Electrical Test Technician

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Area of Work:
Technical Department

Line Manager:
Technical Manager

Line Manager to:

Working alongside:
Technical Department, Warehouse Staff, Technicians, Operations Director

Primary Role

We are seeking an experienced Electrical Test Technician to join our team. The role will be responsible for planning, supervising and conducting thorough inspections and testing of electrical appliances to ensure compliance with safety standards and regulations. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in promoting a safe working environment by identifying and rectifying potential electrical hazards.

Main Responsibilities

  • Conduct and supervise others in Electrical Testing company equipment.
  • Perform visual inspections and electrical tests on a variety of portable appliances.
  • Identify and record any defects or issues with appliances.
  • Ensure that all testing is carried out in accordance with relevant safety standards and regulations.
  • Identify and diagnose faults in electrical appliances.
  • Perform minor repairs or recommend appropriate actions to rectify faults.
  • Stay up to date with the latest safety standards and regulations related to electrical appliances.
  • Ensure all testing activities are in compliance with relevant legislation.
  • Ensure that testing equipment is properly maintained and calibrated.

Documentation/Reporting Responsibilities

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all testing activities.
  • Generate and provide test reports for distribution to clients.
  • Provide explanations and guidance on testing results and any required corrective actions.

Deputy Responsibilities

  • N/A

Professional Qualities

  • Meticulous attention to detail to identify and record defects accurately*
  • Awareness of electrical PAT Code of Practice (5th Edition)

Personal Qualities

  • Good organisational and prioritisation skills*
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Professional attitude*
  • Punctuality*
  • Ability to work as part of a team*
  • Positive approach under pressure*
  • Attention to detail*

Skills & Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of electrical systems and safety standards.
  • Understanding of Database structures*
  • Competent IT Skills*


  • Familiarity with a variety of electrical appliances and their testing requirements.

Essential skills and qualifications marked with an *

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