Electrician - Portsmouth - £35k PA

Electrical Engineer

Ref: 1856Friday 13 January 2023

Electrician - Portsmouth - £35k PA
 
Amour Recruitment are proud to be recruiting for an experienced Electrician to join there multi-skilled and mobile site team, you will be responsible for the on-site installation, testing and sign off of our projects. The perfect candidate will be enthusiastic and keen to solve problems and assist in the delivery of our projects in a manner that exceeds our customers’ expectations and are offering the opportunity to work on a range of project types and size in the water sector.
 
Your role
  • 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.
  • 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.
 
Qualifications and skills
 
  • 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
 
Benefits package
  • Use of a company vehicle with fuel card and mobile phone
  • Company pension scheme applicable after 3 month probation period
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • All necessary PPE and workwear
  • Working away allowance plus subsistence expenses plus accommodation
  • Opportunity to earn overtime, subject to site requirements
  • Employee benefits package that includes training and development opportunities and discount
 
Please do not hesitate to apply now, If you believe this is a role you could be interested in we would love to hear from you!
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