facilities management, including security, reception, cleaning and caretaking and catering facilities.

The role:

This is a fantastic opportunity to support the technologies required for world class science by ensuring that electrical services and equipment are appropriately maintained and that investment needs are identified via routine condition/quality monitoring.

The role includes scheduling planned and reactive tasks and delivery of electrical services support to the institutes to ensure that facilities are available to support reliable science outcomes.

This is an essential role within the Facilities Team with responsibility for statutory documentation, permits to work, risk assessments and performance monitoring of both the in-house team and contractors. 

The ideal candidate:

The ideal candidate will have completed a recognised electrical trade apprenticeship, have significant practical experience and a NEBOSH/IOSH Health and Safety Certificate. They should have knowledge of electrical services and infrastructure legislation and standards and knowledge of Building Management Systems and environmental controls.

Additional information:

Salary on appointment will be within the range £24,815 to £30,270 per annum depending on qualifications and experience.  This is a full-time post offered on a permanent basis.

An additional 10% payment will be made to suitably experienced employees included within an on-call rota, plus mileage and overtime payments for any additional hours worked as a result of emergency call-outs.

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK as we do not hold a Sponsorship Licence.

As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee to offer an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for this vacancy.

The closing date for applications will be 13 January 2020.