Organisation: National Galleries of Scotland

Salary: £33,314 - £36,496

Location: Edinburgh

Role Purpose:
We are seeking to appoint an experienced Mechanical and Electrical Engineer as one of our Facilities Management team to manage the existing mechanical and electrical building services, including security and fire alarm systems and to lead the electrical and security systems improvement projects. The post is responsible for all matters relating to building services, including planned and response maintenance activities by contractors, ensuring compliance with relevant statutory instruments.

This role reports into the Head of Estates which is part of the Chief Operating Office Leadership Team.

The Chief Operating Office includes our entire Operations team, consisting of Health & Safety, Security and Visitor Services (SVS), Procurement and Legal, working together with our Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources and Estates Teams.

We work together and collaborate across NGS and with external partners to ensure our collection is safe and secure, to deliver operational services that improve our visitor experience and to ensure NGS is a great place for us all to work.

This is an exciting time for the Chief Operating Office within NGS as we continue to develop and implement our 5 year improvement plans, plan to open the newly established gallery spaces at the Scottish National Gallery and input to the development of the major new collection facility at Granton – The Art Works (TAW).

The main responsibilities of this role will be

• ensure maintenance works and estates capital projects are carried out within full compliance of robust processes to ensure the integrity, safety of our staff and environmental conditions for our collection are maintained throughout
• appoint and manage the building services planned and response maintenance contracts for allocated mechanical and electrical building services for our heritage buildings
• assist in the development and manage the planned preventive maintenance and replacement plan for our electrical and security installations.

Application Deadline: Sunday 12/12/2021