SALARY

£28,387 to £59,044 based on qualifications held, skills and experience
Based in our Sevenoaks Offices, Kent.

The role of HV Fitter is to effectively perform electrical installation duties on all equipment to the required timescale and quality and in accordance with the job specification/drawings and works order. To provide an effective and efficient electrical installation maintenance and fault-finding service on customer sites.

EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum Level 3 ​qualification – or equivalent – in Electrical Engineering
  • Able to demonstrate Electrical Plant knowledge eg Power System Operation Transformers, Switchgear, HV/LV Cables, EPO Buttons and generators
  • Good knowledge of Electricity at Work Reg. High Voltage distribution safety rules. CDM Regs & general health and safety legislation
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organisational and record-keeping skills
  • Full driving licence

Job description

  • Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem
  • Connect wires to circuit-breakers, transformers, or other components
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes
  • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system
  • Use a variety of tools and equipment such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools and testing equipment, including oscilloscopes, ammeters, and test lamps
  • Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, such as motors
  • Perform business management duties such as maintaining records and files, preparing reports and ordering supplies and equipment
  • Repair or replace wiring, equipment and fixtures using hand tools and power tools
  • Work from ladders, scaffolds, confined spaces, water supply and water waste sites and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, in line with health and safety procedures
  • Place conduit (pipes or tubing) inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes
  • Construct and fabricate parts, using hand tools and specifications
  • Provide preliminary sketches and estimates for materials and services

Benefits

  • 25 days’ holiday, plus bank holidays
  • After 2 years continuous service, 1 extra day’s leave per year, up to a maximum of 5
  • Long-service awards
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Pension scheme
  • Optical eye-care vouchers
  • Death in Service
  • Healthcare
  • Birthday day-off
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