Salary: Up to GBP15.91 per hour
Ref: 522609_1578395372
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 07/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Job title: Approved Electrician

Employment Basis: Fulltime Permanent

Location: Colchester

Salary: £15.91ph plus Excellent Benefits

Our Role

SSE Enterprise Contracting is part of the SSE Group and is a leading mechanical and electrical contractor in the UK with an annual turnover of circa £500 million. Operating in a dynamic and growing environment, we have an exciting opportunity for Approved Electricians to join our business to support recent contract wins.

In this role you'll be involved in electrical installation works across commercial and industrial premises, including MOD, Healthcare and Manufacturing industries.

The position will be based from our Tiptree depot covering the Essex area.

About You

To be successful in applying for this role, you must 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 SSEC policies and procedures.

You will 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).In addition we require Achievement Measurement 2 or equivalent and you will have a thorough working knowledge of Industry Codes of Practice. You should have obtained, or have the ability to work towards City and Guilds 2391 or equivalent.

You should have a good working knowledge of the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations. Sound knowledge of Industrial, Commercial & Domestic installation requirements and the ability to effectively record faults/deviations of such.

You will have the ability to carry out Electrical Installation Condition Reporting to BS7671. You will be expected to manage your time effectively and liaise directly with our clients to arrange electrical isolations.

PASMA / IPAF training will be advantageous

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.

Our Company

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

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.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

This role is open to internal and external applicants. If you are internal, please inform your line manager before submitting your application.