Senior Services Engineer (Electrical) - ABC11198

Aberdeen City Council

Senior Services Engineer (Electrical) - ABC11198

£40,001 - £50,000

Aberdeen City Council, Ruthrieston, Aberdeen City

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 3 days ago, 10 Jul | Get your application in today.

Closing date: 09-08-2024 (In 26 days)

job Ref: ABC11198

Full Job Description

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Location: Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen

Duration: Permanent, Full Time

Roles that require PVG Membership

Please note that with effect from 1 April 2023, where a role requires PVG membership, candidates will be required to meet the cost of the PVG membership. This applies only to roles with a full time equivalent salary of £30,000 and above. (Teaching roles and jobs at Grade 12 and above (currently £32,555 per annum / £16.92 per hour)

The Council will pay for the PVG membership cost initially, either £18 for existing PVG scheme members, or £59 for non-members, and this cost will be deducted from an employee’s first FULL month’s salary payment.

job purpose/about the role

To provide an engineering consultancy service for mechanical and electrical engineering services works carried out for the City Council


Degree in Engineering Services or similar discipline is essential.
Membership of an engineering institution or body ie CIBSE/IET is desirable.


  • Supervision of team
  • Working within a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Leadership, guidance and support to other project members of staff.
  • Leading and delivering simultaneous complex programmes of work from inception to completion and client handover.
  • Lead and chair client and contractual meetings.
  • Contractor management
  • Consultant management
  • Using oral and written methods effectively for the communication of information to professionals, elected members and the public
  • Identifying, organising and using resources effectively to complete tasks
  • Thinking independently and using innovation to solve problems
  • Undertaking effective contractual negotiations with confidence
  • Management of quality processes
  • Coaching/Mentoring skills
  • Working on own initiative and as part of a team
  • CAD design and other relevant computer/IT systems and computer programmes.
  • communicating & collaborating effectively with project staff and other multi disciplinary teams or groups.
  • Relevant legislation, e.g. Scottish Building Standards, Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015, Electrical Regulations
  • The principles and aims of Aberdeen City Council
  • Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and completion of job specific and corporate training requirements
  • Health and Safety
  • Work towards achieving Net Zero and carbon emission reduction targets.
  • Health, Wellbeing and Environmental policies in the workplace
  • Travel as required in relation to the needs of the Service
  • Work at alternative locations as required.
  • Ability to work at heights, in roof spaces, noisy plant rooms and confined spaces as required.

The Individual

Please see Job Profile for further details.

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer. If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme. We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families: We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

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