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Job Title: Electrician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: WG260
Job Published: February 01, 2019 14:34

Job Description

We have an opportunity for an Electrician to join our Living Space team in Birmingham on our responsive maintenance contract with Longhurst Group to undertake all tasks to achieve first time fix and deliver a high standard of workmanship in a timely and productive manner affording excellent customer service to the client at all times.


Wates Living Space were awarded a 10 year Contract (5+5) to deliver repairs to tenanted and void properties along with planned works schemes, for Longhurst Group and its subsidiary companies in April 2018.


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.


A bit about us:


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

Within the Group, Wates Living Space is one of the UK’s leading providers of planned and responsive maintenance services in the social housing sector, maintaining over 500,000 homes nationwide every year. Our leading position within the maintenance sector has enabled the business to realise ambitious strategic growth, offering our clients a truly integrated national service for all of their maintenance requirements.


As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.


Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.


The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us.  Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognised for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).

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