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Job Reference: G4S/US/3797
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Facilities Management
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: £26,000.00 pa
Location: Rugby
G4S Region: UK & Ireland
Country:United Kingdom

G4S Business Unit:
Closing Date: July 16, 2017
Package Description: 25 days annual leave, access to Childcare Voucher Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and entry level pension scheme

Job Introduction:

G4S FM specialises in integrated hard and soft facilities management and specialist support services for secure and critical environments

We design and operate facilities and provide management services to both the public and private sector.

We provide and manage people, premises, vehicles and equipment to support the efficient delivery of our customer’s core business activities. We provide innovative, reliable and flexible services that ensure the whole life operability of facilities.

G4S have been established for over 100 years, operate in 120 countries, globally and employ 618K people. The opportunities for development and growth within such a vast company are extraordinary.

The role

G4S FM is recruiting a Multi-Skilled Engineer (Electrical) to join our small but committed maintenance team at HMP Rye Hill. The hours are between 8.00 am and 5.00 pm but some flexibility is required as there will be a need to work some weekends and a requirement to participate in the on-call rota. The salary for this role is £26,000.00 pa. There may also be a necessity to work at other sites within the geographical area, so the ability to drive is beneficial.

Role Responsibility:

To provide a service across a range of disciplines to maintain and repair assets, building fabric, services and utilities across the prison estate that is the responsibility of G4SFM.

  • Operate within planned maintenance procedures for assets etc, effectively and safely within their range of qualifications, levels of competence, training and experience.
  • Deal effectively and safely with breakdowns and damage to assets etc. within their range of qualifications, levels of competence, training and experience as required and by out of hours response where necessary.
  • Write up maintenance reports and technical procedures for Building Maintenance Activities.
  • Assist in the training and development of other maintenance/technical staff involved in site maintenance activities.
  • Carry out maintenance inspection and repairs to various types of heating, water, ventilation, electrical, mechanical and security etc. equipment and services on site, where necessary and within their range of qualifications, levels of competence, training and experience
  • Diagnosing faults on all Mechanical & Electrical support systems and rectifying where necessary and within their range of qualifications, levels of competence, training and experience.
  • Following detailed drawings and operational maintenance manuals in order to carry out all planned maintenance, routine inspections and reactive repairs.
  • Carry out maintenance inspection and repairs to various assets, building fabric throughout the prison estate, e.g. furniture, internal /external fixtures and fittings, grounds, access and car parking, etc.
  • Assisting in the development of maintenance routines, procedures, risk assessments, preparing and maintaining relevant technical records.
  • Working with other craft qualified, semi-skilled and non-skilled maintenance staff to develop cross-skilling and cover all levels and aspects of maintenance activities on a team work basis.
  • Participate in emergency call out arrangements and provide cover where necessary during sickness absence periods.
  • Carry out maintenance activities to assist in project and improvement development works, offering alternatives to improve the effectiveness of the operation of the site, review current legislation / regulations within their range of qualifications, levels of competence, training and experience.

The Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate should have the ability to follow instructions, effective communication and customer care skills with good interpersonal skills, high standards of personal hygiene, ability to work independently and as part of a team experience, and must be reliable and committed to the role.

Key Skills


Fully qualified and experienced within an electrical engineering discipline (Level 3 NVQ diploma in Electrotechnical services or equivalent)

17th Edition (IET) Wiring Regulations

Experience of building and facilities maintenance.


High level specialism such as CCTV Technology

Experience of BMS systems.

Periodic Inspection & Testing

Electrical Safety & Part P

Portable Appliance Testing (EAL or  City & Guilds)

Full, clean driving license

Here at G4S FM we are very proud to have been recognised by the DWP as a Disability Confident employer to demonstrate our continuing commitment to recruit, retain and develop the abilities of people working with disabilities.

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Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.


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