Generation - Guernsey - Full Time

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About Guernsey Electricity

Guernsey Electricity is a leading utility business supplying electricity and associated services to domestic and commercial customers.

It is the sole provider of electrical energy in Guernsey and is wholly owned by the island’s government, combining the importation of electricity with local power generation and distribution. It also undertakes electrical contracting and retailing and is a partner in a joint venture which operates the transmission company connecting the Channel Islands to France. It has a turnover of £55 million and the company has a major capital expenditure programme over the next 5 years in developing and upgrading key parts of its infrastructure. 

Guernsey Electricity employs in the region of 200 staff in a wide range of business areas including Asset Management, Generation, Distribution, Commercial Contracting, Retail, HR, Facilities, Finance, IT, Customer Service and Project Management. 
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Generation - Guernsey - Full Time



Contract Type

Full Time



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Lead Electrical Engineer
To undertake electrical inspection, repair and maintenance work as directed, on HV and LV electrical plant, cabling and control systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake fault finding and corrects defects on electrical plant and equipment to ensure reliable operation.
  • Carry out work associated with the installation of new plant and modifications to existing plant to improve performance
  • To undertake the above works to a high standard with the care and quality expected of a skilled craftsperson.
  • To produce clear and concise reports on all maintenance and repair activities using the relevant IT systems.
  • Make minor purchases of materials as required to facilitate work.
  • Accept formal safety documents and charge of working parties for specific tasks and ensures safe working practice is adhered to.
  • Instruct and train apprentices in current work practices.
  • To understand and comply with local legislation, specifically related to Health & Safety, Equal Opportunities and Data Protection.
  • Such other duties as may be allocated and interchange of duties as required 

Skills, Knowledge & Expertise

  • Must have served a recognised Apprenticeship, hold a City & Guilds ‘B’ certificates or equivalent, and demonstrated aptitude for practical technical work. 
  • Will be required to obtain specialist skills, usually from manufacturers, on a particular type of equipment
  • Must be certified as ‘Competent Person’ within the Company E&M Safety Rules