Test & Inspect Electrician

SkyBlue Solutions
Closing date
18 Aug 2021

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Our client, Gov Facility Services Ltd are recruiting a Test & Inspect Electrician on a permanent basis.

HMP Erlestoke - Devizes, SN10 5TU

Purpose of the role:

To ensure the site is maintained to the agreed standard with the undertaking of planned and reactive service and maintenance, breakdown and fault finding and repair tasks on a range of electrical services throughout the estate.
To undertake survey inspections for quality control purposes including in confined spaces and at height, recording all work and completing associated registers/logs.

Duties will include, but not limited to:

To be accountable for the testing and inspection of electrical services within the prison estate
To be accountable for the maintenance, installation and repair of electrical systems within the prison estate in line with the sites maintenance requirements
To be responsible for ensuring that any unsafe electrical installations are managed safely and professionally in order to minimise risk to staff and the establishment, identifying the problem and taking remedial action as required
To advise the site management team of any existing or new electrical installations that are unsafe or that do not meet current regulatory or industry best practice standards
To take accountability for reactive maintenance within the prison estate in line with the sites long term goals and objectives
To fault find and ensure satisfactory fault rectification maintaining site services levels at all times
To ensure allocated, planned maintenance and small repairs are carried out, undertake service requests raised by the computer aided facilities management system
To undertake general maintenance tasks and survey inspections in areas including confined spaces
To comply with all Health and Safety policies, procedures and legislation to ensure statutory and mandatory compliance
To undertake incidental and emergency or urgent tasks and assignments as per Service Specification timescales, in a safe manner
To actively contribute to the effective management of the tool inventory and maintain security standards within the designated work area
To take accountability for ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation and company policy including undertaking the role of Fire Warden and/or First Aider as required

Skills and Abilities:

Electrician qualified to C&G 2367 or 2357 (Electrical
Installation) and NVQ level 3 in Electrical Installations or equivalent with at least five years' experience working as an electrician
Qualified to C&G 2391 - Electrical inspection and testing
Must have a certificate in BS7671 - The Requirements for Electrical Installations, 17th or 18th Edition.
Two years' experience working in a role as a test and inspection electrician or equivalent experience working on commercial or industrial electrical systems
Excellent organisational skills / Time management /
Ability to prioritise and organise own workload / able to work to deadlines
Strong communication skills
Basic IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office
Excel and Word
Good working Knowledge of relevant health and safety requirements


Experience of working on commercial catering equipment beneficial
Experience of taking instructions and following processes and procedures
Experience of working in a team
Experience of working under pressure to tight deadlines
Good working Knowledge of planned preventive maintenance operations
Relevant professional qualifications
Up to date First Aid at Work Qualification desirable

If successful you will receive:

Competitive Salary
25 Statutory Holidays + 8 Bank Holidays
Excellent Pension Scheme
Sick Pay (Depending on Length of Service)
Annual Performance Award
Charity Days
Thank you, scheme
All candidates working for our client have been identified as key workers during the Covid-19 pandemic, due to the critical work that they undertake to maintain the prison estate. The stability and security that they can offer is now more relevant than ever.

About Our Client:
Gov Facilities Services Ltd provide Facilities Management Services, such as cleaning, reactive maintenance, landscaping and planned building repair work to 52 Prison Establishments across Greater London, Kent & Sussex, South West and the East of England.

Due to the nature of the environment, you will be asked to complete the standard Security Vetting for the establishments. This will include a police check, along with either Enhanced Level 1, Enhanced Level 2 or Counter Terrorism depending on the appointed establishments.
If you already hold a current EL1 or EL2, previous CTC clearance or have worked in that environment before, we are looking to speak to you!

If you meet the above criteria and want to be considered for this excellent opportunity, please send your CV via the link provided. Shortlisting will commence with immediate effect.

SkyBlue Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to ensuring that all hiring decisions are based on competence, performance and business needs. By applying for this role, you are agreeing to our privacy statement which can be found our website

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