Position: Approved Electrician
Salary: Up to GBP15.91 per hour
Ref: 522319_1582644619
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 25/02/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Cambridge

Salary: £15.91 p/h plus benefits

Working Pattern: Full time | 37 hours per week | Permanent

About the Department

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.

What is the Role?

Within the Cambridge region, we deliver Mechanical and Electrical Projects for our customers, including new builds and refurbishments. We currently have an opportunity for an Approved Electrician to join our team. Working on existing client contracts, you'll be able to demonstrate competency in various types of industrial and sensitive 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 domestic and / or commercial and industrial premises, where you'll be commissioning and testing electrical systems and equipment, issuing relevant certifications as required and setting out jobs from drawings and specifications. You must therefore 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.

What Do I Need?

To be successful, you'll 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).

You'll 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 will be expected. As well as experience in the installation of single and multi-mode fibre and CAT 5e Cat 6e structured cabling would be advantageous. City and Guilds 2391 or equivalent is essential, as would be IPAF / PASMA and or HSG210 would be advantageous.

In addition, you'll have a thorough working knowledge of Industry Codes of Practice, relevant British Standards and Construction Industry Safety Regulations and have obtained Achievement Measurement 2. The role includes supervision of contractors so SMSTS or SSSTS is essential to safely supervise on site works. A full working knowledge of electrical safe systems of work is critical to deliver a safe working environment where you'll be responsible for a delivering a permit to work system.

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, the role involves travelling within the South & South-West region.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

We'll be in touch with you after the closing date but to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch sse.

This vacancy is open to both internal and external candidates. The successful candidate may be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process if their vetting level changes. This includes a basic criminal records check. Internal candidates should notify their line manager before submitting their application.

About SSE 

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.