Electrical Engineer

Blackburn | Other

Job Title: Electrician Engineer

Location: Warrington

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week- on call rota

Salary: £38,812


Here at Serco we are looking for a qualified Electrician to provide specialist electrical expertise and guidance to the operation working in our Asylum Accommodation and Support Services Contract. AASC offers a range of improvements, with particular focus on assisting individuals through the asylum system.


The primary function of this role is to attend to works related to the role and support non-trade Maintenance Operatives to fix faults. The role requires close working relationships with the housing teams to ensure outstanding service to the users and to complete all relevant electrical works and certification. You will be working between the following areas, Blackburn, Preston and Bolton.


You will report faults and defects to items of electrical plant and equipment and on a range of electrical systems such as power, lighting, fire alarms/panels and emergency lighting and you will undertake the certification and installation / repairs to emergency systems. You will carry out PAT testing, inspect, test and investigate the performance of the plant and equipment installed in the site and produce related reports and recommendations as may be required


You will assist the other members of the maintenance team with their activities as may be required and be a team member of the Facilities "Out of hours" call out roster and you must also have a willingness and ability to travel within the region and occasionally within the UK.



What you need to do the job


A full Driving Licence is required, and you must have C & G 18th Edition. You must also be qualified to C & G Electrical Installation Level 3 (2365), (2330) or equivalent and have experience in Domestic Dwellings.

City & Guilds 2391-52, Initial and Periodic Inspection and Testing of Electrical Installations

Lastly, due to the nature of the environment a CRB Clearance and Security Clearance at CTC level (Counter Terrorism Check) is required (Serco Civil Government is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all offers of employment are subject to security clearance checks and approval by the Home Office).


*Out of Hours Working*

In order to provide a fully compliant service, there will be a requirement to be on-call outside of normal working hours, as per an agreed roster and in accordance with local Serco processes.


Why Serco


Meaningful and Vital Work: With approx. 20,000 asylum seekers living in more than 5,000 properties you'll be helping to support vulnerable people at some of the most difficult times


A World of Opportunity: Operating on one of Serco's largest contracts, means you'll have plenty of opportunity to learn and develop your skills to progress and build a fulfilling career


Great People: Our field teams are tight knit and you'll find yourself working with a variety of highly supportive and experienced people, carrying out work that makes a difference to vulnerable people



What we offer

  • Pension up to - 6%
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Serco Benefits package 
  • A safe and supportive culture
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion




All Serco employees must ensure that their current line manager is aware of their application.  For confidential enquiries please contact MyHR. Serco are Disability Confident Leader employers and are committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities.  Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.



About Serco
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Gold Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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