Yorkshire Housing are recruiting for 2 Electricians to join our regional HomeWorks team who provide quality and efficient services around Yorkshire but predominantly based around the Skipton area.
About Yorkshire Housing
We own and manage more than 18,000 homes and we’re developing thousands more.? We’re ambitious and serious about making Yorkshire Housing first choice for our customers, helping everyone to live in a quality home they can afford. We also serious about being first choice for employees and so we’re investing significantly in our systems, ways of working and our culture. Our success is dependent on our people who are curious and able to think differently along with making things happen with impact for our customers and our business.
Within the wider HomeWorks team our Electricians carry out all aspects of Electrical work in properties owned or managed by Yorkshire Housing.
What will you be doing?
Representing Yorkshire Housing in a positive and co-operative manner, completing all required work to the very highest standards of quality. This also includes diagnosis, inspection of required works and providing accurate records. You will also be ensuring all installations, repairs and inspections are carried out efficiently and within timescales to maximise the performance of the service.
Always working safely within the terms of our own safety manual and the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act etc, along with adopting any given best practice with regards to health & safety issues. You will also be using your own initiative, resolve were practical any minor/routine technical difficulties on site but also working as part of a team liaising with other trades, HomeWorks administration and suppliers
Liaising with the public and tenants whilst carrying out your duties in a courteous and professional manner, always demonstrating the Yorkshire Housing Behaviours and Values.
What are we looking for?
What matters most to us is that you own the work you do to achieve impact by delivering results and creating trust with our customers. We want you to be able to do this with pride and passion for Yorkshire Housing. We also want you to have fun along the way!
Additional key requirements include (Full requirements included on role profile):
- Hold the recognised electrical qualification requirements as included on the role profile, including; City & Guilds Level 3 (or recognised equivalent qualification). Please ensure these are outlined on your CV.
- Relevant experience, undertaking electrical installation, repairs, fault finding and inspection, testing and certifying in occupied domestic properties.
- Working IT knowledge in order to operate devices
- Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of current Health and Safety best practice and working knowledge of BS7671.
- Knowledge of best practice & understanding of relevant building regulations
- Full UK Driving license required
What can you expect from Yorkshire Housing?
In return we offer £30,009 for a 37.5 hour week with the opportunity for overtime when required, 25 days annual leave (raising annually to 30 days) plus Bank Holidays. We also have a really good reward package to suit everyone – from a variety of retail discounts to a contributory pension scheme where we will match your contributions up to 9%!
You will also be provided a vehicle for work, smart devices, test equipment, uniform and all PPE.
If you want to be part of a team that makes a positive difference every day and cares about its customers and employees then we look forward to hearing from you!
This is a permanent, full time (37.5 hours per week) role with no fixed location. You will be based predominantly in Skipton, West Yorkshire but you will be expected to travel also across the entire Yorkshire region.
You will also be required from time to time to work out of hours repairs and maintenance service as necessary and may be required to take part in a call out rota for emergency works cover.
Interviews are likely to take place on a remote basis for this position in the current situation regarding Covid-19 so you may be advised to download the relevant software.
The closing date for applications will be Sunday 29 November. Please note if you are applying for this role internally you must inform your current line manager.