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Barnstaple, Devon Trade and Services Posted 21.06.19 Negotiable

We are working with our client who provides general facilities maintenance and construction project work to the commercial sector as well as facilities maintenance services for the Ministry of Defence at multiple sites in the South West.

We are looking for a mobile Electrician to provide their expertise for building maintenance including; planned preventive and reactive maintenance, testing, inspection and new installations as well as working in hazardous areas. Based at RM Chivenor, there will also be regular travel to other locations within Area 31 and there may also be a need to work at other sites across the South West.

Main Duties:

  • Fault finding to resolve reactive Electrical issues in a timely and professional manner
  • Complete emergency light testing and emergency light repairs
  • To complete general power and lighting repairs
  • Undertake electrical installations
  • Carry out electrical test and inspections
  • General electrical repairs and servicing tasks
  • Able to work unsupervised and on their own but also perform effectively as part of a small team
  • Keep clear and concise written records for use by others
  • Provide information to supervisory and managerial levels to facilitate solutions to problems
  • Consistently produce work to a high standard
  • Complete work in a timely and efficient manner
  • To ensure that all works are carried out to company and Client standards, policies and procedures and expectations
  • Ensure Company health, safety and environmental procedures are implemented and complied with at all times

Essential experience and qualifications:

  • A recognised apprenticeship with relevant experience as a fully qualified electrician and/or an appropriate City and Guilds/NVQ in an Electrical discipline
  • Holds City and Guilds IEE 18th Edition Regulations
  • Holds City and Guilds 2391 or 2395 Testing and Inspection
  • Up to date knowledge of latest legislation
  • Experience of electrical testing

Desirable experience and qualifications:

  • Previous knowledge and experience of MOD contracts
  • Previous experience of working in a maintenance environment
  • Holds CompEx Hazardous and Explosive Area certification (or CompEx Fuel) or is prepared to gain these qualifications
  • Experience of performing multi skilled tasks
  • Experienced in maintaining and repairing Generators or is willing to train for this task

Skills Profile:

  • Must be able to gain and retain MoD Security clearance
  • Must have a ‘can do’ attitude and contribute to the team effort
  • Must hold a full valid UK driving licence
  • Competent response maintenance engineer who can demonstrate extensive knowledge of wiring schematics
  • Flexible in approach to roles and responsibilities with a willingness to undertake tasks outside their own trade and if required, undertake qualifications outside their own trade
  • Must be flexible towards working at sites other than that at which they are based
  • Focused, motivated and enthusiastic
  • Capable of completing all own paperwork in a clear, accurate and concise manner
  • Computer literate

The salary for this role is depending on experience and includes a company van and fuel card.

If this sounds like the job for you or you would like to hear more about this role, please click APPLY now or contact Jodie Tucker – Cordant People – Barnstaple on 01271 859135 or email me on

If you have not received a response within one week, then please assume that on this occasion, you have not been shortlisted. Thank you.

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