Testing Electrician – Chatham, Kent

Testing Electrician

MHS Homes

Chatham, Kent


Job Description

You’ll be carrying out testing and minor electrical repairs to our properties. The role and salary will be performance related. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICR’s) on a hand held device.
  • Minor electrical repairs and smoke detection installation.
  • Producing Part ‘P’ certificates.
  • Investigations, reports, fault finding and repairs to communal areas and properties on a reactive basis where required.
  • Attend training & toolbox talks
  • Carry out partial or full re-wires

You’ll need:

  • City and Guilds BS 7671:2018, 18th Edition Requirements for electrical Installations
  • C&G 2391, 2394/2395 Inspection and Testing Certificate.
  • Adequate post qualification experience to be deemed competent with domestic and communal residential electrical services.
  • Experience in carrying out EICR’S and any other testing required to carry out the role. A minimum of 3 years’ experience in carrying out EICR’s.
  • To be conversant with BS7671:2018 book and regulations.
  • Strong customer service skills, including the ability to deal with challenging situations. 

We offer:

  • A performance based annual bonus
  • Training and opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Flexible staff benefits including a cycle to work scheme
  • 28 days holiday a year + Bank Holidays and the option to buy/sell holiday
  • A company van for work
  • A range of wellbeing activities
  • Enhanced family leave policies
  • A fantastic working office environment overlooking the River Medway that’s accessible and inclusive
  • Free on-site parking and disabled parking
  • Regular social and charitable events and a volunteering day
  • A great team of colleagues to work with

​​​​​​​Instructions for potential applicants: Please note we're using an anonymised recruitment process for this role. This means the shortlisting panel will only see personal details or CVs if you're shortlisted for interview. Therefore shortlisting will be done based on your application and supporting statement. Please complete all sections fully and refer to the role profile when you tell us about your skills and experience.

We’re Investors in Diversity accredited and a Disability Confident employer. This means if you tell us you have a disability and meet the minimum requirements for the job, we’ll offer you an interview. We can be flexible when assessing people so everyone has the best opportunity to demonstrate they can do the job.

At mhs homes we value equality, diversity and inclusion. We are wholeheartedly committed to the principle of equality of opportunity, both as an employer and as a provider of services. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

For more details read the Role Profile and our Leadership Behaviours attached. If you have the essential requirements we look forward to hearing from you. You can apply through our website.

First stage interviews will be a panel interview. If you're invited back to the second stage, this will be a practical exercise relevant to the role and this will be held on a separate day.


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