Electrician

Location : Waterlooville, Hampshire, England
Job Ref : EY29
Consultant : Emily Y James
Sector : Other
Salary : £35k per year

Description

Electrician

Location: Waterlooville 

Salary: £35,000

Overview:

First Military Recruitment are currently seeking an Electrician on behalf of one of our clients.

The day-to-day activities of this role will involve travelling to a client’s site and carrying out the electrical installation and testing work required for that project including associated paperwork. You will be part of a mechanical and electrical team and assist mechanical trades when required.

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out electrical installation and refurbishment works on existing water company sites in accordance with the project requirements and programme.
  • Work on client sites across the region – you will be required to work away from home and stay overnight during the week subject to the project location and in accordance with the project needs.
  • You may be required to undertake paid overtime as required, particularly when working away.
  • Work outside and on sites that convey sewage as well as drinking water and comply with the necessary hygiene standards.
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously if required.
  • Specify job requirements and the parts / equipment / materials needed as well as compile survey reports for quotation purposes.
  • Work in the company workshops as required.
  • Read, understand and follow risk assessments and method statements.
  • Inspect, survey, identify faults, carry out works and test electrical systems.
  • Complete required paperwork for each project and compile reports to demonstrate installation and testing work has been carried out successfully accurately and timely.
  • Utilise design drawings, wiring diagrams and manufacturer’s installation manuals to complete assigned projects.
  • Compliance with BS7671 requirements as well as company and client specific standards.
  • To be accountable to yourself and your co-workers and take responsibility for the health and safety of yourself and all others under your control.
  • To work as part of a team and to cooperate with other staff / trades.
  • Ensure the quality of your work on site is completed right first time and to company standards.
  • Ensure compliance with the Company’s policies, procedures and work instructions including commitment to working with the Company to achieve its OH&S, environmental and quality objectives and using correct Personal Protective Equipment at all times.
  • Observe and comply with all good working practices.
  • Capable of working at heights and in confined spaces in industrial environments.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 2+ years’ related experience post qualification in electrical installation and testing, preferably in the UK water sector.
  • Fully qualified electrician (NVQ level 3 or equivalent) (essential).
  • 17th / 18th Edition (essential).
  • City & Guilds 2391 Test and Inspection (advantageous).
  • Control and automation experience (advantageous).
  • ECS Gold card or can easily obtain one.
  • PC literate with good communication skills.
  • EUSR clean water card (preferable).
  • Emergency first aid or First Aider (preferable).
  • Able to work well in a team and give as well as take instruction.
  • Punctuality and reliability.
  • Excellent health and safety knowledge and application.
  • Willingness to learn and undertake training as required.
  • Positive “can do” attitude with flexible approach to work and ability to work on own initiative.
  • Valid UK driving licence (essential).
  • Confined spaces training (preferable).

Location: Waterlooville

Salary: £35,000

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