Job Summary
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Full time
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Advert End Date:
17/07/2024 23:59
£33,945 - £36,648
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Employment Location:
Shearlegs Road
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Closing date:
17 Jul
Further Information
Electrician – Building Maintenance Team

Do you want a role where you’re recognised for what you do, given the opportunity to thrive and have the chance to be the best version of yourself?  Do you want to work with us in helping to create spaces that are great to work and/or live in?  If so, please keep reading as you’re just what we’re looking for!

We have an exciting opportunity for an Electrician to join our Building Maintenance team whose ambition is to deliver on the promises we make to our customers.  Interested in joining a great organisation with an employee offer and experience that rivals others, then this could be an opportunity you just don’t want to miss.

Please take a look at the full job profile via this link Job Profile.  It’s important that you read it in full and check that you meet the essential criteria.

About the role….

As an Electrician in the Building Maintenance Team, you will be responsible for delivering high quality, customer focussed commercial and domestic electrical installs, maintenance and remedial works and cyclical planned works. You will ensure that these works are delivered on time, to specification and within budget.

You will work on your own initiative and as part of a team carrying out works in Schools, Public Buildings and Housing properties, always ensuring a high standard of customer care.

We also operate an out of hours call out service which employees will be required to participate in for which an additional payment will be made.


A bit about Gateshead Council…

We’re responsible for the day-to-day repair and maintenance of over 18,000 council owned homes and various other office, public buildings and schools across the borough which stretches from Bill Quay to Chopwell.  In addition to this, the Council delivers a range of investment works including major, cyclical, and planned works.

We’re truly committed to providing our customers with the highest quality of service and we need like-minded people who can help us deliver a sector leading service.   We need people who want to make a difference, who are talented, possess the right knowledge and skills and who want the chance to demonstrate how good they are.

What’s in it for you?  Well, there’s so much on offer and here’s just a few of the highlights!

You’ll be paid a competitive salary plus additional allowances where relevant.
We’ll help you save for your future with an outstanding employer contribution to your pension of approximately 18.9% per year.
You will have access to a Council vehicle for work use.
You’ll get a generous annual leave package of 28 days annual leave for new employees, rising to 32 days after 5 years continuous local government service.
You have the chance to buy up to 10 additional holidays per year.
You’ll have access to great health and wellbeing support, including discounted membership to GO Gateshead Leisure Services and ability to use our cycle to work scheme.
You’ll have access to our new benefits platform VIVUP where you can get discounts and offers on online and high street shopping.

It’s time to apply!

We’re delighted that you want to come and work with us.  It’s important that you read the job profile in full and check that you meet the essential criteria, because when we start choosing people to come and meet us, we’ll be checking to ensure that they meet the essential criteria as set out in the job profile. 

To apply either complete an application form, which you can do electronically online at www.gateshead.gov.ukor send your cv todanieljohnson@gateshead.gov.uk.

Please make sure that you demonstrate in your application or cv that you meet the essential criteria in the job profile.

Previous Applicants need not apply.

The closing date is midnight on Wednesday 17th July 2024.

For an informal discussion or if you need any assistance, please contact Dan Johnson on 0191 433 6192 or via danieljohnson@gateshead.gov.uk.