Team Leader - Mechanical & Engineering

City of Edinburgh Council

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Job Description


Team Leader - Mechanical & Engineering

Salary: £28,347 - £33,893
Hours: 36

Housing Property is a large multi skilled service responsible for the planning and delivery of all capital works, maintenance and repairs to the 19,000 Council housing stock across the City of Edinburgh. Housing Property manage a budget of around £30m and carry out over 100,000 responsive repairs on an annual basis. Housing Property carry out 1500 kitchen and bathroom upgrades each year along with central heating systems, window and doors upgrades and large external fabric upgrades. Housing Property are also responsible for the delivery of the Energy Efficiency Standards for Social Housing by 2020 which will provide excellent quality and energy efficient homes for our tenants.

The Operational Delivery section are key to the successful completion of these works on time and within budget.

The Mechanical and Electrical Team Leader are responsible for the management of subcontractors and in house craft operatives to ensure excellent quality of works is delivered for the tenants of The City of Edinburgh Council. It is exciting time for Housing Property due to the recent Council Wide restructure. If you feel you have the relevent qualifications particulary within the gas or electrical field, skills and experience, are well organised and have excellent communication and customer service skills we would welcome you application.

The role has a diverse range of responsibility and has a good balance of project management, people management, contract management, CDM, and site inspections requirements for which directly benefits the tenants of The City of Edinburgh Council.

If you are interested in applying for this role we would welcome having a discussion by telephone or a meeting at Murrayburn Depot where we can discuss in person the role in more detail. I have provided my contact details below and would welcome a discussion in relation to the role.

Criteria (for full details see attached Job Description and Person Specification):

Relevant professional qualification. Housing experience welcomed. Local Government experience welcomed.


Closing Date: 25 August 2017

Applications must be made online at

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