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Junior Electrical Engineer

  • Location

    Tottenham, London

  • Sector:

    Project Supervision & Management

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  • Salary:

    £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Stephen Aaron

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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1st Step Solutions have a great opportunity for a career focused Junior Electrical Engineer to join a Mechanical and Electrical Contractor with a fantastic reputation in the UK and abroad. This is a great opportunity for a Junior Electrical Engineer to move into a role where you will be trained and developed into a Trainee Contract Manager.

Our client have begun winning projects all over London in the hospitals, healthcare, leisure and education sectors and they have a turnover of £45 million. London is a big part of their business plan to build more success within the business and this role is an exciting and long term role for the right Trainee Contracts Manager.

Main Duties;

Reporting to the Contracts Manager (CM), the successful candidate will have the following duties:
To be trained in & assist with:
1. Estimating - the ability to read drawings and extract all equipment for costing.
2. Health & Safety - inductions of personnel onto site, carry out daily briefs, tool box talks, monitoring & assist writing RAMS, monitoring H&S plan
3. Procurement - monitoring stock of materials, assist site supervisor timely procurement of materials, overseeing deliveries and appropriate hire goods
4. Subcontractors - liaising with subcontractors, coordination of works, trouble-shooting
5. Programme - monitoring the progress of the programme & reporting on progress to main contractor / client
6. Quality - check sheets, inspection of quality of installation on site - ensuring they meet company standards
7. Meetings - attend/provide input for progress meetings
8. Testing - carrying out and/or signing off tests, overseeing other testing on site
9. Commissioning - overseeing commissioning by specialists, ensuring there are no delays,
10. O&M - production information for the manual & timely mark-up of 'as installed drawings', preparation of the building log book & operations guide
11. Communication with the Contracts Manager is essential - supervision of the site and update reporting directly to the CM
12. Communication - good communication / reporting with the Main Contractor
13. Escalation of issues to Contracts Manager
14. Building & maintaining good relationships with the project team from client/end user through to maintenance team
15. Conflict / Issue resolution
16. Management of all Site Personnel
17. Sharing lessons learned, flagging of recurring issues
18. Liaising with the design team & answering queries
19. Overseeing specialist installations - have/build on a brief knowledge of all electrical systems & their operation

The ideal candidate will have:
* Minimum of 5 years Site Supervision experience or alternatively a HNC in Building Studies
* Experience in Electrical Design an advantage
* Excellent Communication / Negotiation Skills
* Previous experience as a Junior Electrical Engineer with a consultancy or Contractor
* Ability to work extended hour / weekends, as require

If you are based in close proximity to the Tottenham area of London and have a background in Electrical Engineering and want to progress your career to the next level please forward your cv or give me a call on 0207 760 7622