Electrical Shift Lead

  • £50,000 & OT
  • Central London
  • Permanent
  • Tom Williams

We are seeking an Electrical Shift Lead to work for a high-profile business within Central London. This is a great opportunity to join one of the world’s most established companies and lead their everyday goal of providing excellent service in the M&E industry. You will be working within an exclusive, high commercial building in the heart of London.


  • Close liaison and working relationship with the Technical Manager.
  • Operate all systems within the buildings in a competent, effective and efficient manner.
  • Act as the Duty Authorised Person (HV) whilst on duty.
  • Issue relevant site permits as part of the Safe System of Work.
  • Completion of PPM and reactive tasks and update the system.
  • Ensure that daily tours are completed and repair or report any defects found via the Landlord helpdesk.
  • Identification of materials required to be ordered in a timely manner and completion of the internal Materials Request Form.
  • Maintain and supervise effective shift handovers.
  • Comply with both statutory and company health, safety and environmental regulations and policies.
  • Timely implementation and recording of statutory inspections including accurate recording of fire, access equipment and water hygiene records within their specified folders completing regular audits on the folder management.
  • Control of 3rd party contractors including monitoring of work performance and standards, including internal auditing where applicable in conjunction with the Technical Manager.
  • Ensure that Specialist Service Provider worksheets are signed off, the quality of work is inspected, and recommendations are escalated to the Technical Manager.
  • Take responsibility for escalating critical incidents and producing and submitting incident reports within the prescribed timescales in conjunction with both the Technical /Account Managers.
  • Ensure you support other teams on site to run the building and promote/encourage cross-training in other aspects of the building maintaining the 100% uptime criteria.
  • Ensure that plant areas, workshops, stores, changing/rest areas etc are kept to the highest level of housekeeping including critical plant status, plant isolations, issues arising, ongoing works, special task requests, and standard of housekeeping.
  • Ensure that the shift log is accurately completed by the end of their shift and that paperwork is filled in correctly and kept up to date.

Experience and qualifications

  • Formal qualification in electrical, mechanical, or building services engineering.
  • Experience as an end user of a Building Management System.
  • Demonstrable experience in managing contractors and supervising staff.
  • 18th Edition IEE: Wiring & Installation.
  • C&G 236 Parts 1 and 2 or mechanical equivalent.
  • C&G 2391 – desirable.
  • Be conversant with current Health and Safety legislation with relevance to safe working practices.
  • Sound level of administration/organisational skills.

Package and benefits

  • Overtime x1.5 on weekdays and x2 on weekends & day in lieu on bank holidays.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Ability to buy and sell holidays – buy 5 days & sell 2 days.
  • Employee discounts with various brands.
  • Learning and development programs, training and career opportunities.

If you are interested in this role please call our office on 01922 666 800 and ask for Tom. Alternatively, apply accordingly with your up-to-date CV.

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Tom Williams

Tom has over 10 years recruitment experience and leads our Logistics and Production sectors. He is an excellent account manager and is experienced in managing large recruitment campaigns. He is a trusted main point of contact for many of our key clients.

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