Electrical Repairs & Maintenance Manager

Ref: LRA273
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000pa
Location: Sunderland, Tyne & Wear
Closing Date: 11/06/2023

Job Description

The Role

To provide, plan and co-ordinate in-house staff and external contractors for the effective and comprehensive management of Statutory, Regulatory and Compliance responsibilities in relation to testing and maintenance of a range of electrical services’ installations and equipment. This would include cyclical, responsive and planned programmes to domestic and non-domestic properties.

Ensure that all relevant servicing, repairs, testing and inspection is carried out, that all follow on/remedial work is tracked, completed and recorded with the appropriate certification validated and updated and transmitted to the data team in a timely manner so that all information is current and accurate.

Supporting and undertaking quality assurance/control checks to a defined percentage of ongoing/completed works of contractors’/in-house staff for robust management together with technical advice in line with best practice.

Support the performance of Contractors and in-house staff delivering works by the effective management of Assistant Managers, trades staff and colleagues and sub-contractors to deliver value for money, health and safety excellence whilst ensuring programmes are delivered to the required time, cost and quality standards.

The Person

You will have a strong background and technical qualifications including current electrical regulations for domestic and non-domestic property installations, electrical safety procedures and electrical certification requirements, to deliver a large volume compliance electrical services programme across domestic, commercial, and sheltered accommodation types.

The ideal candidate will have a sound knowledge and understanding of the whole range and types of electrical installations and the challenges and sensitivities of delivering a service within social housing. Proficiency in managing Health and Safety, budget management and experience in managing both contractors and an in-house team of trade staff is essential for the role.

Cyclical electrical works and responsive repairs delivery is a key service to our customers and candidates should be able to demonstrate evidence of achieving excellence in delivery of services and commitment to continuous improvement.