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"When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven't". Thomas Edison. 

Thomas Edison, the inspiration behind the name The 79group. Not only did he invent the commercial incandescent light bulb in 1879 but his philosophy of applying his intelligence across multiple challenges is what inspires all of us at The 79group today.  If you share a determination to succeed, to always find a way to overcome challenges, to always want to be the best, we need you in our team.  Please send enquiries and CV to darryl@79group.co.uk or call him on 01452 714391. 

Electrical Engineer

Posted 3 months ago

Electrical Engineer

79 Group are recruiting skilled, fully qualified experienced electricians to work within our electrical
division. Applicants would be expected to have a strong background in electrical works including
installations, fault finding, maintenance, testing and repair.


79 Group are a turnkey MEP contractor based in Staverton, Gloucestershire, and work across the UK,
delivering works within the retail / commercial / logistics and distribution centres.
Our respected clients see us deliver projects of various sizes and complexity across some of the most
well-known & prestigious locations in the country.


Full-time with competitive salary - £ 27.500 – 32,500 per annum subject to experience based on 40-hour
standard week.


• Performance related bonus
• Competitive Pension Scheme
• 25 Days Holiday Per annum + Statutory leave


Applicants Must:
• Be fully qualified to 18th edition and have a JIB Gold card or equivalent. Proof or qualifications
must be shown at interview stage.
• Be available to work away from home and cover flexible working hours.
• Be a strong leader and offer experience to others to drive forward the workforce.
• Be able to fault find and rectify issues on site.


Desirable:
• Understand various wiring systems, ELV, Data and fire alarm.
• SMSTS / SSSTS
• IPAF
• Asbestos Awareness
• PASMA
• 2391 City and guilds


General Qualities:
• A good communicator, working as part of a team to provide a professional, efficient, and
courteous service.
• Good time management
• Honest and accountable
• The ability to motivate themselves and others.
• Be able to take instruction, read drawings and specifications.
• Have the ability to work on own initiative and plan regular duties.
• Have a good understanding of general Health & Safety working practices.


The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary, pension, 25 days holiday plus bank
holidays, company van, fuel card, overtime, PPE and workwear.

  • Contact
    Darryl Jackson
    e:darryl.jackson@79group.co.uk
    01452 714391

Electrical Site Manager

Posted 3 months ago

We are currently recruiting for an Electrical Site Manager (logistics and Distribution).

Our respected clients depend on us to deliver projects of various sizes and complexity across some of the most well-known & prestigious locations in the country.

Our comprehensive services include mechanical, electrical, & public health supply and installation, primarily in retail, industrial, commercial, banking, hospitality, and leisure. With the role initially within our logistics and distribution team.

Role Description:

The key role of Electrical Site Manager is a challenging & rewarding opportunity offering great variety. No two days will be the same, and if you enjoy working in a passionate team this role could be for you.

The position presents exciting future career development potential as the company evolves & grows. We are seeking someone who is committed, driven and enjoys working within a small team to support the company’s growth & success. 

Position: Electrical Site Manager

  • Full-time with competitive salary - £ 32,500 - £ 38,000 per annum based on 40-hour standard week.
  • Paid Overtime
  • Company Van Provided
  • Reasonable expenses
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • 25 Days Holiday Per annum + Statutory leave

Typical Daily Duties:

  • Managing on site team and coordinating workload
  • Daily reports into the Project Manager
  • Health and safety checks and reports
  • Coordination with other trades
  • Managing designs from concept through to construction.
  • Managing materials orders and on-site storage
  • Daily on-site meeting and toolbox talks
  • Compliancy to current wiring and building regulations.
  • Offering guidance to junior members of the team.

Attributes:

  • Must be proactive, committed, and hardworking.
  • Have a positive attitude to work and contribute enthusiasm to a team-based environment.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Show understanding and have the ability to apply themselves working under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Show flexibility and initiative within the role
  • High attention to detail

Key Skills:

  • City and Guilds Test and Inspection
  • IEE wiring regulations 18th
  • SSSTS / SMSTS preferable - training provided.
  • Completed NVQ Level 3 electro technical.
  • PASMA / IPAF trained – training provided.

