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Electrical Engineer

  • Job reference: 931969
  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Salary: GBP104 - GBP120 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Building, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 14/09/2020

Electrical Engineer, Southampton, From £13 to £15 per hour

Due to expansion, our client seeks experienced Electrical Fitters to work both within their workshop and site based activities.

Hours of work is 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday (35 hours per week but with overtime on top).

Overall Purpose of the job:

Install, fit, test, assemble, commission, maintain and repair electro mechanical systems and equipment and wiring in accordance with regulations and specifications. Carry out work to the satisfaction of the customer and the management team.


  • Analyse job cards to determine job status, work authorizations/limitations, estimate, description of problems and / or expected serviceability.
  • Test electro-mechanical equipment to troubleshoot known or suspected problems.
  • Disassemble electro-mechanical equipment noting parts identification, configuration and condition.
  • Replace or repair worn or defective mechanical assemblies.
  • Requisition of replacement parts.
  • Verify repairs using start-up testing procedures.
  • Retest reassembled electro-mechanical equipment for proper output and operation.
  • Operate specialized equipment.
  • Complete required paperwork for each job accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Producing test certificates where applicable
  • Follow all Company Health & Safety procedures and use proper personal protective equipment.
  • Keep work area neat and tidy.
  • Carry out any other reasonable request from the Management

Key skills:

  • Experience of customer site work preferably in the Water Utility industry.
  • Excellent Health & Safety knowledge and application.
  • 18th Edition qualified. Test and Inspect qualification and advantage.
  • Well organised with the ability to multi task.
  • 'Can do' attitude with a flexible approach to work.
  • Sound electrical skills.

This is initially a contract role for 12 weeks with a view to go permanent.

This role is commutable from Southampton, Eastleigh, Romsey, Winchester, Christchurch, Fareham, Basingstoke, Ringwood, Dorset.

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.