Electrical Engineer – Housing

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Electrical Engineer – Housing
Walthamstow, London
Contract / Temporary

PHA TCL 0008 A8B9 / 1

Posted: 18th March 2024 13:55
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  • Pay Rate:

    £16.74 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    42.5 Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm

  • This opening assignment is for 4 months

  • Walthamstow, London,

    E17 8LF

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Electrical Engineer – Housing

Job Ref: PHA TCL 0008 A8B9 / 1

Pay Rate: £16.74 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 37 Monday to Friday, normal working hours

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 4 months

City: Walthamstow, London

Basic DBS disclosure required for this role

The purpose of the role is to provide professional support to the engineering service, inspecting, electrical installations for compliancy and quality reasons.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertake adequate site inspection and monitoring on all assigned projects and covering for colleagues from time to time as required.
  • Assist with the preparation of project reports for Committees, Area forums, Working Parties, Client Organisations, Tenant Associations and external agencies.
  • Provide effective liaison and attend such meetings as required.
  • Provide the highest standard of on-site quality assurance and audit inspection.
  • Provide relevant information and advice to ensure budget control and contract management are achieved on all projects and contracts, paying particular attention to Health and Safety, Contractual Obligations, Contractor Performance, Client Satisfaction Quality and Cost and Maintenance Implications.
  • Provide on-site inspection of engineering installations and equipment and, advise/report on related condition and appropriate remedial works where necessary in the prescribed format.
  • Assist the engineering team and Senior Electrical Engineer in providing advice and guidance as appropriate concerning on-site engineering solutions, specifications, maintenance requirements, estimates, selection of materials and equipment and inspection regimes etc.
  • Ensure that work is in accordance with the relevant standards, statutory regulations.
  • Provide on-site survey information in order to assist in the preparation of scheme drawings, specifications and contract documents.
  • Ensure effective briefing, direction and liaison is provided. Assist in examining schemes for feasibility, viability and for adherence to Islington Council standards, policies and practices.


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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.



  1. Higher National Certificate in building services, engineering or equivalent with practical experience.
  2. Completion of a recognised apprenticeship or training programme with subsequent general experience of building services engineering.
  3. City & Guilds 236 or NVQ equivalent City & Guild 2382 18th Edition 2nd Amendment, City & Guilds 2391 desirable.


Skills & Experience

  1. 5 Years experience as a qualified electrician.
  2. Experience in producing technical reports that can be shared with the wider team.
  3. Experience working in electrical contracting or consultancy demonstrating skill and knowledge relevant to the electrical social housing sector. Selection by interview and test.
  4. Ability to write technical reports.
  5. Ability to investigate and recommend solutions to service engineering design and maintenance related technical problems


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Job Ref: PHA TCL 0008 A8B9 / 1
Electrical Engineer – Housing
Client Category: Local Authority

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