Senior Electrical Engineer

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46014 - 55758 per annum plus 10% supplement
Job Type
Full Time

The role

Job Title: Senior Electrical Engineer

Salary Range: £46,014 - £54,135 plus 10% supplement.   

Permanent- Full Time

Location:  Wandsworth

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Electrical Engineer to join the Housing and Regeneration department.

Richmond and Wandsworth councils’ electrical support section is responsible for the electrical safety, repairs and upgrades of all its properties and blocks within the largest inner-London borough. 

Objective of role 

We are looking for an experienced senior electrical engineer for a senior role involving contract and project management, supervision of contractors and engineers along with quality inspections.

You must have extensive knowledge and experience of current electrical regulations BS7671, including the Electrical Installation Condition reporting procedures.

You will be managing and responding to technical enquires from council departments, contractors, residents’ consultants and councillors regarding a variety of electrical systems such as: door entry systems, fire alarm, IRS, and emergency lights. 

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • You will be qualified to HNC/HND in Electrical/Electronic Engineering with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Building Services or alternatively possess the following equivalent to C&G 2367 or 2357 (Electrical Installation) and NVQ level 3 in Electrical Installations, 2391 Test and Inspection.
  • A certificate in BS7671 - The Requirements for Electrical Installations, 18th Edition as amended.
  • Excellent communication and customer care skills, the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.
  • Good ICT skills are also crucial to this role and it's important that you can write reports and letters.
  • The ability to supervise and work well as part of a team, or on your own is essential. The post is based in our Wandsworth offices and this role also requires site visits, so a full driving licence is essential.
  • This is a demanding role, and the successful candidate will be well organised and able to work flexibly within a friendly team. Good interpersonal and organisational skills are essential.
  • You may be asked to attend to emergencies and Planned works at short notice which may include work at night or weekends.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date:  22nd July 2024

Shortlisting Date: 29th July 2024

Interview Date: 15th August 2024

For an informal conversation, please contact

Useful Information

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   We offer a wide range of benefits designed to attract, develop, and reward our employees such as 40 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays), flexible working and a generous pension plan. For more details, please click here

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