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ACES Academies Trust

Electrician/Multi-Skilled Tradesman

ACES Academies is a cross-phase Multi-Academy Trust.  There are currently four schools in the Trust, one secondary and three primary, and we have embarked upon an exciting period of significant growth. 

We are looking for an experienced Electrician/Multi-Skilled Tradesman to oversee and deliver the Trust’s School Improvement offer for its schools. This role will involve providing repairs, planned refurbishments and compliance services to several schools in the Trust.

Hinchingbrooke School, Brampton Road, Huntingdon, Cambs. PE29 3BN, Tel:  01480 420552 (ACES HR Office)

Closing date: 30th June 2022

Date posted: 5th May 2022

Start date: As soon as possible (subject to completion of pre-employment checks)

Contract type: Permanent, 40 hours per week (37 + 3 hours contracted overtime), 52 weeks per year

Salary: SO1, Points 23 – 25, namely £29,990 - £31,975

Electrician/Multi-Skilled Tradesman

Staff Benefits:

  • 23-30 days annual leave increasing with years of service
  • O2 Staff discount
  • Free use of on-site leisure facilities including gym and swimming pool
  • Free car parking
  • Generous employee pension contribution scheme and death in service benefit (LGPS)
  • Day one entitlement to contractual sick pay
  • CPD access and support

The successful candidate will work to deliver the highest quality service in carrying out a variety of building services tasks. They must have the ability to work efficiently and safely in line with best practise to achieve excellent customer experience. This role may operate across multiple sites.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To work individually or as part of a team undertaking high quality electrical repairs, testing and/or installation works and other trade skills
  • To comply with BS7671 standards and company standards of work performance, ensuring implementation and compliance within electrical policies and procedures
  • Ensure implementation and compliance with Trust health and safety policies and procedures
  • Utilise both electronic and paper-based systems to accurately record electrical documentation including the use of labour and materials against each job
  • You will be expected to carry out electrical condition reporting, repairs, and installations to the highest of standards
  • Liaise with staff, clients, and members of our supply chain
  • Maintain van stocks and provide information enabling the improvements of first-time fixes for the area you work within

For an informal discussion or pre application visit, please contact the Estates Manager, Ian Oliver at: 01480 375700.

How to apply 

Please download an application form. 

Please note: CVs are not required and will not be considered.

Applications should be addressed to Ian Oliver, Trust Estates Manager and submitted with a covering letter (no more than two sides of A4) outlining your expertise, passion, and experience for this role.  Once completed, application forms can be emailed to:

Closing date: 30th June 2022

ACES Academies Trust supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and references.