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Senior Electrical Technician


Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £27,924 to £39,739 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Monday 06 February 2023
Reference:  024122-R-R-R-R-R-R-R

A unique and exciting opportunity for a Senior Electrical Technician to join our Engineering Leadership team within Operational Services.

Nestled amongst the rolling hills of the Surrey countryside, we offer market leading benefits and a role in which you can make a real impact on people’s lives!

We value, empower and support every member of staff to get the best out of your unique talents, so you’ll be rewarded with a generous salary, 32 days holiday PLUS Bank Holidays, industry leading pension up to 30%, salary sacrifice benefits and a unique and vibrant working environment on-campus.


Roles & Responsibilities:
Working as part of a team responsible for the operational maintenance of University premises, you will be undertaking planned and reactive work on electrical systems to support the University’s infrastructure and environmental control systems across all our premises, ensuring that they are maintained in a safe, efficient, and functional order.

You’ll need good planning, organising and prioritising skills, and will be working at a senior level. As such, you will be expected to tackle more complex tasks, take on additional responsibilities and communicate effectively at a senior level.


Other responsibilities include:

  • Maintain all electrical systems, including statutory inspection and testing where required, to meet current legislative requirements.
  • Ensure failing plant or assets are reported to the Helpdesk and plant areas are maintained in good condition.
  • Deliver an effective and timely response to maintenance demands across the University in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Ensure compliance with all University Health and Safety and Environmental systems and procedures, and take an active part in the development of these policies
  • Ensure the use of equipment and materials in delivery of maintenance services are appropriate and meet current legislative standards.
  • Keep up to date with electrical related legislation and developments, attending courses and passing all necessary exams to maintain professional accreditation.
  • Carry out multi-skilled tasks, where relevant, such as (but not restricted to) mechanical isolation and fault finding, minor carpentry, redecoration repairs linked to maintenance work.
  • Complete all administrative work associated with departmental management systems, including the completion of work records, timesheets, stores issues, estimates and health & safety records. Utilise Building Logbook to record all maintenance visits and any relevant defective information and repairs. All defects to be reported immediately to the help desk for further action.



What’s in it for you?

We think Surrey is an amazing place to work, and we are carefully crafting a dynamic, flexible, and fun place to work and thrive.

Alongside our gorgeous campus setting, collegiate on-site atmosphere and plentiful development opportunities, we also offer:


  • Competitive Salary from £27,924 to £39,739
  • Market leading Pension up to 30%
  • Up to 40 DAYS Holiday: 25 Days annual leave + 7 University Days + Bank Holidays
  • Salary Sacrifice benefits including subsidised rail fare, cycle to work scheme and on-site childcare
  • Student discount eligibility
  • Access to world-class leisure facilities at discounted rates
  • On-site parking, cafes, restaurants and coffee shops


For more information or to be considered for the role please click "Apply" or email





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In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

Click here to find out more about the benefits we offer to support you.

The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.






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