Maintenance Electrician

The Role:

Reporting to the Team Leader, you will be responsible for:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience post qualification, ideally with a mixture of domestic and commercial experience.
  • Inspection and testing experience.
  • BS7671 – 18th Edition preferred, BS7671 – 17th Edition as a minimum.
  • Ensuring all Quality Management and Compliance Documentation for O&M activities is correct and complete for each site.
  • Proactively drive Legislative and Contractual Compliance, profitability, and customer satisfaction within the customer portfolio.
  • Provide technical assistance to clients, and work colleagues within whilst fulfilling and meeting both Quality Standards and HSE Objectives.
  • Ensure all electrical installations comply with relevant version of BS7671 and provide information on how to improve compliance of legacy installations to current requirements.
  • Closely manage customer HSE objectives and Quality Standards and ensure the adoption of Safe Working Practices during the maintenance and repair of the plant.
  • Complete internal performance management general reporting for use in producing client final reporting.
  • Make effective recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Adopt Silver EMS Ltd HSE Policies, Procedures and Objectives, and ensure they are achieved throughout area of responsibility.
  • Ensure that Statutory and Mandatory Inspections are satisfactorily carried out and documented in line with the Company’s Management System. Diligently and accurately maintain, submit relevant documentation and records as required, and maintain ISO Accreditation Company Standards.
  • Be versatile to support all Department works, Servicing HIUs and reacting to HIU breakdowns when needed. Support Energy Centre planned or reactive works.
  • To undertake Portable Appliance Testing activities as and when required.
  • Experience on Data networks, Cat5 or Cat6.

You will also be required to actively take part in the callout / standby rota. A full UK driving licence and a flexible approach to working practices and hours is essential.

The Person:

The ideal candidate will be well presented, organised and polite. This is a customer facing role, with excellent communication and customer service skills.

You will have a high level of technical knowledge and expertise on heat pumps and related systems. It will also be an advantage to have:

  • Electrical / Mechanical engineering in a similar environment; with comprehensive understanding of current industry practices and relevant legislation.
  • Inspection and testing experience and Qualified to C&G 2391 or 2394 & 2395
  • NVQ level 3 in Electrical Installations or equivalent.
  • Must have a certificate in BS7671 – The Requirements for Electrical Installations, 17th or 18th Edition.
  • Experience working on commercial or industrial electrical systems is desirable.

Good working Knowledge of relevant health and safety requirements.

  • Heating systems, Energy Centre processes and supporting distribution systems.
  • Electronic maintenance systems with sound technical knowledge in fault finding and testing within a similar environment.
  • Preparing Method statements, Risk, COSHH Assessments, and Permits to Work.

The following Skills and Expertise will be advantageous:

  • Served a recognised apprenticeship and be qualified to City & Guilds/ NVQ level 3 in Electrical Wiring and installations and registered to the appropriate body as required for the role.
  • Electrical qualification to the latest Edition of BS 7671 that includes installing or modifying currently electrical controls.
  • Electrical Inspect and test
  • PAT Testing
  • Willingness to study for relevant Industry qualifications is essential.

The Package:

  • Competitive salary (depending upon experience) + out of hours reactive calls
  • The working week will be 37 hours.
  • Company van
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Sickness insurance
  • Death in Service
  • 24 days not including bank holidays

Applications will be processed within 28 days of receipt. If you have not heard from us within this time period it will mean that your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful. Thank you for your interest in Silver EMS Ltd.

The company is opposed to all forms of discrimination and will select for employment, training and promotion on the basis of suitability for the job and/ or merit. It is company policy that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment than another on the grounds of sex, race, colour, age, ethnic or national origins, political affiliations, religious beliefs, marital status, physical disability or is disadvantaged by unjustifiable conditions or requirements.

Only applicants who are legally entitled to work in the UK and are currently resident in the UK are invited to apply.


How to Apply

Please send an introductory letter and current CV to or hard copy to our office address below:

Silver EMS Ltd
Third Floor,
St Clare House,
30/33 Minories,

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: 
Silver EMS Ltd is not accepting unsolicited CVs from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. CVs submitted to any Silver EMS Ltd employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Silver EMS Ltd. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.