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Lead Electrical Engineer - Midlands

Date Posted: 15th August 2022
  • Job Ref: 646
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Derby
  • Salary: Basic £35,000 OTE up to £60,000pa + vehicle

Job Description

Are you an experienced Field Electrician with an interest in energy related building monitoring, IoT and smart controls?

Are you seeking a permanent career role with the support of a growing and committed business?

Are you happy covering a region, with the flexibility to work nights and stay away (regularly when required)? 

An established IoT digitalisation company focused on energy controls, smart metering, automation and sensing with strong plans for future growth is currently offering an excellent opportunity for an experienced Commercial Field Electrician to join them on a permanent, full time basis, supporting field installation and energy monitoring operations.  This will allow you to develop a specialism as a BMS Controls Engineer.   


The Role
Responsibilities will include:

  • Commercial electrical installation of controls, smart metering, and monitoring equipment as part of Regional and National roll-outs programmes for blue chip national clients.
  • Working “in region” for the majority of the time with flexibility to work/stay away as required for larger projects.
  • Commissioning building controls, sensors and sub metering installations (full training provided)
  • Installation of lighting upgrades and associated controls
  • General commercial electrical upgrades and re-fits
  • Complete fault finding and repair of commercial electrical installations
  • Develop role as division expands – contributing to company growth and coverage
  • Opportunity to increase earnings via participation in the out of hours rota and additional overtime


The Candidate
To be successful you will have: 

  • Relevant certifications to qualify you as a competent commercial electrician, such as:
    • 18th Edition (achieved or planned)
    • JIB Skills Card (Electrician or Approved Electrician)
    • NVQ Level 3 (Electrical)
    • C&G Parts 1 & 2 / AM1/AM2 (or equivalent qualification)
  • Ability to inspect and test your own work (preferably C&G 2394/2395 qualified or equivalent) and produce applicable certification in relation to the company’s NICEIC status
  • Experience of commercial smart metering, IoT and BEMS an advantage
  • Good IT literacy essential (including MS Office/Web browser/laptop use)
  • Some controls experience is highly desirable
  • 3+ years minimum commercial / industrial field experience
  • Innovative approach – good problem solver
  • Confidence in your technical and communication skills
  • First Aid at Work, IPAF (advantageous)
  • Full UK Driving Licence 
  • Must be located mid-region for the South West (e.g. Exeter, Taunton etc) or in the Midlands to cover Midlands region.
  • MUST be flexible regarding work hours and be willing to work nights/stay away when required in order to service existing contracts
  • Desire to develop your knowledge and experience in a company with genuine long-term career potential.


What does the opportunity offer?

  • Career role - giving you the support and experience to progress from electrician to BMS Controls Engineer
  • Realistic OTE of £45k-50k+ in the first year (basic up to circa £35k)
  • Additional loyalty bonus of £2.5k (every 2 years)
  • Use of company vehicle (e.g. Astra/Vivaro van) inclusive of fuel, servicing, PPE and insurance
  • Company Mobile (iPhone) and laptop computer provided
  • Generous 33 days paid holiday allowance (inc. public holidays)
  • Weekday Mon-Fri hours (core 37.5 hrs flexible) 
  • Full product/equipment training both at company HQ and out in the field
  • Start ASAP - and start learning/training with the support of current field engineers
  • A permanent, full-time opportunity, working within a dynamic and innovative business where your contribution to their success will be encouraged, recognised and rewarded.