Vacancy for Authorised Engineer

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Location Essex CM23 5JH
Contract Type Permanent - Employee
Working Hours per Week 40 hours
Remuneration £48,000 per annum plus benefits
Job Reference GR/10725

This is a fantastic opportunity to further your facilities management career. We have a vacancy for an experienced Electrical (bias) & Mechanical Engineer to oversee, administer the delivery and implement Electrical/Mechanical Safe Systems at Work, examples being, HTMs and Commercial Systems across numerous sites within our Health and Education sector of the business

Responsibilities will include:

Effectively manage Risk, safe systems of work and Authorised Persons structure (AP), in accordance with the Technical Maintenance and Engineering policy and relevant standards

Ensure statutory, mandatory, and contractual compliance for delivery of a Safe System of Work.

Interview, assess and appoint authorised persons (AP) across the Health and Education sector in line with company policies, standards, and procedures.

Undertake (AP) audits, assessments, and annual appraisals.

Maintain the identity and importance of the Electrical Safety Rules to the wider Southern region. Electrical safety awareness training for Contract, Operations and Construction Managers.

Assist Health & Education based Technical Services teams to deliver a safe, compliant, cost effective and responsive service for all our clients - these services include electrical bias, fault finding, repairs, maintenance, and installation

Review and approve high risk work, safety programmes and supporting documentation. Provide guidance, support, and technical advice to the teams

Adhere to set engineering standards in accordance with Health and Safety at Work Act (HASAWA) requirements. To ensure onsite Quality Assurance and Contract specify Safe system of work procedures

To respond in a prompt and effective manner to all escalated Electrical and Mechanical related reactive, planned maintenance and project issues.

Work with our supply chains in areas of quality management and review and comment upon Electrical and Mechanical sub-contractor certification, competency, and compliance.

Work closely with the Learning and Development team and assist in the training and development of Engineering staff to ensure the correct level of competency


Qualifications & Experience required:

Degree, HND or HNC in an Electrical engineering field or similar qualification

AE training within past 3 years and holding a similar role

C&G/NVQ Electrical Inspection and testing

18th Edition Electrical installation 2382

Current Electrical Authorised Engineer appointment

Ideally you will be an established electrical bias engineer with Mechanical experience, having worked in a similar role

Experience with carrying out Electrical/ Mechanical AP assessment and the appointment process

Experienced auditing Engineers and assessing contract/site requirements

The ability to construct and implement safe systems of works

Water systems knowledge

Experience issuing permits

Previous experience working with Health Technical Memoranda (HTM) and other engineering guidelines SFG20

What will you get in return?

  • An enhanced pension scheme (above auto enrolment rates) - to save for the future
  • Life Assurance – to protect your family should the worst happen
  • 25 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays on top
  • Option to purchase additional annual leave
  • Private Medical Insurance – to protect you
  • Access to 100s of high street discounts
  • Financial Wellbeing support - Access to low interest loans
  • Recognition scheme ‘OCS Stars’- monetary rewards given to top performers
  • Training and Development- apprenticeships, e-learning, English as a Second Language and our award nominated ‘Impact’ Programme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Cycle to work scheme- discounted bicycles
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme- 24-7 Health & Wellbeing Support


Why join OCS Group UK Ltd?

OCS prides itself as a company with strong family values and we are passionate about hiring people who demonstrate the same.

We take CARE of you; We act SAFELY and responsibly; We are TRUSTWORTHY; We work as EXPERTS. If you share these Values, we want you to be part of our team.

OCS have a well-respected brand and our colleagues are empowered to be the best version of themselves. We offer job stability and are committed to developing our colleagues by offering more than just a job. We are a financially stable business who continues to be privately owned since its inception in 1900.

We reward those who demonstrate our values and since the launch of our OCS Star recognition scheme we have rewarded nearly 1,500 colleagues with monetary vouchers, certificates, and public recognition within the business.

We invest and support the growth of our people and are currently sponsoring over 310 colleagues who are enrolled in a variety of apprenticeship programmes, ranging from Level 3 qualifications in customer service to degree programmes in Leadership. If you want to develop you career, OCS is a great choice.

OCS offers the family feel of smaller organisations although large enough to offer so many opportunities. We recognise your efforts and contribution and show our appreciation through a variety of reward schemes which in turn results in our colleagues staying with OCS.  Our business is the family you can choose, and our people stay for the friendships, opportunities, and career fulfilment we offer