Vacancy Type: Permanent
Location: HMP Edinburgh
Pay Band: Please refer to full job description on SPS career site
Salary: £31,289 – £37,063 plus an additional RRA (recruitment retention allowance) allowance of £1500
Closing Date: 2023-09-29
Hours of Work: Please refer to full job description on SPS career site
The role of Technical Manager (Building) is responsible for leading a team of Maintenance Engineers, managing team workload to ensure the prison estate is maintained. Your role will be to plan and direct engineers to carry out reactive and planned preventative maintenance, building and fire compliance meeting locking policy and spare key safe management.
Lead a team of Maintenance Engineers, managing team workload and monitoring and supporting the progress of planned preventative maintenance (PPM) and repair tasks.
Through the development and delivery of appropriate training and support, develop internal capacity and skill; empowering engineers to make confident and appropriate engineering decisions.
Ensure all finances are managed in line with budget and designated authority spending levels.
Ensure health and safety considerations are taken into account when planning and executing works by the team. Manage risk assessments, method statements and permits to work
You will be responsible for managing, monitoring and reporting on the performance of local and national maintenance contracts.
You will undertake complex technical fault finding and ensure that all works comply with the relevant legislation including Building and Fire Regulations and SPS locking policy whilst utilising IT system
SPS recruitment and selection practice is based on the fundamentals of our Behavioural Competency Framework. This identifies behaviours and standards required both of applicants seeking to join us, and our staff in their respective roles. Assessment of specific behaviours, of which there are twelve, will be determined by the role you are applying for. Whilst it is unlikely you will be assessed on all of them , you will be assessed on these identified as key to role.
Have completed a recognised apprenticeship in a related building discipline such as carpentry and joinery.
For example SVQ level 3 or City and Guilds Level 3 and a National Certificate (or equivalent) in a related building discipline such as carpentry and joinery.
Knowledge Skills Requirements
Have experience in building maintenance and repair work in meeting fire and locking compliance. This includes experience of providing support, direction and leadership to others carrying out similar building services works. Have a basic understanding of electrical and mechanical systems or be willing to develop these skills.
Evidence of your excellent organisational skills, demonstrating your ability to prioritise, forward plan and manage competing demands to ensure outputs are delivered on time. This should include works for internal resources and local / national contracts. Experience of utilising CMMS and other I.T systems to monitor and plan workloads.
Sound knowledge of relevant legislation including Health & Safety, Safe Systems of Work, Building and Fire Regulations and work to locking policy and spare key safe management.
Evidence of your excellent problem-solving skills and your ability to provide practical and creative solutions to a range of resourcing and technical issues.
Selection Methods Please refer to full job description on SPS career site.