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Job Title: Electrician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Skelmersdale
Start Date: March 2020
Reference: WG425
Job Published: March 06, 2020 11:02

Job Description

We have an opportunity for an Electrician to join our Living Space team in Skelmersdale.


Key Accountabilities will include:

Undertaking repair/ renewal works within your Electricians remit and work with associated trades
Ensure maintenance work is undertaken safely and in accordance with all technical standards
Communicate effectively with residents, scheduler and line manager
Work safely and in compliance with Health & Safety and safeguarding requirements
Remain up-to-date with technical and legal requirements of skill area
Working in partnership with other operatives to complete repairs, if required
Completing time sheets work sheets detailing work undertaken and materials used after each job undertaken, via a PDA

We are looking for a qualified and experienced Electrician who can utilise their skills to deliver small projects and repair works.You will hold a full UK diving licence, be confident in managing your own workload and will ideally already have experience of the housing maintenance sector.


Alongside this you will be able to effectively communicate with people, ensuring work is always carried out safely.


Why Wates?

Wates Group was established in 1897 and it is now one of the largest, most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK.

We employ around 4,000 people, working with a diverse range of clients and partners from across the public and private sectors.

Within the Group, Wates Living Space help some of the UK's local authorities and housing associations to manage their commitments to create better living environments in their respective areas so that they can keep the local communities happy and thriving. We do that by providing a range of services across the country to build, refurbish, maintain and fix properties and houses which makes for some very interesting, challenging and varied work for our own people.

Our work is guided by inspiring better ways of creating the places, communities and businesses of tomorrow. Our environmental and social sustainability programmes continue to demonstrate our commitment to creating safer, better places for people and communities to thrive. As part of our effort to tackle mental health issues, we signed the Building Mental Health Charter in 2018 and have since trained more than 180 employees as Mental Health First Aiders.

As a responsible and inclusive employer, we are committed to equality and proud to have been recognised for this through a range of accolades including gold accreditations with both Investors in People and C2E (Committed to Equality).

Our In-house Recruitment Team embrace diversity and are focused on finding the best people to join us here at Wates. Apply today and one of our team will be in contact.

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