Electrical Inspection and Test Engineer (Ref BDEL084)

Job description

At Bridges we are more than Engineers. As a team we shape and support engineering and construction for our clients who in turn touch the daily lives of millions of people across the UK. We have a large diverse team of talented Safe & Happy People, combining their strengths and ambition to bring innovation and evolution which ensures Sustainability for all stakeholders.

Across our key sectors – Power and Energy, Water, and Aggregates – we deliver diverse and interesting projects and programmes throughout UK infrastructure. Our projects range in value from £5k to £10m taking the role of Principle Contractor and Principal Designer on schemes and also supporting our valued Tier 1 contractor clients in a subcontractor and off-site manufacturing capacity.

When you join us, you’ll be part of our exciting journey.

Wherever your journey begins with us, through mutual engagement, we’ll make sure you are supported and invested in. We believe in ‘team bridges’ and leadership at all levels with our guiding principles; Safe People, Happy People, Sustainable Business.

Come and be part of our team!

The Role:

  • To carry out electrical condition reports on existing industrial installations
  • Carry out fixed appliance testing
  • Compile reports
  • Identify and correctly code defects in line with BS 7671, listing all materials required for rectification
  • Complete selected remedial works at time of inspection
  • Complete electrical installation works arising from the condition report on return visit, inclusive of all testing and certification
  • Read, understand and follow RAMS
  • Take responsibility for the Health and Safety of yourself and all under your control
  • Working at height
  • Working in confined spaces


The Candidate:

  • Gold ECS card
  • CCNSG Safety Passport
  • EUSR Clean Water card
  • Experience in a similar role within an industrial environment
  • Test and Inspect qualification
  • Appropriate City & Guilds trade Qualification
  • Fitness to work medical
  • Experience as an Electrician in an industrial environment, ideally within the water/waste water industry
  • Punctuality and reliability.
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation and company procedures.
  • Willingness to learn and undertake occupational and Health & Safety training.
  • Numeric and reading skills.
  • Prepared to take responsibility for self and others.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Able to work on own initiative.
  • Ability to give and take instruction.


RoSPA Gold Medal winner, Bridges - is an excellent company to work for and a great place to develop your career. Our goal is to exceed the very highest standards and ensure our people work in a culture of health, safety and wellbeing. We are a family run business with a friendly and welcoming culture, and are dedicated to helping our employees learn, develop and achieve success - along with us and throughout their careers.

Bridges also offers an excellent benefits package:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Health cash plan with Healthshield
  • Standard Life Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Bike 2 Work scheme
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Employee recognition schemes

Bridges is an equal opportunities employee and is committed to ensuring equality and diversity within the workplace.