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-        An appropriate professional (or trade) accreditation (e.g. Level 3 City & Guilds 2230 or equivalent apprenticeship, 18th Edition of IEE regulations).

-        2391 Test and Inspection or equivalent.

-        A full driving licence.

-        Fire Alarm Installation / Maintenance (desirable).

-        Emergency lighting maintenance & remedial works (desirable).

-        Ability to diagnose faults and report findings accurately.

-        Practical knowledge and experience of electrical maintenance, including power supplies, lighting and alarm systems, motors, controls and portable appliances.

-        Both single-phase and three-phase systems.

-        Maintaining and updating professional knowledge and keeping abreast of current market trends.

-        Door Access Systems (desirable).

-        Suggesting and introducing energy efficiency and sustainability measures, methods, products and devices (desirable).

-        Sustainability / Energy Management (desirable).

-        Working on a large and varied estate (desirable).

-        Working in a School or further education environment (desirable).

-        Working as a multi-trade team on refurbishment projects (desirable).

-        Fire alarm installation and maintenance (desirable).

-        A self-motivated, solution-based team player able to work with minimum supervision.

-        Proactive approach to problem solving.

-        Good timekeeping.

-        Team player.

-        Able to prioritise and manage a varied workload.

-        Available for call-out duties.

-        An eye for detail and quality and a sympathetic approach to historic buildings.

-        Physically fit and able to carry out all duties.

-        Able to work as part of a team.

-        Positive, flexible and can-do attitude.

-        Excellent communication skills.

-        Willingness to learn new skills.

-        Ability to deal with students, staff and members of the public in a polite and helpful manner.

-        Tact and discretion.

-        Logical approach to problem solving.

​Cambridgeshire (abbreviated Cambs.)[note 1] is a county in the East of England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the north-east, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west. The city of Cambridge is the county town. Modern Cambridgeshire was formed in 1974 through the amalgamation of two older counties: Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely, comprising the historic county of Cambridgeshire (including the Isle of Ely); and Huntingdon and Peterborough, comprising the historic county of Huntingdonshire and the Soke of Peterborough, which historically had been part of Northamptonshire. Cambridgeshire contains most of the region known as Silicon Fen.

The county is now divided between Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council, which since 1998 has formed a separate unitary authority. In the county there are five district councils, Cambridge City Council, East Cambridgeshire District Council, Fenland District Council, Huntingdonshire District Council and South Cambridgeshire District Council.[4]

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