Labour Controller/Planner – Castleford based

Electrical Services Ltd are part of the PTSG group of Companies and due to some exciting projects, we have a requirement for an experienced Labour Controller within our Castleford offices.

Electrical Services provide Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) and Electrical Installation testing nationwide

Role

Working alongside the Technical Team and Administrators, the role is critical within the Division.  It has a dual focus on ensuring the schedule of work for a group of UK based Engineers achieves the highest levels of customer service and also ensures optimum use of engineering resources.

Forward planning and reactive problem resolution are essential, alongside building good client relationships.   You will have the ability to plan nationally using sales information, retained customer data, knowledge of the customer/engineer/and geography.   You will assist with arranging travel and hotel accommodation for engineers working away from home, including raising Purchase Orders and checking expenditure/expense policy.

As the demand for services are high, so the environment is often busy and the pace fast.  You will act as the point of liaison for the engineers, customers and internal departments.  Tracking work completion and return of worksheets in order to supply full information for accurate invoicing.

Package

  • Full time permanent position
  • Competitive package

Essential Criteria

  • You will have relevant and broad experience as a Labour Controller, Planner, Scheduler or Operations Manager.
  • Relevant industry experience would be an advantage, but not essential
  • You will have exceptional people skills (strong communicator, service orientated, supportive and helpful to colleagues).
  • Calm, resilient and flexible with experience in a fast paced service environment
  • Experienced user of e-mail, and Microsoft Office, especially Excel

To Apply

Please send your CV in the first instance to pcampion@ptsg.co.uk

Contracts Manager

PTSG Electrical Services, Lightning Protection – Witham 

PTSG Electrical Services have an exciting vacancy for an experienced Contracts Manager at our Witham office. PTSG provide Lightning Protection, Electronic Surge Protection, Power Earthing and Specialist Access Services. We are also a UK market leader and member of the Association of technical Lighting & Access Specialists (ATLAS).

Job Purpose

To manage the contract delivery of lightning protection and power earthing system installations for a diverse customer portfolio on a regional basis, ensuring adherence to the highest levels of safety and quality throughout a project and on-time to budget completion.

Key Accountabilities 

  • Lead the development of operational plans that will deliver specified LP systems and power earthing on time and to budget
  • Managing the resource requirements for multiple projects on a daily basis throughout the duration of the project, finding solutions to changing requirements and conflicting priorities with engineers and sub contractors .
  • Maintain accurate work records and logs ensuring these are checked when supplying information for invoicing, making payments, providing payroll data from day work and time sheets etc.
  • Be the primary day to day contact for the Engineers on site, ensuring they have the training, materials, safe working methods and job specific information to consistently deliver quality workmanship for the customer
  • Together with the Operations Director, continually look for improvement opportunity by ensuring problems are resolved with pro-active actions being taken to avoid the reoccurrence of identified issues.
  • Develop and maintain a reliable and extensive network of suppliers who PTSG can partner with as and when required
  • Produces or contributes to relevant management reports on an on-going basis percentage

Package

  • Full time permanent position
  • Competitive Package (Including vehicle)

Essential Criteria

  • Substantial operations experience in a similar environment working at height
  • Management/supervisory experience in a similar environment
  • Personal CSCS card and knowledge of the practicalities of site access and protocol
  • Team player able to collaborate with multiple players internally (Sales, HO functions etc.)
  • Strong customer service orientation, very capable of communicating and influencing people at all levels

To Apply

Please send your CV in the first instance to Gerard Finlay at GerardFinlay@jwgray.com

Steeplejack Northern/Scotland Base

Pendrich – Northern/Scotland Base

Pendrich are part of the PTSG group of Companies and due to exciting projects we have an ongoing need for experienced Steeplejacks to work alongside our existing teams in Scotland and/or Manchester.  We provide high quality Steeplejack services to nationwide clients varying from multi-storey or historical buildings, to cooling towers and industrial buildings.

Role

Reporting to the Contracts Manager the role will be to repair and make safe high inaccessible structures with a strong emphasis on health and safety, quality control, value for money and corporate responsibility

You will join our team of busy professional steeplejacks working at height with a safety first mind set.  In this role you will work across both locally and national sites so will need to be prepared to periodically work away from home.

Often working on constructions sites alongside multi-disciplinary trades people, you will need the ability to communicate professionally and clearly with counterparts, which  is critical to ensure the smooth handover of projects.

  • Deliver a variety of working at height projects according to job specifications
  • Follow method statements, risk assessments and site specific safety regulations and comply with strict Company and industry policies and regulations.
  • Work with a safety first mentality, erecting access ladders, scaffolding, work platforms and bosun’s seats (harnesses), as well as other safety devices.
  • Complete Company paperwork accurately and in a timely manner, including point of work risk assessment, job sheets, material schedules and timesheets and ensure this is returned to the office based team

Package

  • Full time permanent position
  • Competitive Salary
  • Company vehicle package
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays

Essential Criteria

  • Strong and proven experience in constructions, scaffolding, rope access and working at height.
  • Physically able to climb and work at height
  • Hold a current CSCS card and or working at height competency
  • To have good planning/problem solving skills and management of risk
  • Ability to assess risks in a construction environment
  • Good communication skills and a team player
  • Flexible and dynamic approach to all tasks.
  • Customer facing experience in a field service environment

To Apply

Please send your CV in the first instance to Mark@pendrich.com.

Lightning Conductor Adult Learner

Premier Technical Services Group (PTSG) – West Midlands and South West

PTSG provide Lightning Protection, Power Earthing and Specialist Access Services working nationwide.

Due to continued expansion we have a vacancy for an adult learner to work alongside our existing team learning how to be a lightning conductor fitter through On Site Assessment Training.

