Wandsworth Council has a reputation for providing high quality services to our leaseholders and tenants. Our electrical engineers are responsible for the provision of safe, reliable and efficient electrical services to borough's residents. Duties include liaison with & monitoring of contractors to ensure their prompt attendance to breakdowns, effective repair works completed according to an agreed programme, maintenance visits and statutory inspections are conducted as specified. Confidence in using computer systems including MS Office software are essential, as is the ability to deal sensitively with residents and their representatives with the highest standard of customer care.
Reporting to the Senior Electrical Engineer and responsible for the management and supervision of electrical installations, electrical services including boroughwide electrical maintenance contracts and project work. This includes fire alarms, automatic opening ventilation, CCTV, emergency lighting, lightning protection systems, integrated reception systems, digital video recorder (sheltered housing schemes), door entry systems, Sky updates, stand alone aerial systems and Community Fibre. Carries out pre and post inspections on electrical installations and assists with Major Works projects. Ensures that the contractor provides certification for each electrical installation when required.
Experience in Electrical testing procedures in accordance with the 17th Edition of IET Wiring Regulations; C&G 2330, 2357, 2365 level 3 AM2 & NVQ 2356 level 3 standard or equivalent in electrical or electronic engineering or have C&G 2391, 2394 & 2395 in inspecting and testing and certification of electrical installations or relevant experience gained within the industry.
In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include Compressed hours, home working (dependent on service need), part-time working, annualised hours, term time only. and a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays.
In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops, and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities are also offered.
Richmond and Wandsworth are currently reviewing our pay, reward and benefits framework, in partnership with Trade Union colleagues. We are developing different options that make sure we have a fair and transparent system in place.
The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
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.
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).