Contact;
Darryl Jackson
e:darryl.jackson@79group.co.uk
01452 714391

Electrical Project Manager

Posted 3 months ago

With continued sustainable growth, we are currently recruiting for an Electrical Project Manager to be based either in our Head Office in Gloucestershire or our regional office in Huddersfield

Our respected clients depend on us to deliver projects of various sizes and complexity across some of the most well-known & prestigious locations in the country. 79’s comprehensive services include mechanical, electrical, & public health supply and installation, primarily in retail, industrial, commercial, banking, hospitality, logistics and distribution. 

The key role of the Electrical Project Manager is a challenging & rewarding opportunity offering great variety. No two days will be the same, and if you enjoy working in a passionate team this role could be for you.

The position presents exciting future career development potential as the company evolves & grows. We are seeking someone who is committed, driven and enjoys working within a team to support the company’s growth & success.

Reporting directly to the Operations Director, the Electrical PM will be responsible for design and cost management at preconstruction stage, through to effective delivery via our existing and growing supply chain.

The overall responsibility of the role is to ensure successful execution and completion of several projects, meeting defined timescales, quality standards and commercial objectives. Successful candidates must be able to demonstrate experience and competency within project management and be able to offer real life examples of projects delivered in the past, candidates with additional experience relating to M&E project management would hold an advantage.


Position: Electrical Project Manager

• Full-time with competitive salary 
• Car allowance
• Performance related bonus
• Reasonable expenses
• Competitive Pension Scheme
• 25 Days Holiday Per annum + Statutory leave

Typical Daily Duties:
• Sub-contractor engagement
• Production of electrical Design
• Production of electrical cost schedules
• Management of engineers and subcontractors
• Management and maintenance of Quality, Health and Safety on site
• Management of procurement and product selection
• Creation and maintenance of programme and progress reports
• Commercial responsibility of projects with sub-contract and in-house labour
• Risk management and reporting


Attributes:
• Must be proactive, committed, and hardworking.
• Have a positive attitude to work and contribute enthusiastically to a team-based environment.
• Strong communication skills.
• Show understanding and have the ability to apply themselves working under pressure to meet deadlines.
• Show flexibility and initiative within the role.
• High attention to detail


Key Skills:
• Experience with design and installation on commercial/retail/industrial electrical projects
• Electrically qualified to 18th edition or similar
• SSSTS / SMSTS preferable - training provided
• Use of Microsoft platforms

Contact;
Darryl Jackson
General Manager
e: darryl.jackson@79group.co.uk
01452 714391

Business Administration Assistant

Posted 3 months ago

We are currently recruiting for a Business Administration Assistant.

The Project Admin Support role reporting to the General Manager is a fast paced ever changing position, often requiring the ability to multi-task & operate to tight time constraints.

We are seeking someone who is committed, able to contribute to improving the efficiency and quality of the delivery team.  

Role Type:

  • Full-time
  • Salary £ XXXXXX per annum subject to experience
  • Performance related bonus
  • 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays

Typical Daily Duties:

  • Working on our OfficeNet platform (Business Operating System) updating and managing on a regular basis
  • Monitoring and updating sub contractor documentation – liaising (with guidance) with contractors ensuring we have required documentation and information.
  • Carrying out various procedures such as obtaining security clearance for company operatives
  • Assisting the delivery team to ensure projects are delivered on time
  • Monitoring and updating H&S records
  • Contributing to meetings with delivery team
  • Answer incoming telephone calls, field and distribute as required.
  • Take delivery of and issue post daily.
  • Welcoming visitors to the 79 office

Attributes:

  • Must be proactive and committed & willing to learn new skills.
  • Be methodical and pay particular attention to detail.
  • Able to prioritise tasks and workloads.
  • Enjoy and be able to work within and as part of a team.
  • Show understanding and have the ability to apply themselves working under pressure to meet deadlines. 
  • Have a can-do approach, finding solutions to challenges that arise.
  • Show flexibility and initiative within the role.
  • Communication skills

Key Skills:

  • A good command of English
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software, in particular Excel & Word
  • Excellent written skills
  • Administrative experience 
  • Customer care and communication skills
  • Attention to detail.

Contact;
Darryl Jackson
General Manager
e: darryl.jackson@79group.co.uk

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