Building Maintenance Electrician


Duxford, GB

Category:  Facilities and Catering

Building Maintenance Electrician

Permanent, Full Time

Circa £30,000 basic D.O.E (plus 20% Shift and On-Call allowance, OTE £37,000)



Are you qualified electrician looking to do something with a bit of variety?


If so the role of Building Maintenance Electrician allows you to exercise your electrician skills whilst performing building maintenance tasks, giving you variety and scope within the role.


As a Building Maintenance Electrician you will work within a small team to undertake compliant installation, operation and maintenance of the Group’s mechanical and electrical systems and equipment, ensuring that the designated Cambridge Assessment assets are maintained to be safe, secure and in excellent order.


Enjoy an empowered and evolving working environment that invests in your growth and development – where your contributions and achievements are valued, recognised and celebrated.


What you’ll be doing


Based in our state-of-the-art Printing and Operations warehouse and distribution centre, you’ll provide systematic proactive and reactive engineering support working to business agreed SLAs.


Responsible for the co-ordination and delivery of the annual Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) schedule you’ll have ownership for all reactive works, mechanical and electrical equipment, systems and assets. Planning, costing, and managing electrical installations, you’ll conduct testing and reactive maintenance repair projects, maintaining fully documented audit records.


The management of on-site contractors will be part of your role too, ensuring that they are fully inducted and briefed about the work they are required to complete, in accordance with Company’s guidelines and procedures (site induction / monitoring, Permit to Work, method statements and risk assessments). You will also be responsible for the review of all works completed by contractors ensuring completion within approved standards and good practice, especially in relation to H&S and welfare.


With the opportunity to contribute to the development of standard operating procedures and safe systems of work for all planned and reactive maintenance of mechanical and electrical equipment, you will provide electrical / mechanical expertise input into buildings projects.


Hours of work


There will be a requirement to work an early and late rotating shift pattern and will be expected to participate in an out-of hour’s rota call out system.


* The OTE comprises of shift payments and on call flat rate payments but does not include overtime or call out hourly payments.


What we’re looking for


  • City & Guilds 2360 Part 1&2 or approved equivalent (essential)
  • Qualified to NVQ level 3 plus AM2 or equivalent to JIB Approved Electrician grade (essential)
  • Certified City and Guilds 2382 to current 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations (essential)
  • Certified City and Guilds 2391 inspection and testing or the equivalent qualification (essential)
  • Proven installation and maintenance experience within commercial and industrial environments. 
  • Computer literacy skills with experience using MS Office (essential)
  • Competent and able to work at height (use of MEWP’s is essential)



The following certifications would be advantageous, although training will be provided:

Portable appliance testing, IOSH Working Safely, IPAF, PASMA, PUWER, L8, COSHH and Asbestos Awareness.


The successful candidate will have excellent problem solving and analytical fault-finding skills. A flexible working approach is a must as well as good interpersonal, team-working and customer service skills.



Who we are 


Cambridge Assessment is Europe's largest assessment group, incorporating three major awarding bodies. It plays a leading role in researching, developing and delivering assessment to eight million candidates in 170 countries every year. The Group is a department of the University of Cambridge and a not-for-profit organisation. 




In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive package of benefits to help with your life both inside and outside of work:


  • Generous contributory pension
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays 
  • Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary) 
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay
  • Employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 retailers 
  • Cycle scheme 
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Subsidised staff restaurants
  • Support for professional qualifications
  • Discounted access to the University of Cambridge Sport Centre, along with various other local gyms.
  • Free parking



We know that diversity of thinking, backgrounds and approaches lead to innovation and create an atmosphere where everyone’s contribution is valued. As well as wanting to create diverse teams, we also value diversity in the way our people approach their work. Work/life balance is important to us at Cambridge Assessment and we offer our colleagues a range of flexible working options according to the needs of the business and the individual, so please let us know of any flexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we can support you.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 07/02/2021 and interviews to be held throughout the period that the advert is live and thereafter.


If you’re successful at interview stage we will ask you to undergo background screening (carried out by Credence Background Screening Ltd), to ensure that all information provided to us is accurate. We wish you all the very best with your application.



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