Junior Electrical Engineer - Edinburgh

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Date: Nov 18, 2021

Location: Edinburgh, Other/Not Applicable, GB

Company: Bureau Veritas

An award-winning employer, our people are trusted and responsible, believing in what they do with a clear commitment to contribute to transforming the world we live in and shaping a world of trust. Bureau Veritas operates in a wide range of sectors, delivering Testing, Inspection and Certification services to some of the world’s biggest household names. With more than 400,000 global clients and a reputation for quality, we are at the forefront of service and innovation.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we have worked hard to create a supportive and engaging working environment, which is open and inclusive and individuals are given the opportunity to fulfil their potential and really leave their mark.




Role Purpose: To operate independently and as a team member in carrying out high quality examination of designated electrical installations, operating with clear customer focus and driving optimal service delivery. 


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate in line with Bureau Veritas Core Values and Code of Ethics
  • Fully utilize all operational systems available, ensuring accurate data is inputted and reflected
  • Whilst acting as a fully integrated member of a national and regional team, retain independent and individual ownership and responsibility for all allocated inspection and technical activities.
  • Ensure examinations and testing are carried out in set time scales in line with the planned schedule
  • Formulate, produce and distribute inspection reports in a professional manner within daily timescales and service standards.
  • Ensure you work in line with Bureau Veritas Health and Safety process and systems
  • Safely carry out electrical safety inspection and testing within agreed authorities and to and record such activities in the methods set out by the company and statutory health and safety legislation.
  • Provide advice of a technical and legislative nature relevant to agreed authorities to clients other team members and external bodies as necessary.  
  • Provide, build and maintain excellent client relationships and ensure that all customer service standards are met.  
  • Work closely with Regional Planner to ensure the plan is completed on a daily basis, any change must be communicated to the planner
  • Maintain an awareness of developments in standards and legislation affecting Electrical Installations, and support change as required.
  • Act on behalf of the company, making full use of technical expertise, when required.
  • Identify any possible business opportunities and advise all appropriate business areas.
  • Work effectively with Area Managers and Regional Directors to ensure all Regions KPI’s are met
  • Responsible for engaging with development including continuing professional development



Key Performance Measures:

  • Meeting all training and development milestones
  • Attend and pass all internal and external training courses
  • Zero complaints from customers regarding customer service or inspection issues
  • Customer focused
  • Completion of planned schedule
  • System competency
  • Accurate and timely reports submitted
  • Work in line with the BV Core Values and Code of Ethics
  • Compliance with people policies and common processes
  • H&S Compliance and Accident Reduction



Authority & Decision making:

  • Responsible for inspection and testing carried out in line with licence to operate
  • Responsible for working safely within the company procedures and risk assessments
  • Stop work authority to be used for any unsafe conditions
  • Obligation to report health and safety matters such as near misses and unsafe conditions



Experience & Skills Required:

  • Relevant Electrical knowledge
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience of working with electrical installations or maintenance.
  • Excellent communication skills with clients and colleagues, both written and verbal.
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of H&S requirements


Qualifications Required:

  • Required: Current U.K. driving license.
  • Required: GCSE’s in Math’s and English (or equivalent)
  • Required: Level 3 qualification in electrical installations or maintenance
  • Preferable: Level 3 City and Guilds 2365 Diploma electrical installation or equivalent e.g. part 1 & 2.
  • Preferable: time served electrical apprenticeship including AM2 or equivalent

Please be aware that all roles within Bureau Veritas UK&I may require a DBS, Credit or Security Clearance Check.


Bureau Veritas is an equal opportunity employer.  No job applicant or employee shall receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age.


Bureau Veritas operates a strict Code of Ethics that ensures the proper conduct of our day-to-day business.