Surge Protection Installation Electrician/ Electrical Installer

24 Jun 2021
22 Jul 2021
Omega Red Group
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Surge Protection Installation Electrician

Location: Swindon/South West area – covering the South of England and be in reasonable proximity to London and South East

Salary: Competitive pay dependant on experience

Job type: Permanent, Full time

Omega Red Group Ltd, is part of SSI Services (UK) Ltd, a division of South Staffordshire Plc. It is a specialist design, installation, testing and maintenance company, within the electrical earthing, lightning protection and height safety markets.

Operating nationally, the business focuses on providing top quality safety-critical services for the protection of people, buildings and infrastructure. Omega is a successful, growing company that is looking for talented employees who want to work in an environment that is both challenging and rewarding.

About the job:

You’ll be responsible for the accurate, compliant, and timely installation of surge protection solutions, in which responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

* Liaising with client contacts, in order to install surge protection devices to low voltage electrical systems; in line with relevant British standards
* Completion of relevant certification
* Attending client sites to accurately survey for surge protection requirements
* Reporting progress on projects, as required, to senior reports
* Upholding Company health and safety standards, including, but not limited to, the completion of risk assessments

About you:

Required qualifications (please do not apply if you do not possess the below)

* Be qualified to the 18th edition of the IET Wiring Regulations (Level 3 Award in Requirements for Electrical Installations BS7671:2018)
* Be an ECS JIB Approved Electrician
* Hold a valid UK driving licence

Additional requirements

* Knowledge of lightning and surge protection and BS EN 62305 would be a distinct advantage
* Knowledge of other electrical systems, such as those for fire alarm, CCTV, access and photovoltaic installations would also be an advantage
* Competent in writing reports and compiling completion certificates, with a strong attention to detail
* Proficient in working autonomously
* Excellent customer liaison skills
* Effective communication skills - with an ability to build relationships at all levels
* Flexible approach to work patterns; as the role involves extensive travel, varying start/finish times, as operationally required, and the willingness to lodge away from home when needed


* Company vehicle
* Pension scheme
* Training and career progression

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV for this role.

Please note: Only apply if you live in a commuting distance or are willing to relocate.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of: Lightning Protection Test Engineer, Qualified, Electrician, Electrical Engineer, Multi Skilled Electrical Technician, Electrical Maintenance Engineer, Electrical Technician, 18th Edition, Installation Engineer, Testing Engineer, Installation & Design Engineer may also be considered for this role.

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