28 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Kier Utilities - South West Water is looking to recruit a Grade B Electrician, who will report to the Project Engineer /Supervisor. The successful post-holder will be responsible for undertaking, generally as part of a team or in isolation, the installation of Electrical Services in accordance with all relevant regulations. Work may be focussed on a specific area of operations. Expected to lead teams of other electricians

Key Responsibilities:

?? Grade B Electricians must possess particular practical, productive and electrical engineering skills with adequate technical knowledge so as to be able to work on their own proficiency and carry out electrical installation work without immediate supervision in the most efficient and economical manner.
?? Exercise a thorough working knowledge of the current IEE Regulations for Electrical Installations, of the Electricity Supply Regulations 1988, issued by the Electricity Commissioners so far as they deal with Consumers' Installations (i.e. Regulations 22-29 inclusive and 31), of any Regulations dealing with Consumers' Installations which, may be issued, relevant British Standards and Codes of Practice, and of the Construction Industry Safety Regulations.
?? Undertake detailed electrical installation tests and verification and complete the necessary test documentation.
?? Interpret design information and client specifications.
?? Must be able to liaise with and build good working relationships with clients' representatives.
?? Set out electrical installations in an appropriate and efficient manner.
?? Adhere to strict timescales for installations.
?? Produce appropriate site reports, detailing progress and areas of delay.
?? Produce accurate material lists in a timely manner to facilitate timely procurement.
?? Lead electrical teams ensuring that work progresses in accordance with agreed programme.
?? Wear appropriate PPE and follow all safety rules and safe working practices.
?? Any other comparable duties as requested.

Key Skills and Qualifications:

* Current EU driving licence.
* Relevant CSCS card.
* Completed of all mandatory training laid down by the training matrix.
* Competent at operating hand tools, test instruments and equipment.
* Thorough understanding of Health & Safety regulations in respect of self and others and the potential impact of your actions of others.
* Completion of a registered relevant apprenticeship or undergone some equivalent method of training and have had practical training in electrical installation work.
* Must have obtained a pass in the City & Guilds 2360 Electrical Installation Theory Part 2 Course or approved equivalent.
* Must have demonstrated competence and obtained a suitable qualification (the City & Guilds 2391 is a suitable qualification) in the inspection, testing and commissioning of installations.
* Have additional relevant qualifications or at least five years relevant experience in the job role and/or can demonstrate progression.

About Kier:

Kier Group plc. is a leading construction, property, residential and services group which invests in, builds, maintains and renews the places where we work, live and play. We operate globally across a range of sectors including defence, education, health, housing, industrials, power, transport and utilities. Listed on the London Stock Exchange, we are a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.

With a network of 88 UK offices Kier offers national coverage across all of its core activities. Employing 22,000 people, Kier has the financial strength and technical expertise to undertake some of the most significant construction, civil engineering and service contracts in the country.

Kier is an equality and diversity employer