Electrician & Electrician Improver up to £35,000pa Portsmouth

Portsmouth, ENGLAND | about 2 months

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Job Description


Electrician required in Portsmouth on a permanent employment basis. You will be working for an award winning company based in Portsmouth who have an enviable reputation.

Excellent benefits which include:

Company Van Sign Written
Company Phone and uniform provided.
Flexible Private Company Pension
Employee Death in the Service package (5 Time Salary)
Sick/Illness Insurance Scheme plus other Schemes
Continual Professional Development through training opportunities
Employee Discount Card Benefits
Lots of overtime available for an electrician who is wanting it.

This role requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills, providing a customer-focused and cost-effective service.


In the role of electrician you will be expected to:

Installation or replacement of additional electrical components, accessories, and circuits.
To carry out planned and reactive electrical maintenance duties.
Testing & inspection of all works carried out as required by BS767.
To work flexibly, to meet the needs of the business.
Gain experience across a range of other duties as directed by your line management.
Fire alarm and emergency light testing.
To comply with all relevant Health and Safety standards and ensure that other staff and contractors under your direction always use appropriate PPE.
To ensure all work undertaken is carried out strictly in accordance with supervisory instruction and site safety protocols.
To ensure all reactive work is completed within the timescales set.
Participate in a call-out rota to cover out-of-hours calls if necessary.
Work at height.
To supervise other staff and lead electrical tradesmen (internal and contractor) and assisting other trades as required in accordance with agreed RAMS.
To meet time frames and standards as indicated in the Service Level Agreement (SLA).
To liaise with building users to minimise the impact of work and to keep them informed of progress.
Working safely and effectively alone or in a team to maintain and improve the campus in-line with University and Derwent FM’s policies and procedures.
To be capable of working from drawings and specifications and other documentation without the need for direct supervision.
To advise the General Manager of materials required to support completion of the task within required time frames.
To contribute to the preparation of and adhere to Risk Assessment, COSHH and Method Statement documentation as appropriate.
The above outlines the main duties and responsibilities of the position, however, this cannot be comprehensive and other duties, as directed by the company and within the job holders’ capabilities may be required. The duties may evolve and be modified by changes within the company to meet business need.

Skills (includes key competencies)

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
Understanding and responding to the needs of a diverse client/customer.
Ability to work as part of a team.
Able to exercise initiative and prioritise duties accordingly.
An understanding of the role of support services – experience of working in an environment in support of students would be an advantage.
An understanding of working within a building of multiple occupancy, such as hotel, nursing home, schools etc.
Able to work to a high standard against agreed timescales with limited supervision.
Able to demonstrate the teams “SPIRIT” Values.

Personal Qualities

Commitment and enthusiasm to deleiver company values.
Commitment to quality in all aspects of service delivery.
Commitment to equal opportunities.
Self-motivated and able to work independently with minimum guidance and in a team.
Confident in taking the initiative, making decisions, and consulting as appropriate.
Willing to be flexible with a positive ‘can do’ attitude and respond to changing circumstances.


City and Guilds 2330 (levels 2 &3) or equivalent.
City and Guilds 2382 17th Edition.
City and Guilds 2391 Inspection and Testing or equivalent.
City and Guilds 2377 Portable Appliance Testing.
Awareness of Health & Safety issues and the need for safe methods of working.
Holds a full, clean driving licence.


Significant experience in electrical maintenance or a similar environment.
Experience of inspecting and testing to the current regulations.
Experience of using computerised maintenance systems
Experience in completion of PPM’s
Risk assessments and Permits to Work
Experience of driving commercial vehicles
Preparation of Risk and Method Statements

Immediate interviews offered in Portsmouth for electricians who fit the bill

We receive a high number of applications on a daily basis so we can only respond to successful applications. If you do not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has not been taken forward on this occasion. We may contact you in the future about other suitable positions.

Real Recruitment Solutions place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with this policy and consistently review regulations to ensure our policy is updated and relevant across all aspects of recruitment in order to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination.
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