Electrician

  • Job Reference: AMGA00584
  • Date Posted: 22 April 2021
  • Employer: Amey
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

What is the purpose of this role?

  • To maintain existing electrical systems and undertake new installations on the M48 Severn Bridge, M4 Prince of Wales Bridge and M5 Avonmouth Bridge and their associated plant, workshops and buildings.

What will this role involve?

  • Responsibility for one Electricians Mate / Apprentice
  • Electrical Maintenance of existing systems
  • New installations
  • Carry out or assist with the reactive maintenance and repairs of power / lighting and other electrical installations installations and associated fittings in accordance with:
    • BS7671:2018
    • ASLEC and IEE 17th Edition wiring regulations
  • Carry out the provision of temporary power and lighting supplies as directed
  • Carry out maintenance of navigational lighting and fog warning installations and equipment
  • Attend to routine street lighting faults
  • Diagnose and replace failed components
  • Carry out programmed maintenance of access gantries, access cradles and other access equipment
  • Carry out reactive repairs and maintenance of the major plant and equipment on all three structures
  • Carry out maintenance of security systems
  • Liaise with Electrical Contractors as required
  • Assist with ordering electrical spares and equipment in line with stock requirements
  • Produce reports and supporting information in respect of electrical maintenance and inspection / investigation and tests
  • Assist in writing electrical maintenance procedures, task sheets and risk assessments
  • Assist in the operation and maintenance of the High Voltage System
  • Carry out electrical inspection (PAT) tests and install electrical equipment
  • Take part in out of hours emergency services on a call out basis
  • Carry out other maintenance tasks as required
  • Record test results and work undertaken using hand held computer
  • Provide support to other Amey contracts as required or directed

What are we looking for?

  • Clean Driving Licence (Category D1 Driving Licence desirable)
  • City & Guilds Part 2 or equivalent in Electrical Installation works
  • City & Guilds 2391 Electrical Inspection and Testing desirable
  • Able to work at significant heights of up to and beyond 12 metres
  • 17th Edition desirable Certification for Electrical testing
  • ASLEC Competency Portfolio Good
  • All round project management knowledge
  • Manual work involving an element of hand excavation
  • Experience of street lighting Installations and associated maintenance desirable
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal/written) and be able to manage stakeholders at all levels

Technical competencies

  • Emergency First Aid at Work (HSE) Card
  • ECS card
  • Personal Highways Safety
  • HEA 302 - Signing, Lighting and Guarding
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Banksman Slinger
  • Abrasive Wheels (Desirable)
  • ECS Health Test
  • IPAF Use and Inspection of Harness
  • CAT Scanner (Highways)
  • IPAF Vertical Personnel Platform 1A
  • PAF Vehicle Mounted Platform to 26m
  • LANTRA Health and Safety Awareness
  • Manual Handling
  • Highways Electrical Medicals
  • Other Ladder Use

What are the key safety responsibilites?

  • Responsible for own health and safety and that of colleagues and the public
  • Work in accordance with Amey procedures
  • Take Responsibility for the security of plant, tools and materials
  • Responsible for the safe use of vehicles
  • Responsibility for wearing all role and task specific PPE and its care
  • Not intentionally misuse or interfere with anything that has been provided for health and safety reasons
  • Not undertake any tasks for which authorisation and training has not been given
  • Report any hazardous defects in plant or equipment, report safety incidents or close calls
  • Responsible for achieving own performance targets
  • The work is carried out outdoors hence you will be working in an environment of varying weather conditions and temperatures
  • The post holder will attend all training deemed appropriate and will be expected to attend regular tool box talks
  • The post holder will be required to work on a stand by rota

About Amey

We're all originals here and our individuality is an asset. We have unique backgrounds and personalities, which means we all bring different ideas to the table. But we do have one thing in common: we all take personal pride in our public service. With every drop of water and spark of electricity we supply, with every bolt we tighten and with every guiding golden nugget of advice, we better manage the services that we all use and rely on every day, ensuring every household in Britain benefits from our work.

Amey is one of the top five support services suppliers in the UK. We employ 16,000 people, have a turnover of £2.1bn and a strong forward order-book. Every household in Britain benefits from the work we do. We maintain the UK's road and rail infrastructure, keep schools safe and clean, manage the UK's defence estate, safely escort prisoners and keep prisons and courts secure. We also collect and process waste, as well as deliver utilities services. All of this is underpinned by our leading consulting capabilities which uses engineering design and data analytics to better manage the services we all use and rely on

As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You're surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your wellbeing. There'll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You'll be stretched but always supported. Whether it's working on the biggest bridge in the country, learning to get to grips with the latest technology, or just working with a great group of people every day, you'll find what gets you out of bed in the morning at Amey.