Electrical Tester

  • BSS Building Staff Solutions
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Apr 09, 2019
Permanent Electrician

Job Description

What is required 

At BSS we are looking for an Electrical Testers to join established mechanical and electrical engineering contractor. Our client is looking for an Electrical Tester who is looking to develop their career in Dublin or Northern Europe as an Electrical Testers and who is ambitious and looking to further their career.

Your Responsibilities

  • Implement and manage Lock Out-Tag Out (LOTO) and Control of Hazardous Energy (COHE) on projects where they are the AP(appointed person)
  • Carry out Pre-Test Inspections (walk-down the field installation of each system term to term) on site and compile defect reports on compliance with national electrical regulations. 
  • Notify Project Manager and QC lead of any non-conformances or hazards on site. 
  • Carry out testing of Low Voltage installations as required by national governing bodies, issue report and snag list. 
  • Compilation of reports and issue ‘As Built’ Test Certificates
  • Verification of Redlined Drawings for the LV Installation that is being Tested.
  • Update cable schedules. 
  • Create DB schedule’s for inclusion in O&M.
  • Complete Test Record Sheets and (Safe Electric Certs if assigned to do so)
  • Manage and Implement Electrical Safe System of Work on site( if they are the AP) 
  • Carry out periodic inspections and surveys of installations. 
  • Emergency Lighting Commissioning to IS 3217 (desirable).
  • ATEX E&I Inspection Test and Certification to ET105:2011 & IS/BSEN 60079 (desirable). 
  • Provide continuous Quality Training Support to Project teams – i.e. Glanding & Terminating. 
  • Carry out Inspection & Testing of Main and Sub-Main Distribution Boards and Transformer offloading cabling. 
  • Carry out Inspection & Testing of Final Sub-Circuits. 
  • Assist close-out of project issues/ investigations / queries. 
  • Ensure safety measures are being implemented with regard to meters and PPE being used i.e. ARC Flash.  
  • Issues Final Certification for project.  


What you need to have

  • Electrical Trade Background and/or a Third Level qualification in either Electrical or Building Services Engineering preferred. 
  • CompEx E01-06 qualified for ATEX environments (preferable). 
  • LOTO and COHE trained. 
  • ‘Authorised Person’ competent and trained.  
  • Adhere to Low Voltage (LV) Switchgear switching protocols - ACB’s, MCCB’s etc. 
  • Good Knowledge of I&C installations.  
  • Pharma / Medical Devices / Data Centre experience / knowledge. 
  • Technical Knowledge and experience of Low Voltage systems and regulatory requirements – ETCI, British Standards, EN standards and Cenelec, is desirable.  

What you get in return

  • Opportunity to enhance your leadership capability
  • Vibrant, agile and multi-functional team
  • Opportunity to grow and develop in a company committed to developing talent and rewarding performance
  • Competitive Salary package and benefits

 If you are interested in this role, Please click apply or contact Michael on 01 707 1012 today

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