Electrician


Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

SCP 134-137 £36,648 - £39,186 per annum

Job Highlights
  • We offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation.
  • We are looking for experienced qualified electricians to join our expanding team to carry out a full range of repairs and upgrades to our varied housing stock.
  • Join us and you’ll receive an excellent rewards package including flexible working and flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and more.
Job Requirements/Description

Salary: SCP 134-137 £36,648 - £39,186 per annum

Contractual hours: 37 hour

Location: Brislington Transport Depot Bath Road / Sandy Park Road Bristol BS4 3NZ

We are looking for experienced qualified electricians to join our expanding team to carry out a full range of repairs and upgrades to our varied housing stock. With over 28000 homes and various additional buildings you could be working within our customers’ homes, in void properties or as part of the M&E department providing maintenance and upgrades to our properties.

What will I be doing?

You will be completing all aspects of commercial and domestic electrical maintenance and installations; this includes extensive test and inspection work. You will be working on both domestic and commercial installations, responsible for the control and maintenance of electrical, mechanical, and electric heating systems whilst working in accordance with all health and safety procedures. You will provide excellent customer service, with a focus on first time fix resolution.

You will play a key role within the team and must have the ability to work on your own and within the established team and have good communication skills.

What do I need to have?

  • Full electrical qualifications
  • C&G Electrical Qualifications 2391 or 2394/5 - not essential
  • Inspection & and testing work experience.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of relevant building, housing, customer services, health and safety, regulatory and technical legislation and best practice
  • Use of IT systems/software – e.g PDA/Tablet, certification software, outlook.
  • To be flexible, have excellent customer service skills and be well organised.
  • Commitment to our values.
  • A full driving licence.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation.

Join us and you’ll receive an excellent rewards package including flexible working and flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance rising to 30 days (plus bank holidays) with 5 years’ service, hand tool and charging allowance. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

At Bristol City Council you can also expect the following:

  • Generous employer contributions of 20% of salary. For example, a salary of £30,000 will attract an annual BCC contribution of £6,100 to your pension pot
  • All employees are automatically admitted to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) from the day you're appointed
  • The LGPS is one of the largest pension schemes in the UK. It is a defined benefit pension scheme which means your pension is based on your salary and how long you pay into the scheme. Your pension is not affected by how well investments perform. The LGPS provides you with a secure and guaranteed income every year when you stop working
  • Monthly pay
  • Van and power tools provided
  • Annual leave top-up scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Training and support
  • Discounts on council shops and services

How do I apply?

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.

As part of the online application please list all electrical qualifications on the supporting statement along with a demonstration of how you meet all of the essential criteria. 

As we have a number of vacancies there is no set closing date for this advert, however we will be reviewing applications on a weekly basis. Please submit your application form at your earliest convenience.

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Young people, Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic, Disabled, LGBTQ+ and Female candidates who are currently under-represented within this Service of Bristol City Council. Appointments will be made on merit.

Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

SCP 134-137 £36,648 - £39,186 per annum

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