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  • Tom Clarkson

Job Vacancy: Electrician

Updated: May 11, 2023

Optimum Electrics are excited to be recruiting a qualified electrician to join our rapidly growing team based in Peterborough and working on a variety of industrial, commercial and domestic electrical installation projects in the surrounding areas.

As an ambitious, customer focused electrical contracting company, we’re known for our commitment and going the extra mile for our clients. So, it follows that as part of our team, you’ll have the same attitude. Having high standards of professionalism and ability are a given. We also need you to be able to follow instructions and plans accurately and to have the pride to do a neat, tidy and quality job every time.

The Role and Responsibilities

The first step is to be able to complete electrical contracts safely and in compliance with the regulations and guidelines, to a high standard.

Some of the projects we’re working on include, but are not limited to:

  • New installations

  • Landlords Electrical Safety Certificates

  • New 18th Edition Consumer Units / Fuse Boards

  • Smart home systems

  • EV charging points

  • Maintenance contracts

  • Periodic Inspections

Job Duties:

  • Installing, repairing, and maintaining electrical systems while observing all statutory and legal requirements

  • Running tests on electrical components to ensure a safe and effective installation

  • Inspecting electrical systems and equipment for damage, malfunctions, and safety hazards

  • Fault finding and diagnosis

  • Providing professional assessments and advice for customers

  • Reviewing maintenance work orders and ensure all requirements/preparations are fully undertaken before commencing work

  • Managing or working with subcontractors

  • Training apprentices and/or coworkers

  • Ensuring all accidents, incidents, near misses and non-conformances are fully reported

Your Initial Package

Holiday allowance of 20 days, plus bank holidays

Full-time, 40 hour contract position available for immediate start

Standard hourly rates from £17.00

Company van provided, but please supply your own hand tools.

Sub-contractor position also available for immediate start - Please contact us to discuss details further.

If we’re the right company for you, and you’re the right electrician for us, career progression, stability and a variety of interesting work is on offer and we look forward to hearing from you.

How to apply

To apply, please send your full CV to

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