Approved Electrician

IDES are a nationwide electrical contractor that work throughout the commercial and industrial sectors, specialising in the automotive repair, retail, hospitality, and health care industries. We are actively looking for an Approved Electrician to join our growing team.

Our Services

Our teams carry a range of services, from LED Lighting installations through to Electrical Installation Condition Reports. A brief list of our services can be found below.

  • Electrical Installation (Design, Wiring, Distribution and Power)
  • Electrical Maintenance (Proactive and Reactive)
  • Lighting Design & Installation (Workshop, Offices and External)
  • LED Lighting Upgrades (Workshop and Spraybooths)
  • Emergency Light Testing (Installation, Testing & Maintenance)
  • Periodic Inspection & Testing (EICR – Electrical Installation Condition Report)
  • EV Charge Point (Design, Installation & Maintenance)
  • Solar PV (Design & Installation)
  • Fire Alarm (Installation, Commissioning, Testing & Maintenance)
  • Security, Intruder Alarm & CCTV (Installation & Commissioning)
  • Data Infrastructure (Installation)


As an Approved Electrician, you will be expected to complete full electrical installations within commercial and industrial environments; efficiently, safely and to the highest standards. Our projects will involve small and larger installations, and you will be expected to work as part of a team or on your own.


  • A minimum of 5 years electrical installation experience is required.
  • BS 7671: 18th Edition Qualification (or equivalent qualification)
  • BS 2391-52: Inspection & Testing (or equivalent qualification)
  • Knowledge of (and adherence to) health and safety regulations.
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Ability to work away from home, throughout the UK.


  • Up to date CSCS/ECS card
  • Up to date IPAF Certification


  • Ability to operate effectively under pressure to rapidly changing circumstances
  • Positive, self-motivated, and proactive individual
  • Well-organised and presentable
  • Ability to keep records by completing written job sheets, logbooks, and test certificates which detail both the progression and outcome of completed works.
  • Good Time Management Skills – to ensure you work to the schedule timescales
  • Be readily available to support your colleagues where required.


  • You will receive a competitive salary
  • Overtime opportunities at time and a half (weekends)
  • Bonus for working away from home (overnight).
  • Company pension scheme
  • 21 days holidays, plus Bank Holidays additional.
  • Company Uniform
  • Company vehicle (fuel card included)
  • Ongoing training and qualifications are encouraged and fully funded

Job type: Full-time, Permanent

Schedule: Monday – Friday (10-hour working day), Saturday – Sunday (overtime)

Where to find us