Kirklees College

Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Huddersfield, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
29,922.00 - £31,637.00 pa
18 Sep 2023
01 Oct 2023
Job Level
Facilities Support
Job Function
Estates and Facilities
Contract Type
Full Time

At Kirklees College we are always looking for new talent, and welcome applications from all sectors.

Whether in a teaching & learning role or in one of our specialised Business Support functions, you’ll be involved in nurturing and developing the next generation of construction workers, engineers, health workers and countless others.

We’re already a successful college, but we’re continually striving to be better and do better - be part of our story!

In the role of Electrical Maintenance Engineer you’ll be based at our main Waterfront Huddersfield campus, but will work across all our sites in Huddersfield and Dewsbury. Your focus will be on the operation of all planned and reactive maintenance activities to keep the College running efficiently and safely.

You will responsible for the highest standard of maintenance which includes; Reactive, Planned Preventative and Scheduled Maintenance Services providing the best possible support at Kirklees College. The role is focused on maintaining buildings, infrastructure and equipment in compliance with statutory standards and approved codes of practice.

Ideally, you’ll be qualified in a relevant electrical Qualification - City & Guilds (or equivalent NVQ level 2), have a time served electrical apprenticeship and up to date knowledge of 18th Edition Wiring Regulation. Be able to troubleshoot, adjust and repair all electrical equipment, components and wiring. Be able to perform preventative maintenance on assigned electrical systems and respond to reactive maintenance requests.

It’s important that you have strong communication skills, with demonstrated problem-solving skills, and demonstrate our College values of Kindness, Unity and Excellence in your role.

Due to the nature of our work, it’s essential you’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

We believe learning is not just for our students: it’s an important part of working here too. Staff development opportunities include a mentoring scheme, financial contributions for external qualifications and skills development for current and aspiring managers. You’ll also have access to a range of staff benefits including an employee assistance programme, retail and leisure discounts and reduced Metro travel.

We want people who believe in the value of education, and who can contribute to our culture of supporting and challenging one another.

Hours / weeks: 37 hours / 52 weeks
Actual salary: Circa £30,000
Closing date: 1st October 2023

Please note this advertisement may close early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.

If you have any queries about the role or the application process please contact Please check your emails regularly during the recruitment process (including spam and junk folders) as this is how you will be contacted once you have applied.

As an employer we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of an individuals’ sex, age, religion, race, marital status, disability status, sexual orientation, maternity or care leaver status. We are committed to exploring opportunities for flexible working and ensuring the work-life balance and wellbeing of our workforce. Please note that any job offer is subject to pre-employment checks including a DBS check, online searches and references from former employers, in line with guidance from Department for Education.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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