Approved Electrician

Location : Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Job Ref : JA1045
Consultant : James Alexander
Sector : Construction
Salary : £Competitive SJIB rates


JA1045 – Approved Electrician

Location – Edinburgh

Salary – As per SJIB rates

Hours – 37.5 hours/week


We are currently recruiting for a SJIB Approved Electrician to join our client’s team in Edinburgh. The successful candidate will carry out the installation, testing, inspection, and commissioning of electrical building services installations.

Aims and Objectives:

  • To focus on the expected team behaviours for achieving significant results and outcomes for the business, helping the Company to maintain its leading-edge status within the industry and our reputation with our customers.
  • Always ensure adherence to Health and Safety
  • To be responsive and cooperative and achieve the required tasks set
  • Be part of a cohesive working team which aim to provide a high level of service to the client

Key Responsibilities:

  • To carry out electrical installation tasks as directed by site supervision teams
  • Adherence to set engineering standards in accordance with Health and Safety at Work Act (HASAWA) requirements.
  • To ensure quality installation standards are met.
  • To respond in a prompt and effective manner to all electrically related job requirements on the project.
  • Assist other trades as necessary.
  • To comply with security protocol within the site environment
  • To remain focussed on delivery of the project to the satisfaction of the client
  • To work with a “right first time” attitude within the business
  • To be committed to working in integrated mechanical and electrical teams

Skills & Experience:


  • Current (in date) SJIB Approved Electrician ECS Grade Card
  • City & Guilds Parts 1 and 2 (Electrical Installation 2360) or recognised equivalent.
  • 18th Edition Institute of Electrical Engineers (I.E.E) Registration or recognised equivalent.
  • Health and Safety Training.
  • GCSE (or ‘O’ Level equivalent) passes in Maths and English or recognised equivalent.
  • Experienced in electrical installation work, plus electrical testing, and inspection.


  • Basic Mechanical experience/knowledge.
  • Supervisory experience for future development.
  • Basic CRB Clearance within the past 8 weeks with Disclosure Scotland.

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