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Semi Skilled Engineer Liverpool £24,416.48

Semi Skilled Engineer

Location: Liverpool |
Salary: £24,416.48 |
Posted: 21 Dec 2021 |
Closes: 18 Jan 2022 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: UK Central Government Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 11023

Role Responsibility:

Semi Skilled Engineer

Care and Rehabilitation Services

HMP Altcourse, Liverpool

£24,416.48 per annum

Permanent, Full-time (40 hours per week)

Benefits:  Company Pension, free on-site parking, on-site canteen, local Gym discounts, ongoing training and development and access to High Street Shop discounts.


Within Care and Rehabilitation Services, the philosophy of our prisons is to rehabilitate offenders and equip them to re-integrate into mainstream society on release. We seek to normalise prison conditions as far as possible to reflect life in the outside community. Our aim is to create an environment in which staff and prisoners feel safe and causes of prison stress are minimised. Central to our philosophy is the relationship between staff and prisoners. Our training and operational practices emphasise the need to treat prisoners with dignity and respect and G4S staff build positive and supportive relationships with the prisoners in their care. HMP Altcourse, a category B local prison, in Fazakerly Liverpool, holding over 1200 adult male offenders.


We now have an opportunity for a Semi Skilled Engineer to join our Facilities Management team at HMP Altcourse.


The ideal candidate will have experience of buildings and facilities maintenance to enable them to deliver both planned and reactive maintenance to assets, building fabric, services and utlities in order to maintain a safe and decent environment across the prison estate.


A good working knowledge will ensure that they can deal effectively and safely with breakdowns and damage to assets together with maintenance inspections and repairs to heating, water, ventilation, electrical, mechanical and security equipment and services on site. Assisting when required with diagnosing faults on all Mechanical and Electrical support systems and rectifying where necessary and within their range of qualifications, levels of competence, training and experience.


As a team player they will work alongside other craft qualified, semi skilled and non skilled maintenance staff to develop cross-skilling and cover all levels and aspects of maintenance. Participation in the emergency call out rota and covering periods of sickness will be required.


As a forward thinking individual we would like them 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:

Essential Skills

  • Experience of building and facilities maintenance.
  • A good working knowledge of plumbing and or mechanical systems.
  • Good basic maintenance skills


Desirable Skills

  • City & Guilds
    • Plumbing Craft (6035)
    • Heating and Ventilating (7188)
    • Refrigeration and Air-conditioning (7189)
    • Plumbing/Electrical Installation (7202)
    • Electro technical Craft (2365)
    • Electrical Equipment Maintenance and Testing (2377)
  • BSC level 1 Health & Safety.
  • Full, clean driving license.


If you join us, you can be sure that you’ll find a secure, friendly and professional working environment and be given all the support, training and encouragement you need to build and develop a successful career with us.


Equality and Diversity is an important part of G4S Care and Rehabilitation Services. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds and are a fully inclusive employer who aims to support all employees to be their true selves. We are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments for either the role or during the recruitment process


Please note that these vacancies are subject to a 5 year checkable history and the strict vetting standards set by G4S and the Secretary of State for the Home Office and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. 


You must be eligible to work in the UK and must have been resident in the UK for a minimum period of 3 years. You will also need to provide full details of your employment and education history for the last 5 years as part of the security screening process for this role.

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