HMP Dartmoor are looking to add and electrician to their growing in house maintenance team.
Overview of the position:
As a supplier to the HM Prison Service for the provision of trades & support operatives, Hays is seeking to recruit an Electrician with 18th Edition and 2391 for Dartmoor, Devon.
There may the opportunity to apply for the role directly dependant on the team requirements moving forward.
Purpose of the Maintenance role:
As part of the Works Department you will be responsible for both reactive repairs and planned and preventative maintenance along with test and inspection duties.
Devon Prisons have an excellent reputation as busy local prisons, which serve all the courts in the South West. They pride themselves in engaging and involving employees working alongside them in the process of change. The Maintenance role is in a unique working environment with a strong sense of team working. Always in demand, you could benefit from long-term contracts and there is also potential, once trained, to work in other prisons both locally and nationally. You must be local to the prison or have your own transport.
My client is looking for a qualified Electrician, ideally with maintenance experience. You will be required to carry out varied duties such as reactive repairs & rewires along with small planned projects and maintenance. 18th Edition and 2391 is essential as a lot of the work will be test and inspection. Time served applicants or lower level editions will not be considered.
Previous experience in a prison/ public sector is not required for this role. The nature of the role requires candidates to be security conscious and able to challenge potential compromises and risks, you will also need to be reliable and consistent, level headed and have exceptional interpersonal skills. Full training on working within a prison is provided by the establishment/ department.
Security Clearance required:
All applicants will be subject to the HM Prison Service Security Clearance procedure which can take up to 6 weeks, this can include a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check. You must hold a Valid Passport or Birth Certificate & Photo Driving Licence in your current address. All applicants must be able to provide details of 2 satisfactory references, at least one from an ex-employer.
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