Electrical Installation Engineer

Job Title: Electrical Installation Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
REF: BBBH23441_1492588681
Contact Name: Gemma Howells
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Job Published: about 4 years ago

We are looking on behalf of our client for an Electrical Services Installation Engineer with experience working within a critical environment such as a data centre. This role will report directly into the Critical Services Installation Supervisor and you will work as part of a small team. The location for this role is Portsmouth.


Your key duties;

  • To install, test and commission all electrical final circuits to PDUS in accordance with BS7671 current standard.
  • Assist in the planning and control of installation projects reporting into the Data Centre Installation Supervisor and Critical Services Manager.
  • Produce and work to approved Electrical Risk Assessments for all installation activities.
  • Manage and operate to client Change Control processes for all works within designated Critical areas.
  • Report all Significant Events to the Critical Services teams.
  • Adhere to all Environmental, Health & Safety requirements.
  • Develop and demonstrate an understanding of the Critical Services process and become a Category A approved Electrician within that process.
  • Work as part of an out of hours Emergency Call-out Team.
  • Collection of data for the Preparation of Load Management Reports of Data Centre Electrical Infrastructure.
  • Collect and prepare information in support of the Significant Event Reporting system.
  • Responsible for maintaining and reviewing stock levels for consumables and spare/replacement parts.
  • Complete Weekly Timesheets to record all Work Order start and finish times, in accordance with JCI business controls and KPI's.
  • Support any other reasonable requests to meet business needs/priorities when required.


Your required skills;

  • City and Guilds 2382 - BS7671 Requirements for Electrical Installations.
  • Educated to a Technical discipline - preferably served an apprenticeship or equivalent. City & Guilds 2330, 2351 or the 2360 combined with the NVQ level 3 or equivalent. Preferably qualified to City & Guilds 2394-01 or equivalent.
  • An awareness of Data Centre operations and processes and experience of controlled power energises and disconnections, UPS, CPS, copper and fibre cabling installations, main infrastructure systems LV distribution, cooling etc.
  • Demonstrate electrical installation in a commercial environment.
  • Some experience of copper and fibre data installations Ethernet.
  • Good, supportive approach.
  • Sound knowledge of Safe Systems of Work and H&S Legislation.
  • Ability to understand technical drawings and processes.
  • Must be PC literate (Lotus/Microsoft) with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.


Essential Training;

  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • Safe Start
  • Manual Handling
  • Permits to Work
  • Isolating Authority
  • Fire Alarm & Detection Systems
  • Engineering Plant & Inspection
  • Inspection, Testing & Certification of Electrical Installations C&G 2391-10
  • Ethics & Integrity


We look forward to receiving your application.