Electrician in Reading, Berkshire, UK

Employer: Page Personnel Property & Construction

Location: Reading, Berkshire, UK


Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 per annum

Our client is looking for an Electrician to work between 2 sites in Reading and Oxford. This is a permanent opportunity to join a growing business and develop your electrical career.

NVQ Electrotechnical : Level 3 diploma

17th Edition

Proven track record working for a building and construction company, Domestic or commercial background.

Client Details

Our client is a market leading Building and Construction business within the UK.


The Electrician will cover Oxford and Reading areas and involve the following:

  • Maintenance of Domestic and Commercial electrical installations

  • Working in plant rooms and with the electrical plant items

  • Training and supporting the internal electrical competent person accreditation

  • Reviewing the electrical installations, and advising managers of improvements

  • Working on electronic locking systems, and intercoms associated with gates and barriers

  • Working with suited locking systems both mechanical and electronic

  • Working with windows and door repairs

  • Basic plastering, repairing holes in walls etc.

  • Basic domestic plumbing skills

  • Building an interest in and good understanding of the electrical trade and applying standards, statutory compliance and expertise at all times

  • Undertaking general repair and maintenance works as required

  • Providing Reactive maintenance support (including emergency building works and summer turnaround projects)

  • Fault finding and rectifying

  • Completing planned inspections, and rectifying any remedial works identified

  • Support the compliance teams when required with PPM activities

  • Responding and attending to maintenance and Health and Safety related calls within the required service level agreements

  • Logging of maintenance issues through the supervisor or service and sales team

  • Assisting the Supervisor/ Lead with effective stock control processes

  • Ensuring efficient and cost effective use of materials

  • Forming part of the maintenance team on call rota

  • Providing maintenance and customer service support in emergencies

  • Meeting deadlines for works and repairs

  • Flexible approach to work day to assist City teams when and where required

  • Taking an active role during the turnaround the room process

  • Ensuring the supervisor is informed of all serious incidents


The Electrician will have Testing and Inspection qualification - 2391/2392 or 2394/2395. The role is a mobile position so must have a full UK driving licence. Ideally to be based between Reading and Oxford.

Must have certificates:

  • City & Guilds 2330 or 2365: Level 2 and Level 3
  • NVQ Electrotechnical Services: Level 3
  • 17th Edition
  • 2391 or 2392/93 testing and inspection (Desirable)

Job Offer

  • Competitive Salary + yearly bonus of up to 10% of salary
  • Hours and Rota: 37.5 per week
  • 25 days holiday + Bank holidays
  • Great Pension contribution
  • Vehicle & fuel card available when on site
  • Telephone and laptop
  • Career development
Required Skills:

Lighting NVQ 17th edition Electrician maintenance Reactive maintenance PPM Electricial Fire alarm

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