This Vacancy has closed.
  • Employer: Optivo
  • Reference: EXT/132202
  • Published: Tue 25/08/2020, 7:32 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 16/09/2020, 23:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Salary: £37,325
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: London, Corporation of London

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We’re one of the largest housing providers in the UK with over 45,000 homes across London, the South East and the Midlands, giving 90,000 people somewhere affordable to call their own.

At Optivo we understand the difference safe, secure and affordable homes can make to people’s lives. We develop places with people, not profit, in mind, building homes and communities where people can thrive.

Job Title: DLO Electrician

Business area: Direct Services

Type of Contract: Permanent

Location: London & South East

Hours: 40 hours a week, Full time

Salary & package: £37,325 including company Van

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 16th September 2020, 23:00pm

Interview date: Week commencing 28th September 2020 (Interviews will take place in our Tramsheds, Croydon Office with social distancing measures in place)

The Electrician - DLO Operative is an essential member of the Direct Repairs department in providing a comprehensive, efficient and responsive property service delivery. As a member of the Direct Services Team, the primary focus is providing a high quality responsive maintenance service to all residents, internal colleagues and partners covering London & South East. To provide clear structure and support to operatives in managing repairs effectively from issue to completion and final quality assurance.

Some of the key skills and attributes required are as follows:

You must be Qualified to Part 1 & 2 City and Guilds for electrical installation. City and Guilds 18th Edition Amendment 3: BS7671, City and Guilds 2391 testing and inspection. Formal technical qualification in electrical engineering

You will be able to evidence time served and be able to produce Certificates .

We are registered with the NIC EIC and would require you to have experience in filling out the necessary certificates as the role demands upon completion of works

You will need to be registered with a governing body and able to provide certification upon completion of installations.

You will have a good knowledge of the Health and Safety Act, and any other relevant legislation.

Excellent interpersonal skills with a professional manner

Commitment to providing a high quality service to our customer

A full UK driving license is required for this role

What’s in it for you?

You’ll enjoy a great salary and benefits package, including 27 days (rising to 30 days) plus bank holidays, and a day off for your birthday. You can also buy and sell leave up to 5 days. We have generous pension and life assurance schemes too, plus a cycle to work scheme and travel loans. Add in a healthcare cash plan covering dental, glasses, physiotherapy, vaccinations, 24 hour GP and more, plus various high street discounts, (not to mention flexible working and in house career development opportunities). If you are passionate about what you do and share our ambitions, we look forward to hearing from you.