Electrician Mate/Improver

Published by Steve Horn on May 13, 2024
Salary: £30-35K DOE 
Remote Working: no
Employment Type: full time
Location: Essex

Electrician mate/improver required to work around the Essex area, further travel may be required occasionally.

My client is happy to take on a Domestic electrician if you fancy a change of scene and would like to try something different from Domestic jobs. Solar is more niche and full training will be provided.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Install string cables onto photovoltaic (PV) array tables.
  • Terminate DC mains cables at combiner boxes and inverter stations.
  • Make off MC4 connectors at panels and combiner boxes.
  • Terminate communication cables (RS485, CAT5, CAT6).
  • Conduct inspections, testing, and commissioning of PV solar systems according to the latest edition of BS EN (phone number removed) and other relevant standards.
  • Diagnose and resolve electrical issues efficiently.
  • Adhere to company safety protocols and industry standards.

Skills & Qualifications required:

  • NVQ (preferred or on route to doing)
  • ECS card (of some grading)
  • 2-3 years experience
  • 18th Edition Wiring Regulations certification.
  • Experience in commercial or industrial electrical work (solar experience is a bonus).
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Full UK driving license.

Offering from £30K - 35K depending on the above qualifications. The more you have from the above, the more you will be offered.


  • 23 days holidays + bank holidays.
  • Good competitive pension.
  • My client offers full certifications & training courses.
  • Vehicle allowance + 25p per mile or Company van and fuel card.
  • Working hours; 7am-5pm with an hour for lunch, Mons-Thurs, 7am-2pm on Fridays.
  • Overtime will be paid, 1x3 weekend work with travel expenses + £25 per day upfront food costs, if required to stay away.

Please send in your CV if you would like to know more.

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