Electrician/Multi Skilled Operative

University of Exeter
December 10, 2023
Offerd Salary:£29,605
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The starting salary will be £29,605 on Grade D plus an additional market supplement, depending on qualifications and experience. (plus overtime and on call supplement (circa £1200PA) where applicable).


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme.

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Building and Maintenance


Electrician/Multi Skilled Operative

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Finance, Infrastructure and Commercial Services

This new full-time post is immediately available on a permanent basis.

The role

The Engineering and Direct Works department is responsible for a significant proportion of the technical management of the University's Estate. Its Energy team manage; the multi million pound budget for the supply of gas, water and electricity; the Low Carbon Commitment Implementation Plan to ensure the University is on track to meet its carbon reduction targets; the University's revolving green energy projects and set and deliver the Sustainable Travel Plan. The dedicated in house maintenance team provides in and out of hours planned and reactive maintenance to what is effectively Devon's tenth largest, and independently run, town.

Reporting to the Electrical Team Leader, you will be a member of the operational team working alongside other maintenance operatives in the Electrical, Mechanical, Building & Structural Services.

We are looking for a customer focused team player who can work alone, or in a team and be able to use initiative to prioritise work demands and meet deadlines. Having served a recognised electrical apprenticeship to NVQ level 3 (or approved equivalent), be up to date with the current wiring regulations and hold your 2392/2395 (or equivalent)you will have a working knowledge of testing 230v/415v electrical systems, experience of fault finding and working within mechanical and ventilation plant rooms as well as an understanding of all the relevant health and safety legislation that accompanies these tasks.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world's most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and 47% is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 39 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
  • For further information, please contact Matt Kneebone, email [email protected], or telephone (01392) 726644

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