Electrical Shift Lead

  • £50,000 & OT/standby fees
  • London
  • Permanent
  • Nick Jones

Shift patterns: 7-7, 4on4off, days & nights

We are currently working with a leading service provider looking to recruit an Electrical Shift Lead to lead a team of Engineers across a single commercial site within London.

The role will entail delivering the highest customer service whilst performing planned and reactive M&E maintenance.


  • As an Electrical Shift Lead, you will be responsible for driving the engineering team on-site to deliver high-quality service when maintaining M&E equipment across a commercial site.
  • You will also be responsible for performing planned and reactive maintenance across M&E equipment such as generators, emergency lights, AHU, fire alarm testing, FCU, and boilers.
  • As the Shift Lead, you will act as the HV authorised person.
  • You will work closely with the client and Technical Manager to discuss the work completed on-site.
  • You will issue work permits and manage 3rd party contractors on-site.
  • You will supervise and manage effective shift handovers.
  • This role will also involve specialist service provider worksheets being completed and the quality of work being inspected and signed off.
  • You will supervise the plant areas, workshops, and stores on site ensuring plant status, plant isolations and ongoing works are delivered to the highest standard.


  • You will hold relevant qualifications in electrical, mechanical or building qualifications.
  • You must hold relevant qualifications in wiring regulations e.g. 18th edition.
  • Experience in managing BMS systems.
  • Previous experience in being an LV/HV authorised person.


  • Competitive overtime rates e.g., standby fee: £15 per day, 1.5 weekday OT, 2x weekend rates.
  • 25 days holiday + bank holiday.
  • Ability to buy and sell holidays.
  • Company-funded health cash plan.
  • Life assurance.
  • Competitive pension.

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Nick Jones

Nick has worked in the recruitment industry across the temporary and permanent recruitment sectors for over 15 years'. He is experienced in business development, new branch launches, new sector launches, staff management and staff development.

Contact Nick Jones for more information about this job.

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