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PAT Testing Engineer


BES Electrical (part of the BES Group) is the first-choice trusted partner when it comes to electrical testing. Our services are delivered by the very best engineers who use their technical expertise and experience to help keep UK businesses and the public safe and compliant, simple.

We’ve really set the benchmark high with our team.  Our people are at the heart of everything we do and that’s why we invest in them year after year.  From the very best training to the most up to date tools and technology, we make sure they have everything they need to give our customers the very best service with no compromise, ever.

We put our people and our customers above everything else across the Group and that will never change.  If that sounds like something you can get onboard with, then we might just have the job for you…

‘We Educate, Innovate and Deliver Safety… One Test at a Time’

The Role

Due to planned growth and continued success, a fantastic opportunity is now available to join our fantastic team as a Portable Appliances Testing (PAT) Service Engineer within commercial and industrial premises.

Ideally you will be City & Guilds qualified, however if you do not have the relevant experience but are motivated, enthusiastic & have experience, or a keen interest, in the electrical industry, for the right candidate training will be provided. You will need to have customer service skills, attention to detail, take pride in your work, and be a good communicator. You will also need to hold a full UK driving licence & have access to your own vehicle to get to our client’s sites.

We will provide your equipment, uniform and a pension. Accommodation and out of town allowance when travelling away from home, paid holiday, mileage, travel time and expenses.

Main responsibilities

About you

To be successful in the role of PAT Testing Engineer, you will need:

  • To demonstrate a positive, diverse and inclusive attitude to both internal and external customers and colleagues.
  • A flexible approach to working, you should be able and willing to work overtime to cover workloads during busy periods.
  • You should be hard-working, conscientious commercial engineer that takes satisfaction from delivering a great service to our prestigious client base.
  • Good level of computer literacy
  • Full driving licence held for 12 months (Minimum)

The benefits

  • £20,800 plus bonus
  • 20 Days Holiday per year (plus Bank Holidays), with a rising increment for each year of employment
  • Car Allowance
  • Laptop
  • Mobile Phone
  • Pension scheme
  • Uniform
  • Overtime
  • Opportunity for career progression
  • Access to lots of discounts and benefits via our company benefits portal including; retail, fitness, holiday and cinema discounts
  • The support of a superb employee assistance programme
  • Electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme
  • Opportunities to attend volunteer days
  • Company contribution to charity fundraising you participate in; we want to support charities you are passionate about!
  • Employee Suggestion programme, because we value input from everyone in the BES Group

‘People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing. ’ We want you to love your job and we do everything we can to make this happen.'

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Darlington, England
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