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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.

​Sandwell is a metropolitan borough of the West Midlands county in England. The borough is named after the Sandwell Priory, and spans a densely populated part of the West Midlands conurbation. According to Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council, the borough comprises the six amalgamated towns of Oldbury, Rowley Regis, Smethwick, Tipton, Wednesbury, and West Bromwich,[3] although these places consist of numerous smaller settlements and localities. Sandwell's Strategic Town Centre is designated as West Bromwich, the largest town in the borough, while Sandwell Council House (the headquarters of the local authority) is situated in Oldbury.

Bordering Sandwell is the City of Birmingham to the east, the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley to the south and west, the Metropolitan Borough of Walsall to the north, and the City of Wolverhampton to the north-west. Spanning the borough are the parliamentary constituencies of West Bromwich West, West Bromwich East, Warley, and part of Halesowen and Rowley Regis, which crosses into the Dudley borough.

At the 2011 census, the borough had a population of 309,000 and an area of 86 square kilometres (33 sq mi).[4]

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