Electrical Technician, Kirkton Service Centre (384.44)

West Lothian Council
£23,892 - £26,911 per year
02 Aug 2016
30 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time


Building Services deliver both housing and non-housing repairs and refurbishment programmes using multi -disciplinary teams of approx. 400 operatives.

To maintain our high level of service we now require 9 highly motivated Technician Electricians to carry out a variety of electrical tasks to our housing and non-housing properties.

The key duties of this post are:

  • Carrying out new electrical installation work using a variety of installation methods including twin and earth cabling, trunking/conduit systems, MICC and armoured cables. 
  • To carry out installation, maintenance and repairs on a variety of other systems including, domestic/commercial power and lighting, door entry systems, emergency lighting and smoke alarm system.
  • Testing, inspection and certification of all work and ensuring this is carried out in a safe and professional manner, in compliance with the requirements of the relevant acts, regulations and codes of practice.

The skills and experience you must have are:

  • You must hold a minimum of SQA/ City & Guilds parts 1 and 2 in Electrical Installation, City & Guilds 2382 certificate (17th edition wiring regulations) or equivalent.
  • You should hold a full current driving licence.
  • You should have passed your Approved competency assessment and have at least one year experience as an Approved Electrician.
  • You should be passionate about customer care, service and the safety of your customers and take pride in the quality of your workmanship
  • Have exceptional technical skills, ability and experience beyond that expected of an approved electrician.
  • Have a good knowledge and experience in periodic inspection of both domestic and commercial installations.
  • Must have supervisory experience and the ability to set out jobs from drawings and specifications and the ability to requisition the necessary materials.
  • Good communicator with good customer care skills.

Hold a full clean driving licence

Employees are entitled to discounts at over 90 local businesses and over 1000 nationwide and to promote the councils commitment to a healthy workforce we offer employees variety of services including physiotherapy etc.

See also:
384.44 Electrical Technician.pdf