Electrician

Falklands Building Services

Falklands Building Services are looking to hire experienced Electricians to install and repair complex electrical control, wiring, and lighting systems working from a technical blueprint. Position holders will work under the direction of an experienced Construction Manager supporting the delivery of our construction team on both private and government house builds.

Responsibilities

  • Carry out relevant trade duties on responsive and planned works as requested to FBS specifications and standards.
  • To carry out first and second fix electrical installations and associated building works to specification as instructed either individually or as part of a team.
  • To work in accordance with the information, instruction and training given safely and efficiently and to inform the Team Leader of any potential safety hazards not adequately controlled.
  • Complete timesheets and other relevant documentation to the satisfaction of your line manager.
  • Use authorised plant & equipment provided with due care and attention and as supervised
  • Work as part of a team and use materials safely
  • Load and unload materials and equipment as directed.
  • Work flexibly across the entire section
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, customers and managers to ensure the effectiveness of the section.
  • Be aware of risk assessments and method statements relating to own area of work and to work in safe manner taking account other people’s health and wellbeing.
  • Follow Health and Safety policy and procedures including the wearing of personal protective equipment when necessary.
  • Undertake health and safety training as required.
  • Manage health and safety issues in your area of responsibility in line with the relevant section(s) of the relevant Health and Safety Policy.

Knowledge / Skills / Experience

  • Qualified Electrician – Minimum NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent).
  • 18th edition qualified (or equivalent).
  • At least three years’ experience in a similar job
  • Driver’s license (desirable not essential)
  • The ability to interpret blueprints
  • Ability to carry out tasks without close supervision
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Good organisational and planning skills
  • Ability to identify, prioritise and deal with issues

Additional Information

  • 2 – 4 years fixed term contract
  • Competitive salary (based on experience and qualifications)
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Annual company bonus (based on performance)
  • Pension scheme
  • Accommodation with rent deducted from your salary
  • Generous holiday entitlements
  • Expenses to get you here (Overseas applicants)
  • Expenses to get you home at the end of your contract (Overseas applicants)

Application instructions

Send your CV to recruitment@fic.co.fk with “VHR0116 Electrician” in the subject-line.