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  • Location:
    Leeds (LS10)
  • Salary:
    £29,479 + company van + benefits
  • Employment Type:
  • Closing Date:
    30 May 2019
Reporting Group:
  • PfP Property Maintenance

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Places for People’s Property Maintenance division is pleased to announce that due to us winning additional work we are looking to recruit an Electrician to further strengthen and grow our winning teamYou will be covering Leeds and surrounding areas.

What your role will be

As an Electrician focused on our on our general repairs, you will work on both void and tenanted properties carrying out general electrical repairs, testing and inspection works, and installations on our domestic housing portfolio.  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 on time and within the Groups policies and procedures with regards to Health & Safety, housing management and maintenance.

You will form part of the out of hour’s on-call rota and for this you will receive a fixed payment and an additional enhanced hourly pay for the duration of the call-out.

Your working hours will be Monday to Friday, 8am – 4.30pm.

Your background

This is a highly technical and important role and therefore there is some criteria that you will need to be able to meet in order for us to progress your application further. You will need to demonstrate in your CV/application that you possess:

  • NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent qualification) in Electrical Installation
  • City and Guilds 2382 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations BS7671
  • Experience of testing & carrying out periodic inspections
  • Experience and/or knowledge 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

In addition to the above you will ideally possess City and Guilds 2391 or 2394/2395 Testing and Inspection Certificate, but this is not essential. You will however be well versed in the inspection, testing, verification, certification and reporting procedures required in our properties.

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 much satisfaction from completing a job to a high standard.  In return you will receive an attractive rewards package that will include a company vehicle; comprehensive pension; equipment; hand-held tablet; telephone, generous holiday entitlement; childcare vouchers; free counselling; free flu-jabs; opportunities to receive company loans, plus many other benefits including career development.

What's next?

If you meet the criteria and are 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 01772 666555.

Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.

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, OneDrive and Dropbox.

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Leeds (LS10)
Stanley House (Reception 1st Floor), The Boulevard, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, LS10 1PZ
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