Job Description


Testing Electrician

  • Location:
    Brighton (BN1)
  • Salary:
    £29,376.00 + Benefits
  • Employment Type:
  • Closing Date:
    30 July 2019
Reporting Group:
  • Strategy and Compliance

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Places for People’s Electrical Planned Testing team is pleased to announce that we are looking to recruit an experienced Electrician to further strengthen and grow our award winning team, covering Sussex & Hampshire. This is a brilliant opportunity for an individual that wants to work for a company that will invest in their employee’s development, whilst providing a competitive salary and an exciting benefits package.

What your role will be

As an Electrician focused on our testing portfolio, you will carry out electrical tests and inspection works to all internal and external clients within your area, primarily 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.

As part of this role you will be required to be on call for 1 week out of 5 for the South East area.

You will be working Monday to Friday 8am – 4.30pm

Your background

This is a technical 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 Electro Technical Qualification (or equivalent qualification)
  • City and Guilds 2391 certificate
  • 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations
  • 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

Candidates who have experience carrying out electrical works in domestic properties is particularly advantageous.

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.

About us 

Places for People Homes is the Group’s largest social housing provider in England. It manages 38,772 properties. Homes’ 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 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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Brighton (BN1)
Preston Road, Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom, BN1 6AZ
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