Electrical Inspector

Job Details

Key responsibilities

The key responsibility of the Electrical Inspector will be to ensure all aspects of electrical works carried out on site by contractors meet the exacting requirements
of the project, technical brief, specification and drawings and legislation requirements.
The Electrical Inspector will maintain detailed diaries and site notes on a daily basis.

The Electrical Inspector shall establish and maintain good channels of communication with client officers, contractors, residents, colleagues and
Undertake adequate site inspection and monitoring on all assigned projects and covering for colleagues from time to time as required.
Assist with the preparation of project reports for Committees, Area forums, Working Parties, Client Organisations, Tenant Associations and external agencies. Provide effective liaison and attend such meetings as required. Provide the highest standard of on-site quality assurance and audit inspection.
Provide relevant information and advice to ensure budget control and contract management are achieved on all projects and contracts, paying particular attention to Health and Safety, Contractual Obligations, Contractor Performance, Client Satisfaction Quality and Cost and Maintenance Implications.
Provide on-site inspection of engineering installations and equipment and, advise/report on related condition and appropriate remedial works where necessary
in the prescribed format. Assist the engineering team and Senior Electrical Engineer in providing advice and guidance as appropriate concerning on-site engineering solutions, specifications, maintenance requirements, estimates, selection of materials and equipment and inspection regimes etc.
Ensure that work is in accordance with the relevant standards, statutory regulations.
Provide on-site survey information in order to assist in the preparation of scheme drawings, specifications and contract documents.
Ensure effective briefing, direction and liaison is provided. Assist in examining schemes for feasibility, viability and for adherence to Islington Council standards,
policies and practices.
Liaise as directed with consultants, statutory authority, and other relevant organisations.
Inspection and testing of completed projects, preparation of schedules of defects, checking of remedial works and completion of appropriate records/certificates for internal use.
Advise on the appraisal, selection, appointment and performance of contractors and sub-contractors.

Person specification

Higher National Certificate in building services, engineering or equivalent with practical experience. AND / OR Completion of a recognised apprenticeship or
training programme with subsequent general experience of building services engineering.

Possess excellent detailed technical knowledge of electrical installations for lighting and power CCTV , door entry systems and their repair, refurbishment and installation. Ability to communicate and direct, both verbally and in writing, other members of staff within the office, other council departments, area offices,
working parties, external clients, agencies, elected members, residents and consultants. Ability to write technical reports. Ability to investigate and recommend solutions to service engineering design and maintenance related technical problems. Ability to plan and deliver small projects within budget and to agreed timeframes. Ability to assist with staff training, development, welfare and safety of staff within the service.

This role will require you to obtain an Enhanced DBS.


PAY PER HOUR £26.96 Umbrella