Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University

Electrical Technician

United Kingdom

Closing in 7 days

Electrical Technician

£34,980 rising annually to £38,205 Full Time, Permanent - Professional Ser

Oxford Brookes University is looking to recruit an experienced, reliable and highly motivated Electrical Technician as a member of the Estates Team to undertake planned, preventative and responsive maintenance across residential and academic buildings within the University Estate, working on both commercial and domestic buildings. Electrical Technicians play a proactive role within a motivated and innovative team, delivering key objectives to meet directorate and university wide requirements.

As one of the largest employers in Oxford we pride ourselves in the great experience we offer our staff. You'll be joining a friendly, professional environment where every member of staff is recognised as important to the success of Oxford Brookes University. This is an exciting opportunity to work within the Electrical Team for our Estates and Campus Services Department.

At Oxford Brookes, inclusivity is one of our five guiding principles: we take positive steps to create an environment in which we celebrate, value and provide equal opportunity to all. We are committed to recruiting from the widest possible pool and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who embrace our values, regardless of their background.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee to interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential selection criteria.

Working hours for an Electrical Technician

This is a full time post which is 37 hours, typically Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm, but Oxford Brookes is supportive of flexible working, part time working and job sharing. Applicants who would like to have a working arrangement like this are encouraged to apply for this post. If you would like to speak to discuss this role further please contact Steve Holtom, Senior Estates & Electrical Services Manager, [email protected] so that arrangements can be made to hold a telephone call or video call. There is an on-call allowance paid to this role with a rota of 1 / 8 week.

Overall Purpose of the post of Electrical Technician:

To carry out planned, preventative and reactive electrical services across the University's Estate, including maintenance of service records, maintenance schedules and Service Desk PPM's.

Qualifications and Experience for the post of Electrical Technician:

We know that sometimes people can be put off applying for a job, but we realise the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist. So, if you are excited about working for us, go ahead and apply. You could be exactly what we need.

Qualifications : A recognised apprenticeship in electrical services. NVQ Level 3, City & Guilds or equivalent qualification. 18th Edition IET Wiring regulations.

Experience : Significant post apprenticeship operational experience in electrical services maintenance and installation


As an Electrical Technician you will also enjoy the benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University with up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days holiday (this includes 13 Bank Holidays and Concessionary Days), a generous Local Government pension scheme (19.2% Employer contribution rate), cycle to work scheme and access to a variety of university facilities (Brookes Nursery, Gym and sports facilities). For more information about benefits please see the document “All about Brookes” below.

CV and Personal Statement:

As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button below. All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement. To complete the Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document. The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV.

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https: // my.corehr.com/pls/oburecruit/erqjobspecdetailsform.jobspec?pid=158379 Closing Date : 10-Dec-2023 Vacancy ID : 158379 Faculty or Directorate : Estates and Campus Services Location : Gipsy Lane Site, Headington Campus For more information : [email protected] Posted on : 20-Nov-2023

Job details


Electrical Technician


Oxford Brookes University


United Kingdom


November 21, 2023

Application deadline

December 10, 2023

Job type




About the employer

Voted the UK’s top modern university (QS World University Rankings 2021), Oxford Brookes University is a campus university located in the beautiful and historic city of Oxford. There are three campuses that are part of the university, linked by the BROOKESbus. The Students’ Union and the many societies on campus help to build the close-knit but diverse community Oxford Brookes is known for. Oxford Brookes was ranked in the top 50 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide 2021).

Oxford Brookes is a diverse and exciting place to study, with students from more than 140 countries making up 17 per cent of the student population. It provides an exciting student experience, with an internationally-focused atmosphere both academically and socially. With a huge range of events and societies, as well as an excellent student support system, students can make the most of their university experience.

Ranked 2nd in the UK for teaching (Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2020), Oxford Brookes is known for the standard of teaching that its faculty provides. 94 per cent of the research at Oxford Brookes is internationally recognised (Research Excellence Framework 2014), which means students are learning from leaders in their field.

Oxford Brookes has excellent graduate outcomes, with over 95 per cent of Oxford Brookes students in employment or further study within six months of graduating, and students have access to career support throughout their time at university to ensure they can achieve their career goals.

The quality of the academic teaching at Oxford Brookes has an outstanding reputation, with a total of 11 faculty members having been awarded National Teaching Fellows, the most prestigious award in UK higher education teaching. 

Students are taught by faculty members who are experts in their field and who are constantly undertaking new and important research in these areas. 94 per cent of the research at Brookes is internationally recognised (Research Excellence Framework 2014). Students are able to exchange ideas with teachers who work collaboratively to push their subject area forward. Students at the university benefit from new ideas being exchanged and developed between their own teachers and departments across the world. Oxford Brookes is well known for its international and global focus.

Students can live in university accommodation, a great place to meet people and settle into university life. Full-time first-year international students starting in September are guaranteed a place in university accommodation if they would like it and are able to meet the application deadlines. There are a range of halls in and around the three campuses, with on-site support at all of them. All halls are on a BROOKESbus route and students living in halls can purchase a discounted bus pass entitling them to free travel on these services.

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