Electrician - South
Electrician - South
Contract type: Full Time Permanent 40 hours per week
Location: South Neighbourhood
Salary: £36,384 and increasing to £37,474 after successful completion of probation
*Previous applicants need not reapply*
Closing date for completed applications 30th April 2021 at 11pm
Interviews to be held on the 11th May via Microsoft Teams
Due to COVID19, colleagues in eligible roles are currently working from home in line with government guidelines. Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the advertisement and interview earlier than stated
L&Q are looking for an experienced Electrician to join of our in-house Maintenance team based within our South region covering our South Neighbourhood and surrounding areas.
This is a rewarding and exciting opportunity to make a difference to our residents’ life and lead the way in delivering a customer centred service. Our Electricians are responsible for ensuring that all they do is with our residents’ satisfaction and best interests in mind. As an L&Q employee you will ensure that the you demonstrate our values (People, Impact, Inclusion, Responsibility and Passion) consistently. This role is on the front-line delivering service and has direct impact on L&Q’s reputation; the focus will be high quality work and on first time fix approach.
We are focused on meeting targets, both financial and customer related working to time frames and making sure that jobs per day are completed on time and within cost. The team must have a firm knowledge and be ability to actively contribute to ensuring that the Direct Maintenance team’s KPIs.
We are looking for experienced individuals with a good working knowledge in building and/or housing environment, particularly within social housing or local authority experience of working within domestic and or commercial Electrician role.
You will have a good knowledge, understanding and experience of Inspection & testing of electrical installations, including good ability to fault find.
As well as a customer service focus candidate will have a good understanding of the Health and Safety requirements and will act with resident safety in mind.
To be considered for this role Candidates will Have:
· Level 3 Electrotechnical qualification (Equal to G&G 2360 Pt1&2, C&G 2365, C&G 2357)
· Level 3 Requirements for Electrical Installations BS7671:2018 (equal to C&G2382-15, C&G2382-18)
· Level 3 Periodic Inspection & Testing diploma (Equal to C&G2391, C&G2395)
· Full driving license
To be considered for this role Candidates will be able to demonstrate and or have:
· Maintenance experience preferably gained within Social Housing or a similar environment
· Excellent customer service with proven track record in delivering service to internal and external customers
· Good knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety
· Ability to work in a pressured environment under strict time constraints
· Experience with completing electrical certification, including periodic inspections & testing.
Must have own hand tools (larger tools and specialist equipment will be arranged if needed)If you believe you have the qualities we are after and are interested in working for an organisation that can really make a difference to people’s lives, then please apply without delay.
COVID 19: The safety of our staff and our candidates is of the utmost importance. Every effort will be taken to ensure that safe ways of working are adopted throughout the Recruitment and Selection process. We are introducing extra precautions in line with UK Government Guidelines. Our recruitment processes will follow social distancing and COVID-19 Secure requirements. This will include the use of various technologies to support the interview process. Should candidates have any questions regarding this, or if you require additional support please let us know at the interview planning stage.
At L&Q, people are at the heart of our business and our success depends on employing the best people and getting the best from them. Therefore, we are committed to developing our people. It's only by investing in a well-trained and motivated workforce that we can continue to prosper and sustain business success.
At the foundation of everything that we do are our corporate values and associated behaviours. Our organisational behavioural framework outlines the core expectations of all employees, which should be demonstrated at all times when representing L&Q. More information about L&Q’s values can be found on our website and a copy of our behavioural framework can be provided on request.
In addition to our support and training, the successful candidate will have access to our full suite of benefits including 26 days holiday rising to 31 days with length of service, annual bonus subject to group performance, excellent Pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and non-contributory life assurance.
We are committed to supporting your work-life balance and recognise the changing demands and circumstances in life. Please let us know during the recruitment process if you’re interested in part time working or job sharing. In addition, should your circumstances change once you have joined L&Q, you can also request flexible working arrangements, e.g. a change to working hours - if it’s feasible then we’ll make it happen.
We are recognised externally for our commitment to inclusion. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident (Committed) employer and have signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge to demonstrate our commitment to end mental health discrimination in the workplace.
We expect all of our employees to support our environmental policy and social responsibility work. We are an employer committed to environmental and social responsibility