Blueprint Recruitment Solutions are representing a leading company in the UK Water Sector, who have an immediate opportunity for an Electrical Safety & Technical Support Engineer to join them on a permanent basis in London. Our client is seeking an Electrical Engineer to form part of the electrical services team, providing technical support and electrical safety support.
The position comes with a salary ranging from £38,000 - £40,000, car allowance and a generous benefits package (which includes combined pension contributions of up-to 18%).
The base location for this role is flexible across the whole London area.
To undertake technical assessments and audits electrical personnel, provide detailed technical reports and presentations, purveying the gravity of the needs in a persuasive manner.
Be a technical lead in projects and investigations.
Delivery of LV electrical safety improvement projects.
Support around 12 line-managers with approximately 40 electrically skilled technicians, with the recruitment and development of their electrical staff
Act as an Authorised Person (LV) across a geographical area issuing Permits to Work completed in line with the Electrical Safety Rules
Technical oversight and direction to newly qualified or appointed technicians
Practical and theoretical assessment of technical staff against company electrical policy and procedures.
Appoint technicians in line with job role and technical competence (Competent Persons Electrical assessment)
Follow up with field based assessments, Identify Skill gaps or fade through electrical safety audits (SHE6 P)
Provide mentoring and coaching to address skill gaps some of which will require classroom based and practical teaching.
Leading local electrical technical community forums
Provide low voltage electrical technical support to our operations managers.
An industrial biased electrician having had an indentured apprenticeship.
Experience with the development and mentoring of trainees. Involved with safety auditing process writing detailed persuasive reports.
City & Guilds 236 or current equivalent City & Guilds 2391, HND or HNC in Electrical engineering and ideally, although not essential an ECS card.
Time served electrical apprenticeship to NVQL3 or equivalent
5+ years’ experience, in Electrical Engineering / Maintenance field.
Good knowledge and understanding of relevant health and safety requirements, especially the Electricity at Work Regulations.
Good interpersonal skills are required, especially in managing relationships with technicians and operational management