Location Newcastle upon Tyne
Discipline: Retail
Job type: Full Time
Salary: £18.27
Job ref: 002322
Published: about 1 month ago

Are you an experienced Electrician looking to bring your expertise to our flagship store in Newcastle? We're seeking a talented individual to join our Maintenance team and contribute to the smooth operation of our dynamic retail environment. 


About the Opportunity 


As part of our store Maintenance team, your primary responsibility will be to ensure our spaces are presented to the highest standard across all departments. Your role will be pivotal in ensuring the smooth operation of our electrical systems, providing comprehensive coverage during store opening hours to keep our facilities running optimally. 


You'll collaborate closely with fellow electricians to cover the store at all times, conducting regular planned maintenance work and addressing reactive issues promptly to minimise disruptions to store operations. Additionally, you'll take ownership of small-scale projects aimed at improving and enhancing our store infrastructure, contributing to an exceptional shopping experience for our customers. 


As part of our commitment to safety, you'll maintain regular health and safety checks and records, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations. Effective communication will be key as you keep our Maintenance Manager informed of maintenance progress and collaborate with external partners, including contractors and utility operatives, to address maintenance needs promptly and efficiently. 


About you 


We look for warm and welcoming people, who are adaptable, resilient, innovative and goal orientated to join us on our exciting journey. 


As well as these key characteristics, you will bring: 


  • Demonstrated experience (3 years+) and expertise in electrical systems maintenance and repair, with a strong understanding of electrical principles and regulations. 

  • 18th Edition qualification. 

  • Ability to proactively identify and address electrical issues, both planned and reactive. 

  • Innate attention to detail and strict adherence to health and safety with the ability to conduct regular safety checks and adhere to protocols and regulations. 

  • Strong communication skills to liaise with team members, external partners, and stakeholders, keeping them informed of maintenance progress and addressing concerns promptly. 

  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment, providing support and guidance to colleagues, and contributing to the overall success of the Maintenance team. 


What's in it for you? 


  • 25% Colleague Discount (across most areas) 

  • 28 days annual leave increasing by 1 day each year to a maximum of 33 days (pro rata for part time colleagues) 

  • Birthday day - 1 additional day off in the month of your birthday 

  • Holiday Purchase Scheme option to buy up to 5 days leave 

  • Business Dress Loan Scheme interest free loan to buy clothes for work 

  • WeCare a 24/7 online GP, mental health support service, get fit programme and more. 

  • 'Perks*' - a great way to get discounts, exclusive deals and cashback on a range of products and leisure activities 

  • Cycle to Work scheme 

  • Pension scheme 


About Fenwick 


Fenwick is the UK’s largest family-owned department store group with a rich heritage and history that has shaped who we are today! We are on an exciting journey of investment, looking towards a future that is every bit as bold and brilliant as what has gone before. 


We work collaboratively and our 2,000 strong workforce spans across our stores, our support functions including Digital, Buying & Merchandising, IT, Finance, People and Customer Service teams plus our valued restaurants and distribution.