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Overall Purpose

To install, service and maintain electrical systems and appliances in domestic and commercial properties to a high quality standard in accordance with the current Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations.

Key Tasks/Activities/Responsibilities

  • Reading and taking information from the job outline tickets
  • Carry out repairs to domestic dwellings
  • Be available for the out of hours call out service
  • Communicate between tenants, office staff and the client
  • Undertake routine maintenance and servicing to electrical systems and appliances to required standards
  • Trace, locate and rectify faults and ensure systems and appliances are left in a safe and serviceable condition
  • Report all faulty appliances / installations that do not comply with current regulations
  • Replace electrical sockets and fittings
  • Replace consumer units
  • Rewire domestic properties both occupied and void
  • Install smoke alarms, fans, shower units, shower circuits
  • Working as an integral team member as well as a mentor and coach to apprentices and improvers
  • Ensuring that Health and Safety standards are met
  • Ensuring a first time fix on as many occasions as possible
  • Accepting jobs in any area required by your line manager, Contract Manager or Divisional Manager
  • Excellent time keeping
  • Assisting with Health and Safety inspections
  • Carrying out the necessary Health and Safety risk assessments when on site
  • Adhering in all aspects of work according to the regulatory standards
  • Supports the identification of ways to reduce cost
  • Must be prepared to comply with all company policies and procedures
  • Must be prepared to work at heights using ladders, scaffolding and work in confined spaces and in a variety of work conditions that may prevail at that time
  • Must be prepared to undertake any additional training associated with the specific requirements of the trade, as well as training in Equal Opportunities
  • Must possess a full, well-maintained tool kit at all times
  • Must possess a valid full driving licence
  • Follow and support policies, procedure, initiatives and work instructions related to sustainability improvement and environment compliance

Person Specification

Key Knowledge

  • Repairs and Maintenance
  • Health and Safety regulations
  • Site Safety Training
  • Manual Handling Training
  • Must be able to drive and have a good knowledge of the local area
  • Ability to effectively manage time, and a positive attitude
  • Excellent time keeping and attendance
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Qualified City and Guilds, NVQ level 3

Key Skills

  • Should have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to drive and have a good knowledge of the local area
  • Ability to effectively manage time, and a positive attitude
  • Good time keeping and attendance
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Fault find
  • Work testing
  • Decision making
  • Problem solving
  • Work on your own

Key Experience

  • Repairs and Maintenance
  • Electrical
  • Testing qualification would be good but not essential
  • Social Housing
  • Storage heaters
  • Showers

Other Key Information

  • Excellent Work ethic
  • Treating others with respect
  • Clean driving license
  • Clean DBS
  • You must own an Android or IOS mobile phone which you will use as part of your job (BYOD)