Please note due to the location of our existing workforce we require the applicant to live in the Tamworth or Bristol area.

The works will involve the installation and upgrade of lightning protection systems on buildings and structures in line with BSEN62305 across a variety of sites throughout the West Midlands and South West of the country.

The applicant must be highly motivated and be physically fit/able and comfortable working at height, with the desire and motivation to work outdoors as part of a 2 man team.

Upon successful completion of the OSAT you will be receive an NVQ qualification which require training in the following: 

  • Lightning Protection materials & components
  • Lightning Protection standards and working regulations
  • Safe use of hand tools
  • Safe use of Ladders
  • Application of fall restraint systems and full body harnesses
  • Working at Height awareness
  • Use of abrasive wheels
  • IPAF – Mobile Elevated Working Platform
  • PASMA – Scaffold tower erecting and dismantling
  • SSSTS – Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme

Requirements:

  • Full, valid UK Driving Licence

Package:

  • Full time permanent position
  • Salary based on 47.5 hours per week minimum
  • 20 Day holiday plus Bank Holidays

Applications:

CV Applications are welcomed and should be forwarded to:

Jon Gilday – Operations Director – jgilday@bestservices.co.uk

Tel: – 07779 889933

Store Person – London & South East

Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) is the UK’s leading provider of façade access and fall arrest equipment services, lightning protection and electrical testing, specialist building access and fire solutions.

PTSG Electrical Services have a vacancy for a part-time Store Person to work from our Witham site.

Job Purpose: To control the materials and equipment delivered to and taken out of a regional Store/Warehouse ensuring stock is available to fulfil client works as required. Evaluating machinery in store and with Engineers.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Receiving deliveries – ensuring the correct paper work has been submitted and goods received are correct with regards to quality/quantity
  • Organising stock with the facility (including stock control)
  • Material preparation for jobs to be allocated to the Engineer teams
  • Ensuring that stock is stored in a manner which allows quick access to items regularly used
  • Entering data is correctly entered on to the stock control tracker
  • Maintain a good standard of housekeeping within the store, ensuring that the working environment is kept clear of waste on an on-going basis.
  • Keeping machinery in a serviceable condition and logged.
  • Ensuring quarantined items are tested/repaired and reports are registered and logged appropriately.

Person Profile (Qualifications, Knowledge, Skill and Experience):

  • Previous warehouse or store-keeping experience.
  • T skills (for use of a stores management system process)
  • Proactive, collaboration and meticulous approach to work
  • Ability to assess risks in a stores environment
  • Team player
  • Flexible and dynamic approach to all tasks.

Package

  • Part time (20 hours per week)
  • Permanent Position
  • Competitive Salary

Applications:

CV Applications are welcomed, and should be forwarded to:

Gerard Finlay – Operations Director

e: GerardFinlay@jwgray.com

Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Engineers

Demand for our Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) services is high from existing and new PTSG customers, so we are continually looking to expand our national team of Engineers (particularly in London).

The role will require you to safely carry out inspection and testing of electrical equipment and produce results/reports that meet the requirements of the current edition of the IET Code of Practice, clients and external accrediting bodies. 

More specifically you will be required to:

  • Carry out In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT) in accordance with the current edition of the IET Code of Practice
  • Produce results which meet the requirements and quality standards of clients and external accrediting bodies
  • Adhere to Company Health & Safety Policies and Procedures at all times
  • Act with integrity and professionalism in all communications with clients and colleagues
  • Keep abreast of changes and amendments of standards, regulations and best practice within the industry
  • Travel throughout the UK to service client needs

To perform the role you will need:

  • City & Guilds 2377 (preferred but not essential as full training will be given)
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Relevant computer literacy to enable generation and electronic submission of results
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Basic numeracy and literacy skills
  • Flexibility and good personal organisation

We offer a competitive package that includes a fully expensed company vehicle.

To apply, please send your CV to keith.rowlands@ptsg.co.uk or write to Keith to arrange a time for an initial discussion about the role and our expectations. 

 

Electrical Testing Engineers (Fixed Wire)

Due to continued growth, we would like to hear from qualified Electricians (particularly in the London area) who are interested in joining our skilled and committed team.

You will carry out electrical installation testing in our customer’s properties, producing reports that meet the requirements of BS7671 while maintaining a safe working environment at all times. Our customer base is diverse, so whilst performing the role you will visit some interesting buildings and meet many great customers.

More specifically your responsibilities will be to:

  • Carry out Periodic Inspections of clients electrical installations in accordance with the current edition of BS7671
  • Produce Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICR) which meet the requirements and quality standards of clients and external accrediting bodies (e.g. NICEIC)
  • Perform other electrical tests and inspections and produce the appropriate industry recognised reports (e.g. Emergency Light testing, Fixed Appliance testing)
  • Carry out electrical rectification / remedial repairs and produce the appropriate documentation in accordance with the current edition of BS7671
  • Adhere to Company Health & Safety Policies and Procedures at all times
    Represent PTSG, acting with integrity and professionalism in all communications with clients and colleagues
  • Keep abreast of changes and amendments of standards, regulations and best practice within the electrical industry

We are looking for professional and committed people who have:

  • City & Guilds 2360 Parts 1&2 or 2330 Levels 2&3 plus NVQ 3
  • City & Guilds 2391 or 2394/5
  • City & Guilds 2382 17th Edition
  • Substantial post apprenticeship experience
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Relevant computer literacy to enable production and electronic submission of reports
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible attitude with strong organisational skills

We offer a competitive package that includes a fully expensed company vehicle.

To apply, please send your CV with contact details to keith.rowlands@ptsg.co.uk or write to Keith to organise a time to talk more informally first about the role and our expectations.