Approved Electrician – Westray Recruitment Consultants Ltd – Darlington

Westray Recruitment Consultants Ltd


Excellent earning potential

Great working environment

Enhanced rates for site work/overnight stays

£30 per night food allowance when working away

Company vehicles/fuel card provided

Overtime available at time & ½ and double time

Great progression opportunities


Westray Recruitment Group are seeking Electricians to join our client based in Darlington. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to join a rapidly growing company which offers excellent earning potential. If you are happy to work on site and away from home this is the role for you. The company in question work nationwide with organisations like Northumbria Water, Anglian Water and United Utilities. Our client are expanding their team due to a rapidly increasing order book.


Carry out electrical installation work without immediate supervision.

Have knowledge of the most economical and effective layout of installations together with the ability to achieve a high level of productivity.

Set out jobs from drawings and specifications.

Requisition the necessary installation materials in a timely manner in order to progress work.

Accept responsibility for the completion of projects.

Supervision of trainee electrical workers where necessary and advise on the correct working methods.

Record installations “as built” on the contract drawings.

Undertaking commissioning duties as and when required

Be aware of the company Health & Safety regulations for working on sites.

Undertake training as compliant with the Company Training Matrix

Comply with management procedures as and when issued.

Check material deliveries for installation and complete paperwork fully.

Ensure all material ordered are used on site or returned to stores at Unit I1.

Any other reasonable unreferenced duties that may arise which are in line with the level of skill requirement



Obtained NVQ Level 3 in Electrical installation work or approved equivalent.

Demonstrated competence in inspecting, testing, and commissioning of installations by obtaining C&G 2391

At least two years demonstrable experience as an Electrician

18th edition Requirements for Electrical Installations, IET Wiring Regulations.

ECS JIB approved electrician card.





Knowledge of Control panel wiring.

Portable appliance testing.

PLC knowledge.

Confined space entry.


Depending on what band you qualify for the hourly rates are;

Work shop rate: £15.50 to £16.55

Site rate: £15.60 to £16.78

Working away: £16.50 to £18

25 days holiday + bank holidays

Workshop hours Monday to Thursday 8am – 5pm / Friday 8am – 2pm

Overtime is paid at time & half & double time

This is a permanent position once a 12-week probation period has been completed


Please apply for this position and your CV will go direct to our Engineering Consultant Neil Douthwaite who is leading the search. Alternatively, if you have any questions, please get in touch with Neil at Westray Recruitment Group

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