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Electricians and Approved Electricians

Electricians and Approved Electricians

Posted 10 September by SSE PLC
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Salary: UP TO £29,923 for Approved Electricians and UP TO £27,434 for Electricians


Permanent| Full Time Hours

Our Role

Within the Plymouth and Cornwall area we deliver a variety of Mechanical and Electrical Projects for our customers, including new builds and refurbishments and currently have an opportunity for a number of operatives to join our team due to new project wins.

Working on these contracts, you will be able to demonstrate competency in various types of industrial and commercial installations as well as any necessary servicing and maintenance work without immediate supervision in a safe, efficient and economical manner.

Your role will be to deliver new installations in commercial and industrial premises, together with commissioning and testing electrical systems and equipment, issuing relevant certifications as required and setting out jobs from drawings and specifications.

Your Skills and Experience

To be successful in applying for this role, you must be able to demonstrate a detailed knowledge of Electrical systems operating principals and ensure compliance with the current edition of BS7671, Construction Industry Safety Regulations as well as SEC/SSE policies and procedures.

You will have completed your Electrical Apprenticeship and will have achieved an NVQ Level 3 (or approved equivalent) in installation and/or servicing/maintenance work or will have obtained a pass in the City and Guilds 2360 Parts 1 and 2 or 2351 or 2330 levels 2 and 3 (or approved equivalent).In addition we require Achievement Measurement 2, City and Guilds 2391 or equivalent and will have a thorough working knowledge of Industry Codes of Practice.

You should be qualified to Assessment and Measurement 2 (AM2) and have a good working knowledge of the 18th Edition: 2008 Wiring Regulations. Sound knowledge of Industrial, Commercial & Domestic installation requirements and the ability to effectively record faults/deviations of such. You should be qualified in City and Guilds 236 part 1 and part 2 or equivalent

Test and Inspection electricians will carry out Electrical Installation Condition Reporting to BS7671:2008 standards and emergency lighting tests to BS5266 standards, and will extend to the installation and removal of Energy Monitoring equipment and assisting with Thermography reporting. You will be expected to manage your time effectively and liaise directly with our clients to arrange electrical isolations.

PASMA / IPAF training will be advantageous

A full UK driving licence is vital for this role as well as a passion for safety and the ability to work well in a team as well as independently.

Our Company

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK's largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.

Our Benefits

With more than 22,000 employees working over 242 locations, we strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, you'll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You'll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days (inclusive of public holidays), with the option to buy up to 10 extra days. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our "Be the Difference" scheme.

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: 25 September 2018

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.

Reference: 36072082

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