Job Title:  Clock Mechanic (Multi skilled)

Salary: £29,876 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 36 hours per week

Closing date: 30 September 2020 at 23:55 pm

Parliament and the Palace of Westminster is one of the most iconic and significant estates portfolios in the world. It is home to one of the busiest parliaments, operating on a World Heritage site which attracts visitors from all over the globe, with more than a million people passing through its doors each year.

The Parliamentary Maintenance Team serves both the Commons & Lords carrying out reactive maintenance requests on the Parliamentary Estate. The in-house craft team consist of some 45 craft persons and assistants ranging from electricians and plumbers to upholsterers and locksmiths etc who provide a day to day reactive repair service across the estate. The team also provides support for large ceremonial events such as State Opening of Parliament.

We are currently recruiting a multi skilled Clock Mechanic. You will work as part of a team of three Clock Mechanics based on the Parliamentary estate in Westminster. Your role will be helping to maintain our grade one listed buildings and UNESCO world heritage site including the Great Clock as well as all the other clocks on the parliamentary estate. The role is varied as we provide a comprehensive service to the estate; servicing clocks, rebuilding clocks, repairing clocks (including turret clocks) and winding clocks are just a few examples of the types of work you would be expected to undertake in this role. We have well equipped workshops to support you in your work.

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The Person

The successful candidate will have the following skills/experience:

•Level 3 Horology qualification and /or Membership of the BHI
•Capability of carrying out Horology services on a large estate on a listed building
•Must have a understanding of methods/constraints when working in a building that is occupied, issues when working on listed buildings
•Good communications skills with the ability to relating to team members and customers whilst upholding the values of equality, diversity and inclusion. Communicating ideas to stake holders to resolve problems with a broad range of people at all


Annual leave starting at 30 days pro rata

Civil Service Pension scheme

Interest-free season ticket loan

Discounted membership of the in-house gym

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