Trade Operative (Electrician)

Ian Marlow Centre (Main Reception)

Job Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 23rd February 2020

Salary: £21589 - £23836

Job Reference: LCC01067

Hours: Full Time


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About the job

Are you a Trade Operative who carries out quality, customer focused electrical repairs, maintenance and improvement work to properties and buildings?

Are you committed to making a difference, whilst looking for ways to improve and enhance outcomes for the benefit of customers and the service? Then you should apply to join us here at Leicester City Council.

Your role

Our aim is to achieve ‘right first time’ service to all customers across the City of Leicester. Therefore, with your experience and knowledge of electrics, you will undertake range of repairs & maintenance tasks to the agreed quality and performance standards, including enabling and finishing works,

Customers are the forefront of the service, and communication is key to run a smooth service. To ensure this, you will liaise with customers to agree suitable appointments, whilst keeping them updated throughout the repair and refurbishment work. in addition to this, you will actively manage stock of parts in your vehicle to ensure efficient completion of work.

What you will need

With experience and knowledge of electrics, you will arrange appropriate and value for money resources that are required to complete repairs & maintenance whilst keeping cleaning and removing any waste. You will have practical knowledge of building industry regulations and health & safety, to complete repairs & maintenance tasks, whilst being organised, able to work under pressure and prioritise tasks to meet agreed timescales & targets. You will be tactful and diplomatic whilst working in domestic properties and dealing with residents, including vulnerable people. You can work well on your own, but also team orientated, to work together and flexibly to achieve the service objectives to achieve ‘right first time’.

Additional information

There are several vacancies for full time positions working 37 hours per week. The working week is 8.00am to 16.00pm Monday to Thursday and 8.00am to 15.30pm Friday.

Please complete our online application form, referring to the attached person specification and ensuring you tell us about your experience and knowledge where this is being measured by application form.

Should you wish to attach a CV please ensure this is tailored to the job requirements which will give you the best chance of being shortlisted.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Rob Pallatt on 0116 454 5255

What we can offer you

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy balance between you work life and your personal life. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities and career pathways. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including our fantastic salary sacrifice car scheme, big discounts at high-street outlets, childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains, we may also be able help with relocation expenses if you are moving to the City, or need help with commuting costs.


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