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We are looking for an excellent, experienced Electrician to work in Liverpool Cathedral.

  • The position is 37.5 hours per week covering 5 days per week. Hours of work will be 8.00am – 4.00pm Monday to Friday with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break, however flexibility will be required and additional hours may be available.
  • Salary is £29k - £31k and dependant on experience.
  • Benefits include a Defined Contributions pension scheme, free parking and 25 days annual holiday.
  • Closing date 22nd July 2019.
  • Interviews to take place 1st August 2019

This role will be the sole Electrician and part of a small team which is responsible for the installation and maintenance and repair of electrical power supplies to the cathedral, cathedral estate and cathedral housing.

All electrical works and alterations will need to be carried out in accordance with the relevant NICEIC Institute Electrical Engineers (IEE) and British Standards. The cathedral building contains electrical installations which represent every decade of its history and this will provide the opportunity to work with a wide variation of technical kit. The role has a certain level of autonomy and works with the Clerk of Works in an advisory capacity.

  • Hold a valid Electrotechnical Certification Card (Installation Electrician) or equivalent competency based electrical qualification
  • Have a minimum of 5 years installation experience
  • Have a full range of knowledge, skill and electrical competency to undertake the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance/alteration works to electrical installations to current version of BS 7671
  • Be a team player, personable and approachable
  • Be someone who can coordinate of the completion of required electrical works with limited input from others
  • Display good communication skills

Knowledge of working on historical buildings and in the commercial sector would also be desirable.

Liverpool Cathedral is a world class cathedral which stands as an icon for the city. Britain’s largest cathedral is Sir Giles Gilbert Scott’s masterpiece boasting many record-breaking features including: the world’s highest and widest Gothic arches, the highest and heaviest peal of bells and an organ with 10,268 pipes.

Built by the people, for the people, Liverpool Cathedral is both a vibrant church with a community life of daily prayer and an outstanding visitor attraction. Our daily rhythm of worship is supported by an excellent choir attracting thousands to important services.

We welcome well over 700,000 visitors a year. As such we play a key role in Liverpool’s growing visitor economy. Our spectacular space plays host to high profile events and delivers a cultural programme to inspire a local, national and international audience. Our total commitment to partnership working contributes to our economic, spiritual and cultural life, giving all who serve here a thoroughly outward looking perspective.

We are a pioneering cathedral of international renown, working in an urban context and teeming with life. To maintain this we are looking for people who can work collaboratively and flexibly bringing their skills to the benefit of the cathedral.