Electrician

6 days left

Recruiter
Places For People Homes
Location
London
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
06 May 2017
Closes
05 Jun 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Electrical Team within Places for People’s Property Maintenance Division are pleased to announce that following a successful first year as an independent function we have secured additional work and as such are looking to further strengthen and grow our winning team through the recruitment of an additional 14 (yes 14!) Electricians!  We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and so would particularly welcome any applications from female electricians.

What your role will be

We have secured an Electrical Inspection and Testing contract which will we will see us working in over 50,000 homes during the next 5 years, ensuring Electrical Safety for our customers.

As an Electrician working within this programme you will be required to undertake Electrical Inspection and Testing to both domestic and communal areas within your geographical area.  Your main duties will include fixed wire testing of properties, 1st and 2nd fix installation work, consumer unit changes, electrical rewires, wiring upgrades, minor works repairs as required, emergency lighting and fault finding.

Working in partnership with the wider team, you will be responsible for ensuring all works are carried out in a timely manner in accordance with BS7671 Am3 and within the Groups Policies and Procedures with regards to Health & Safety and Electrical Safety.

You will also form part of the out of hour’s on-call rota (currently 1 week in 5) and for this you will receive an additional fixed payment and an additional enhanced hourly pay for the duration of the call-out.

Your working hours will be Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5:00pm. 

Your background

This is technical role and therefore your CV/application will need to demonstrate that you possess the below qualifications in order for us to progress your application further.
  • NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Installation or AM2
  • 17th Edition of the Wiring Regulations (2382)
  • Inspection and Testing Qualification (2391 or 2394/2395) or equivalent
  • Experience of undertaking Electrical Inspection and Testing
  • Experience of working in domestic properties
  • An understanding of the importance of health and safety in the work place
  • Positive approach to engaging with customers
  • A full and current UK driving licence

What we offer you

At Places for People we have a proven track record of developing our employees: wherever possible promotion opportunities are offered internally first and as such we need to ensure that we equip and up-skill colleagues to succeed. 

For this role we would welcome someone that enjoys interacting with customers and gains satisfaction from completing a job to a high standard.  In return you will receive an attractive rewards package that will include a company vehicle;; testing equipment; power tools, telephone, IPad, comprehensive pension, generous holiday entitlement; childcare vouchers; free counselling; free flu-jabs; opportunities to receive company loans, plus many other benefits including career development.

About us 

Places for People Homes is the Group’s largest social housing provider in England and our objective is to create and maintain sustainable tenancies and attractive neighbourhoods, where people actively choose to live and want to stay, long-term.

What’s next?

If you meet the criteria and ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role.  If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on .

If you are using a mobile device such as an iPad then ensure your CV is stored in the cloud, we currently support Google Drive and Dropbox.