Estates Operations Officer - Electrical (Public Sector)

Job Description

Estates Operations Officer - Electrical (Public Sector)
VANRATH are assisting a large Public Sector client in their search for an Estates Operations Officer (Electrical) based in Dundonald and Belfast.
The post holder is responsible for the management of specific elements of estates operations relating to the development and maintenance of the built environment, engineering services and physical asset, and manage a cost effective and efficient service that supports the corporate aims of the Trust.
What they Offer

  • £33,706 - £40,588 plus holiday and pension
  • 3 month contract with the opportunity of extension

Essential Criteria

  • A degree in a relevant Engineering related subject plus 2 years' relevant experience


  • A HNC (or equivalent) in a relevant engineering related subject together plus 4 years' relevant experience*


  • Be due to complete year 2 of the HSC Estates Graduate Training Scheme
  • Hold a current full driving licence which is valid for use in the UK and have access to a car on appointment.

Additional Criteria

  • Experience managing engineering systems and up-to date methods of maintenance planning.
  • Experience controlling and development of maintenance and operational staff.
  • Preparing maintenance estimates and engineering reports.
  • Carrying out directly or by contract repair, replacement and renewal of engineering plant and equipment and services.
  • Ability to manage and control a budget


  • Allocate work to and supervise staff within designated areas, ensuring efficient management of workload
  • Use the building management system to provide effective energy control/monitoring of the estate.
  • Undertake as may be required any other duties, which are necessary to support the efficient operation of the estate management function.
  • Provide professional advice to technical and non-technical staff in relation to operational maintenance projects.
  • The forward planning, development, implementation and review of maintenance policies and schedules to ensure the safe and efficient operation of all plant and equipment.
  • Implementation and efficient management of the engineering/building plant/systems asset register. This includes plant surveys, audits, condition reports, long and short team plant and maintenance replacement programmes
  • Be prepared for interruptions to daily duties to provide emergency response to lift-critical services where patient and staff safety are at risk.
  • Initial management of complaints from service users and resolution of direct employed labour issues were the post holder has specialist knowledge/experience.
  • Technical responsibility on a day-to-day basis for specialist contracts to ensure that patient needs are not compromised during planned and non-planned duties this includes the issue of Permits-to-Work in accordance with HTM's and ACoP's.
  • Take measurements and interpret the results using precision instruments to resolve complicated faults.

To find out more information on the role advertised, please call Mark O'Hare directly or send in your CV via