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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. 

Lead Electrician

Posted 1 month ago

Lead Electrician

The 79 Group are recruiting skilled, fully qualified experienced electricians to work within our electrical division. Applicants are 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.

Applicants Must:

  • Be fully qualified to 17th or 18th edition and have a JIB Gold card or equivalent. Proof of 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 vehicle, fuel card, overtime, PPE and workwear.

Closing date is 30th April 2021

Contact

Darryl Jackson

e:darryl.jackson@79group.co.uk

01452 714391

Electrical Site Manager

Posted 1 month ago

We are currently recruiting for an Electrical Site Manager (logistics and Distribution) – to be based at 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.

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

M & E Estimator

Posted 1 month ago

79 Group are a turnkey MEP contractor & lighting manufacturer based in Staverton, Gloucestershire and work across the UK.

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 and leisure.

With continued sustainable growth, we are currently recruiting an M&E ESTIMATOR

Role Description:

The key role of Mechanical & Electrical Estimator 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: M&E Estimator

  • Full-time with competitive salary - £ 32000 - £ 37500 per annum
  • Performance related bonus
  • Reasonable expenses
  • Use of company pool car for business related travel
  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays

Typical Daily Duties:

  • compiling bids for work 
  • calculating the cost of materials, transport, labour accommodation and equipment hire 
  • obtaining quotes for all predicted requirements from sub-contractors and suppliers 
  • collating detailed price lists of everything needed on each project 
  • clarifying the client's needs and expectations 
  • reading drawings and taking measurements 
  • making use of relevant computer software such as Excel, Word and Autodesk DWG
  • assessing and adhering to all risk assessments and health and safety requirements 
  • keeping up to date with inflation, exchange rates and projected timescale costs 
  • making visits to proposed construction sites
  • liaising with others including pre-con managers, project managers and design teams  
  • completing work quality submissions 
  • preparing and submitting quotations for work. 

Attributes:

  • Must be proactive, committed and hardworking
  • Have a positive attitude to work and contribute enthusiasm to a team based environment
  • Vital to enjoy and be able to work within and as part of a very passionate team
  • Show understanding and have the ability to apply themselves working under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Show flexibility and initiative within the role
  • Communication skills are key
  • High attention to detail

Key Skills:

  • Mechanical and electrical experience would be a distinct advantage
  • Experience with AutoCAD and estimating software packages
  • Microsoft office experience
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Administrative experience beneficial 
  • Customer care and communication skills imperative

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

Electrical Project Manager

Posted 1 month 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

Procurement Assistant

Posted 1 month ago

We are currently recruiting for a Procurement Support Assistant.

Our comprehensive services include mechanical, electrical, & public health supply and installation, primarily in retail, industrial, commercial, banking, hospitality, and leisure.

Job Description:
The Procurement Assistant role is fast paced ever changing position, often requiring the ability to multi-task & operate to tight time constraints. Reporting to the Procurement Manager, 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 £ 20-22500 per annum subject to experience
• Annual performance related bonus
• 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays


Typical Daily Duties:
• Accepting deliveries, checking delivery schedule against orders and preparing goods for dispatch.
• Day to day organisation/responsibility of stores under the guidance of the procurement manager.
• Preparing, organising and ensuring arrival of materials to be delivered to site from the 79 offices.
• Monitoring and arranging the recovery/return of unused site materials to 79 stores/suppliers as required.
• Carrying out deliveries & collections of materials.
• Entering data onto computerised Business Operating System
• General duties around the office.
• Assisting the delivery team to ensure projects are delivered on time.
• Contributing to meetings with delivery team
• Answer incoming telephone calls, field and distribute as required.
• Welcoming visitors to the 79 offices


Attributes:
• Must be proactive, 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 alone 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, able to work on own initiative.
• Show flexibility and initiative within the role.
• Have a good level of fitness.


Key Skills:
• A good command of English
• Experience with Microsoft Office software, in particular Excel & Word
• Have a full driving licence.
• Excellent written skills.
• Administrative experience.

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

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