Electrician / Approved Electrician

Job Description

Electrician / Approved Electrician

Due to our continued success and increasing demand for our services we are looking for an experienced Electrician/ Approved Electrician to join our friendly, hard-working team.

The key responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Carry out electrical installations, electrical testing, inspections and remedials in a compliant manner working to the current edition of The IET Wiring Regulation for Electrical Installations (BS7671)
  • Work on your own or in a large team on various customer sites
  • Completion of safety documentation, prestart check lists and point of work risk assessments
  • Completion of in-house compliance documentation such as job cards and electrical test sheets
  • Ensure that all accidents/incidents and near misses are reported within the company guidelines
  • Carry out all work activities safely and in line RAMS and in line with training
  • Completion of electrical isolations for all relevant works
  • Reporting to the Qualifying Supervisors and Electrical Site Supervisors

Essential Requirements:

  • The confidence and ability to work unsupervised
  • An appetite to learn new skills working on industrial installations, control systems and instrumentation
  • The ability to work well within a team
  • The ability to carry out testing on electrical installations and correctly record the results for the production of electrical certification

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Level 3 City and Guilds Electrical Technical Certificate
  • NVQ level 3 in Electrical Installations
  • City and Guilds 18th Edition Wiring Regulations (BS7671)
  • A current valid JIB/ECS card
  • City and Guilds 2391 Test and Inspection Qualification would be beneficial but not essential.
  • Previous experience working in the water industry would be beneficial but not essential.

Key information:

  • Normal working hours for the role are 37.5 hrs per week Monday to Friday but there may be the need to work outside these hours throughout the week and occasionally at weekends
  • The ideal candidate would live in or around the South Lakes/North Lancashire area
  • Training will be provided where required.
  • Your salary will be based on your qualifications and experience


  • Automatic enrolment to the company pension scheme
  • Company uniform
  • Competitive salary paying well above the JIB standard rates dependent on experience and qualifications
  • Opportunity for overtime paid at time and a half during the week and before 12pm Saturday, with double time paid Saturday afternoon and Sunday.
  • Travel paid at hourly rate and not per mile
  • Company vehicle for commuting to and from work
  • Holiday Bonus Scheme
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme
  • Gym Membership
  • Cycle to work scheme


  • Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekend Availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Holiday Bonus scheme

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Kendal, LA9 6BW: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Electrical: 3 years (required)

Work Location:

  • On the road


Application Deadline: 26/02/2024

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

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