Artisan (Electrician)

Last updated 16 days ago
Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time


London, GB

Department Name

Southern Region

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Brief Description

Are you a qualified electrician? Are you skilled in finding faults, installation and electrical testing? Have you completed the 17th or 18th edition? If so, we have the perfect role for you.

As the successful candidate, you will be required to have a good knowledge of electrical standards and be prepared to work as part of a team, providing expert guidance on related subject matters. You will carry out inspection, faulting, maintenance and renewal work as allocated. When required direct, organise and motivate the team so that work is undertaken safely, efficiently and to the relevant standards.

To be able to work in a maintenance team you will be expected to carry out all aspects of maintenance works. You will be required to work at all our Managed stations ,Cannon Street ,Charing Cross , London Bridge and Victoria.

About the role (External)

Key Accountabilities

1.Establish and maintain appropriate safety arrangements for staff under your control including Contractors.

2.Carry out work safely and in accordance with the safe systems of work procedures, method statements or other relevant instructions with minimum disruption to customers and stakeholders.

3.Undertake work and associated duties for which you are trained and competent.

4.Undertake and direct work activities in a safe and efficient manner and in accordance with all relevant standards.

5.Prepare site specific risk assessment in conjunction with risk control manuals. Review safe system of work documentation where required.

6.Deliver and maintain an effective service to customers and key stakeholders.

7.Control and check the quality of work undertaken and confirm assets are compliant to standards.

8.Check that the staff under your control have the appropriate and valid competencies.

9.Check that vehicles, plant, tools, equipment and materials under your control are fit for use and are used/stored and disposed of correctly. 10.Accurately report all work completed/not completed and produce/maintain records as required.

11.Contribute to your own development and that of others.

12.Adhere to company policies and procedures.


  • Trained and where appropriate, qualified in the relevant trade.
  • Experience of arranging and implementing safe systems of work.
  • Experience of organising and controlling the safe and efficient delivery of work.
  • Able to demonstrate and promote safe working behaviours.
  • Able to lead, motivate and direct a team.
  • Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Experience in the servicing and repair of either building fabric or building plant and equipment.
  • Knowledge of relevant standards, procedures and instructions.
  • Hold and retain competencies relevant to this post, required by business need.
  • Able and willing to drive vehicles as required by business need.


  • Membership of CITB Construction Skill Certification Scheme.

How to apply (External)

Salary: Circa £31,000

Closing date: 22nd October 2020. Late applications will not be accepted.

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