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Electrical Engineer

  • Job reference: JAMC666
  • Location: Islington, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Electricians, Mechanical Engineers (All Levels), Project Management
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Job description: A Local Authority based in North London is looking for an Electrical Engineer to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate must have a full relevant Electrical Engineering qualification, experience dealing with Inspections/Fault Finding and Maintenance works and ideally a strong background in Local Authority projects.

The main purpose of the role is to provide a professional electrical engineering service, inspecting, fault finding, specifying remedial works, designing new electrical systems, undertaking procurement, acting as contract administrator and project manager for contracts on site.

The main responsibilities associated with the role are as follows;

Manage multiple projects at any one time, both during the design stage and while on site, ensuring projects are delivered on time and to budget.
Prepare reports for Committees, Area Forums, Working Parties, Client Organisations, Tenant Associations, and External Agencies and other stakeholders. Arrange and attend such meetings as required where a high degree of resident and stakeholder consultation takes place.
Represent the Head of Service when developing and delivering projects with clients and stakeholders to ensure projects are accurately scoped and delivered to the client's objectives both on time and within budget.
Deliver and maintain the highest standards of design, budget control and contract administration on all projects and maintenance contracts. Ensure that clients are fully briefed and engaged on all aspects and at all stages of each project and key milestones.
Ensure effective briefing, direction and liaison of any Consultants appointed.
Lead on procurement, design criteria and preparation of schemes, specifications, maintenance requirements, and estimates, selection of materials and equipment, project and contract management.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following competencies/attributes;

Hold a degree or Higher National Diploma in Building Services Engineering or other relevant qualification with a minimum of 3 years' relevant post qualification experience.
Possess excellent detailed technical knowledge and skills to manage electrical repair and refurbishment projects, electrical planned maintenance and design new installations.
Ability to communicate and direct, both verbally and in writing, other members of staff within the office, other council departments, area offices, working parties, external clients, agencies, elected members, residents and consultants.
Ability to write technical reports.

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such, are offering £26 p/hr Umbrella ltd (approx. £630 NET p/week after deductions) for the duration of the role. If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.

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