Job reference: 1137 -  Electrician

We are currently recruiting for an Industrial/Commercial Installation Electricians to join our growing Projects division. Reporting to the Project Manager, you will be undertaking various installation activities across a range of projects.

Candidates must possess high quality practical, productive and electrical engineering skills with adequate technical supervisory knowledge so as to be able to work on their own.

You must be proficient in carrying out industrial electrical installation work without immediate supervision, in the most efficient and economical manner. You will be required to develop jobs from drawing specifications and requisition of the necessary installation materials. You will be expected to accept responsibility for the proper and efficient completion of jobs, think on your feet and add value to our customer’s assets and if required, supervise other operatives.

Culture is important to us at Z-Tech. We are an up-beat, lively organisation & hold regular social events. It is essential that potential new recruits are pro-active, enthusiastic & highly motivated individuals that enjoy their work while being part of our team

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Installation of Power & Signal Cables and associated cable containment (eg installing traywork & unistrut and previous experience of installing SWA cables etc)
  • Installation and commissioning of various electrical and control equipment – Control panels, distribution boards, valve actuators, VSD’s, motors, lighting, instruments etc.
  • Electrical inspection and testing and completion of Electrical test certificates
  • Maintaining company standards and adhering to procedures


Essential Requirements:

  • City and Guilds 2382-12 17th Edition
  • City & Guilds 2391 OR 2394 / 2395 Inspection & Testing
  • JIB/ ECS/ CSCS Card Holder:
  • Valid clean driving license
  • A keen knowledge of 17th (or 18th) Edn Regulations and a good understanding of what is required on industrial/acceptable on water treatment sites

Optional Requirements:

  • CompEx 01-04 Hazardous Area Competence
  • City & Guilds Medium Risk Confined Space Entry
  • International Powered Access Federation (IPAF)
  • Prefabricated Access Suppliers and Manufacturers Association (PASMA)
  • Previous Water/Power industry experience
  • A good understanding of WIMES standards (Water Industry Mechanical Electrical standards)

Personal Attributes:

  • Self-motivated
  • Hardworking
  • Reliable


Salary and Benefits:

£15.00 to £18.00 per hour dependent on experience

Pension, mobile phone and company van & fuel

40 hours per week


Location: London and surrounding counties

Please send a CV over to Charlotte in our Careers team at with reference number 1137 in the subject line.

"The customer focus and flexibility of Z-Tech makes it easy for a water utility to deal with. When we have a large and complex programme to deliver, planning every detail can be a challenge. Working with Z-Tech means that we can maintain delivery, knowing that resources are available to pick up the loose ends."

Jim Grandison, Thames Water