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Electrician – London

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Job Category: Construction
Job Type: Contract Temporary
Reference: SW110424

iPeople SC Solutions is recruiting an Electrician to work for our client based in Camden and surrounding areas.

The successful post holder will carry out various electrical repairs to schools, children’s centers, and other ad hoc council properties, including light fitting and control replacements, socket repairs, and power load checks. The post holder will also Undertake planned maintenance relating to electrical equipment, i.e., emergency light testing, small power checks, and distribution board checks.

Main Duties

  • Undertake all aspects of electrical repairs, maintenance, renewals and replacements ranging from routine reactive repairs and rewiring in council buildings predominately schools.
  • Fault finding and diagnosing the causes of electrical faults to identify the most appropriate solution to be applied. Take account of the need to reduce repeated faults and visits and ensure the most cost effective solution is applied under the circumstances. 
  • Ensure all work complies with current electrical regulations and standards and the safety of residents is maintained at all times.
  • Responsible for completing repairs in keeping with “Right First Time” principles and ways of working.
  • Responsible for ensuring that any follow-on or related repair works are identified where these cannot be completed during the first visit. Providing sufficient detail to enable work to be planned and scheduled for completion at the next appointment 
  • Providing excellent standards of customer care at all times.
  • Ability to working alone and independently with minimal levels of supervision, taking ownership and using initiative to resolve electrical defects and problems, obtaining guidance when appropriate. 
  • Ensure safe methods of working and full compliance with health & safety regulations are met at all times.
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge and understanding of current standards, regulations and best practice appropriate to your specialist trade.
  • Responsible for the use, storage and safe keeping of plant, materials and other consumables ensuring waste is minimised. 
  • Responsible for the use of a Council vehicle, where allocated, and to ensure the vehicle is used in accordance with the Council’s policy and procedure.  
  • Carry out all work to professional standards in a productive manner to ensure the best value for money is achieved in completing repairs and minimising waste.  
  • Complete all electrical certification in accordance with IET requirements or other approved electrical bodies. 
  • Complete all documentation required for the proper running and administration of the service in an accurate and timely manner including; daily work records, time sheets, material schedules, requisitions and the like.   
  • Interpret and work from drawings, specifications and other instructions.     
  • Communicate effectively and courteously and use new technology including smart phones, PDA’s, etc. as required
  • To provide on the job training, instruction, feedback and guidance to apprentices and other trainees when required. 

Working Hours: 07:00 – 16:00

Requirements and Qualifications

  • City and Guilds 2361-02 or /2391-52 qualifications or NVQ equivalent qualification, plus AM2 – Practical skills test
  • Current standard: 18th Edition BS7671: 2018 (+ amendments 2022) requirements for electrical installations. 
  • Certificates of attendance in Health & Safety training relevant to the role 
  • The post requires a clean and valid driving licence

If you are interested in this position, please apply with your CV.

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