Maintenance Technician (Electrical Bias)

Competitive Salary + Benefits

Newbury Racecourse is an award-winning sporting venue with a multi-functional site playing host to c. 30 racedays per year plus a wide range of other exciting events including concerts, weddings and exhibitions.

We now seek to appoint an appropriately qualified and experienced individual to take up a role as Maintenance Technician. Reporting into the Maintenance Manager, the successful candidate will have full working knowledge of safe working practices, and a proactive approach to carrying out a varied range of maintenance duties across the NRC site.

Main duties will include:

  • Supporting the Maintenance Manager in the safe operation and maintenance of all plant, equipment and installations while maintaining efficient and high performance standards.
  • Giving site support to the set up and de-rig of all site events and provide race day support.
  • Taking a proactive attitude in identifying and resolving defects.
  • Undertaking systems installation / maintenance / repair work as required.
  • Carry out electrical test & inspection of both new and existing installations including periodic inspection on both single and 3 phase supplies.
  • Carry out building fabric repairs and small works such as painting & decorating.
  • Undertaking all necessary repairs and PPM tasks of a statutory and non-statutory nature relating to Electrical systems, Boilers, HVAC and General Building elements, and advising the Maintenance Manager on remedial action required.
  • Working on new installations and undertaking training on new techniques and legislation as required and passing on knowledge to others.
  • Completing all necessary paperwork to support tasks and provide an audit trail for legislative compliance.
  • Completing risk assessment and method statement review for all contractors prior to carrying out their works.
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory requirements, all relevant Health & Safety Legislation and site specific Health, Safety and welfare policies.
  • Ensuring communication to the team on activity that will have any impact on the site staff or facilities.
  • Maintaining contractor, O&M and service records.

The ideal candidate will have a flexible attitude in order to work independently and as part of a team, with enthusiasm for both the role and the Racecourse. Essential requirements are:

  • City & Guilds NVQ in electrical installation & 18th
  • City & Guilds 2391-52 Inspection & Testing or equivalent.
  • Proven competence in Electrical Controls systems associated with Mechanical Services and the ability to diagnose faults and put forward appropriate rectification measures will also be required.
  • A valid UK driving licence.

You will be required to work during all racedays and events and be part of an on-call Rota.  In return we offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits scheme including:

  • 33 days holiday per year (including public holidays)
  • Free annual membership to the Racecourse + complimentary tickets
  • Discounted Health Club membership
  • Reduced rate childcare at the Rocking Horse Nursery on-site
  • Private healthcare scheme
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Free parking
  • Opportunities for training and career growth

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter, including remuneration details, to Hugh Nickerson at Conundrum Consulting Ltd on apply@conundrum.co.uk quoting JID1155 in the email subject line.

All direct and third party responses will be forwarded to Conundrum.

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