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Estates Maintenance Team Leader (Electrical Bias)


£26,145 - £27,735 per annum




37 hours per week

Closing Date

Reference Number


Job Grade

026 - 028

Responsible To

Facilities Manager


Bede Campus, St Peter's Campus, Washington Campus, Hylton Campus


Sunderland College is seeking to appoint a Maintenance Team Leader to join our in house maintenance team, which is responsible for the repairs and maintenance across all College campuses.

Your responsibilities will include managing and motivating a multi skilled team of in house and contract staff to successfully deliver departmental and college objectives. You will be prepared to work flexibly and will possess the necessary skills to develop a team capable of delivering a consistent first class customer service.

Good IT skills and previous team leader experience are essential as is a bias towards the electrical discipline. In addition applicants will be: experienced in electrical installations within a / building / construction / maintenance environment; have experience of solving electrical building defects; be 17th edition electrically qualified – BS76871 2008; possess City and Guilds 2391 or equivalent; understand new electrical installations including relevant repairs and maintenance issues and be independently mobile throughout the Northeast region.

The successful applicant will be offered the opportunity to join one of the top performing colleges within the North East with a fantastic benefits package including a 37 hour week, access to the Local Government Pension scheme and 35 days leave per year.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate, in their personal statement, practical examples of how they fulfil the person specification.

Due to the nature of this post, you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check. We are big advocates of diversity so applications are welcome from anyone who’s suitably qualified.

To find out more about this great opportunity visit www.sunderlandcollege.ac.uk/vacancies  alternatively email vacancies@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk or call 0191 511 6046 to request an application pack.

All applications must be received by 5pm, Thursday 30 July 2015

We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults


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