Electrician (Aycliffe Secure Centre)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 31/01/2022 23:59
£28,968 (made up of £19,312 salary plus £9,656 Interim Operational Allowance)
Salary includes 50% Interim Operational Allowance
Hours per week:
Please refer to advert text
Job Category:
Manual / Trades / Transport
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Your normal place of work will be Aycliffe Secure Centre, Newton Aycliffe but you may be required to work at any Council workplace within County Durham.
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
31 Jan
Further Information


Job Location: Aycliffe Secure Centre – plus any other DCC building as required

Salary: £28,968 p.a. . (Trade Rate for Electrician inclusive of 50% Interim Operational Allowance of £9,656 p.a.) plus other potential allowances relevant to this post, please contact Lead Officer for further information.

1 x 37 Hours Post – plus rota/shift pattern

The post holder will work a rota/shift/Out of Hours work pattern system which will involve weekend work currently one in three weeks for which an enhanced payment will be made at the appropriate trade rate.

A position has arisen for an Electrician located at Aycliffe Secure Centre working within Building and Facilities Maintenance, Repairs and Maintenance Team.

The post holder will carry out Electrician duties as required by the Electrical Manager and Electrical Foreman within the Repairs and Maintenance Service; and additional duties within Aycliffe Secure Centre as required by the Facilities Management Team.

The candidate must be educated to City and Guilds or NVQ Level 3, or equivalent, in a related discipline and BS7671, IEE wiring Regulations – 18th Edition and City and Guilds 2391 Inspection and Testing . The candidate must have experience of working at a similar level within a Construction or Maintenance environment.

Candidates must meet the person spec and demonstrate this in the application to be considered.

For further information about the post please contact Beverley Grant, Responsive Repairs and Minor Works Manager Tel: 03000 269105 Mobile: 07876 257795 or email beverley.grant@durham.gov.uk or Kieran Brennan, Electrical Repairs and Maintenance Manager Tel: 03000 267294 Mobile: 07786 027491 kieran.brennan@durham.gov.uk

Interviews are anticipated to be held as soon as possible after the closing date via Teams.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

Due to the requirement to drive a County Council vehicle in this role, appointment will be subject to the production of a valid driving licence for the required category of vehicle and the satisfactory completion of an in-house Driver Induction Assessment.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team on telephone no. 03000 263154 / 264086 or email

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Anyone currently listed on the Durham County Council Redeployment Register who is interested in being considered for this vacancy should contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team. Please note that in these cases the interview date must be prior to your end date.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.