Position: Approved Electrician
Salary: Up to GBP15.91 per hour
Ref: 523064_1579515578
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 20/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Portsmouth

Salary: £15.91 p/h plus benefits

Working Pattern: 37 hours | 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 Portsmouth area we deliver Electrical Maintenance and Projects for our contract customers. We currently have an opportunity for an Approved Technician to join our team. Working on existing client contracts, youll 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 also involve 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). 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

Were 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

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch sse.

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 its 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.