Lead Electrician / Working Supervisor

Lead Electrician / Working Supervisor

  • Location


  • Sector:

    MEP Trades

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Company vehicle, fuel card

  • Contact:

    Kirsty Brewer

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8937

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Primarily based in the North West, our client is seeking a Lead Electrician / Electrical Supervisor with 2394/5 or equivalent testing qualification who will be responsible for delivering electrical installations across various rail and waste water sites located within an hours distance of Golborne. 

You will be hands on, completing site visits and surveys for the Works Superintendent whilst also leading small teams as required.

Examples of the type of work required: site set ups, cabin set ups, replacement lighting, platform replacing, station upgrades, new builds

80% of your time will be spent on waste water projects for united utilities and the LNW line and TruEast Alliance for Network Rail. The remainder will be spent in the office or on commercial or industrial projects such as offices, welding yards, spray booths and compressors.

Ideally you will have experience on waste water sites and an industrial background. Rail experience is advantageous but not essential if you have other commercial / industrial experience.

Initially you will shadow the electrical superintendent gaining support specifying jobs, understanding work scopes, organising materials, quotes, RAMs and planning labour to ensure the end clients projects are completed within budget and on time.

Site working hours : 7am-5pm Monday-Friday

Flexibility to work occasional night shift may be required

Salary: £40,000-£45,000 (may be room for negotiation for the right person)

This role will require an element of working from home (hotel etc. paid for by client).

Expect to spend circa 3-5 nights per month away from home.

  • Experience of producing and briefing RAMS
  • Ability to both deliver works ‘hands on’ and to lead small delivery teams
  • Full UK driving License (Van provided)
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office software
  • Team-working ethos
  • Unwavering positive attitude towards safety
  • Willingness to work away from home as the role dictates
As the role develops, further training and sector opportunities could be provided should the business require, making this position the perfect opportunity for a working electrical supervisor looking to develop their careers, competencies and professional qualifications.

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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