• Harrogate Borough Council
  • Harrogate, Yorkshire
  • Aug 06, 2022
Full time Construction

Job Description

Job Title:Electrician

Location: Harrogate

Salary: Up to £27,514.00 per annum - Grade F.

Job type: Full Time, Permanent (37 hours per week). We are a friendly and welcoming place to work offering a wide range of excellent benefits including flexi time and flexible working.

Closing Date: 31st August 2022.

Looking for a new start? Come and work at Harrogate Borough Council.

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The Company:

The Councils In House Maintenance Team is a successful trade based team, which comprises of 30 plus trade staff ranging from Electricians, Plumbers, Multi skilled tradesmen, Multi skilled Joiners, Builders, Plasterers, M&E Engineers and Labourers who carry out maintenance repairs on our social housing properties and public buildings across the borough of Harrogate.

The In House Maintenance Team has been established now for over 10 years and has a successful track record for maintaining the Councils housing stock providing a friendly and professional service which is customer focused and commercially driven for success.

About the role:

The Council's Property Services & Facilities Management Team is looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated; customer focused Domestic Electrician to join the In-House Maintenance property repairs team to help us achieve our vision.

As an Electrician, you will need to be able to demonstrate that you are competent in a range of electrical maintenance repairs involving installation, fault finding and minor works within a domestic housing setting.

Candidate Requirements:

An ideal candidate would have undertaken an apprenticeship or studies and gained a qualification to NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Electrical engineering. Have experience within the domestic housing industry with hands on experience of general reactive maintenance and fault finding of a domestic setting.

You will need to have the highest levels of customer care and have a cheerful and positive disposition along with having the desire to work with a friendly and committed team of staff helping whenever required to ensure the team achieves its goals and commitment to client.

Requirements for the role:

Experience of working in social housing or public buildings would be an advantage however is not essential but customer care and being a team player with a positive attitude is essential in promoting the image of the Council and should be demonstrated at all times and forms an essential part of this role.

  • BSthEdition of the current Wiring regulations ( Essential)
  • City & Guilds qualification or NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Electrical Practices
  • City & Guilds 2391 or 2394 qualification in testing and inspection or equivalent
  • A full driving licence is required and the successful applicant will be required to provide an emergency repair service outside of office hours on a rota with other operatives, which will incur additional income on top of the publicised salary.
  • Be able to follow and carry out instructions given by management staff and when required work on their own initiative.
  • Basic IT Skills and good communication skills

Our Rewards:

  • A competitive salary plus 25 days plus bank holidays annual leave entitlement
  • Additional annual leave after 5 years' service
  • A vehicle suitable for the post for business use including commuting to work and back
  • Excellent Pension scheme
  • VIVUP- discount scheme that give discounts on store purchases

Please note - Harrogate Borough Council reserves the right to close vacancies before the closing date if a high volume of applications are received.

Harrogate Borough Council requires all applicants to complete the council's application form and attach their suitability statement and CV.

Please click on the APPLY button and you will be directed to the Council's website to complete your application.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of: Electrician, Commercial Electrician, Domestic Electrician, Industrial Electrician, Mobile Electrician, Experienced Electrician, Qualified Electrician, Approved Electrician, Electrical, Electrical Engineer, Multi Skilled Electrical Technician, Maintenance Electrician, Industrial Electrician, Installation Electrician, Electrical Installation, Electrical Maintenance Engineer, Installation Engineer, Electrical Tester, Machine Electrician, Field Service Electrician, Industrial Electrician, City and Guilds Electrical Installation may also be considered for this role.