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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 Cheltenham and Huddersfield

Posted 6 months ago

Location: Staverton, Gloucestershire and Denby Dale, Huddersfield– Working Nationwide on both framework and turnkey projects

Salary: £17.20 - £18.96 per hour, DOE + Company van & Benefits

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Benefits:

  • Full-time with competitive rate depending on experience £17.20 - £18.96 per hour based on a 40-hour standard week.
  • Rate Allowances for London Based Operatives.
  • Paid Overtime at additional overtime rates
  • Company Van Provided
  • Reasonable Expenses
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday per year, plus bank holidays and an additional 5 personal days pro rata following probation period.

79 Group are a turnkey MEP contractor & lighting manufacturer based in Staverton, Gloucestershire with a northern regional office in West Yorkshire, Huddersfield, and work across the UK. The exciting position of Electrical Engineer requires flexibility to work across the UK on a variety of projects, offering extensive personal development in different industry sectors. Check us out at www.79group.co.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.

Our 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 for an Electrician – to be based at our Head Office in Cheltenham.

Site Electrician – The Role:

The key role of the Electrician 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.

 

Key Duties:

  • Installation works along-side the 79 group Team
  • Reporting into the Site Manager / Project Manager
  • Coordination with other trades
  • Quality checks of installed work
  • Managing materials orders and on-site storage
  • 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 - Preferable but not essential – training provided
  • Current IEE wiring regulations
  • SSSTS / SMSTS preferable - training provided.
  • Completed NVQ Level 3 electro technical.
  • PASMA / IPAF trained – training provided.
  • Current UK Driving License

Candidates who feel they have the relevant attitude and skills that match the requirements of this post, click on “APPLY” today, forwarding an up-to-date copy of your CV and relevant Cover letter for consideration in the first instance!

No Agencies please.

Are you fully qualified Electrician, who’s completed NVQ Level 3 electro technical? 
Have you City and Guilds Test and Inspection certification?
Have you some or all of the following: IPAF, PASMA or SSSTS / SMSTS trained?
Have you experience of current IEE wiring regulations?
Are you eligible to live and work in the UK, with a valid, full driving licence?

Mechanical Designer

Posted 6 months ago

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 for several positions, one being a Mechanical Designer.

Role Description:

The key role of Mechanical Designer 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. We are looking for someone who can demonstrate understanding or experience with HVAC services design.

Position:

  • Full-time with competitive salary *£25 – 40k per annum (*Depending on experience)
  • Performance related bonus
  • Reasonable expenses
  • Use of company pool car for business related travel
  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays plus an additional 5 personal days
  • Office-based working (Gloucestershire)

Typical Daily Duties:

  • Use of AUTOCAD software to create technical based MEP designs.
  • Regular liaison with clients to manage expectations and design deadlines.
  • Preparing HVAC designs from concept through to construction.
  • Supporting Pre-Construction team administration for design and build projects.
  • Administrating changes and drawing issue registers.
  • Visiting current and prospective jobs to conduct surveys.
  • Detailed mechanical services drawings
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant standards and client specifications

Attributes:

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

Key Skills:

  • AutoCAD trained is essential
  • Experience with Revit software beneficial but not required
  • Graduates with Mechanical (HVAC experience) are encouraged to apply
  • A minimum engineering qualification to HND level or Equivalent experience
  • Relevant technical design experience including
  • Ductwork & Pipework sizing
  • Heat loss & Heat gain calculations
  • Ventilation calculations
  • Experience with construction sites & any building services is strongly beneficial
  • Competent with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Customer care and communication skills imperative
  • Attention to detail

 

 

Electrical Project Manager - location Huddersfield.

Posted 5 months ago

Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD8 8RT – Working Nationwide on both framework and turnkey projects

Salary: £45,000-£50,000 + Company Car & Benefits

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Benefits:

  • Full-time with competitive rate depending on experience £45-50K per annum based on 40-hour standard week- dependent on experience
  • Company Car or allowance provided
  • Performance related bonus
  • Reasonable Expenses
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday per year, plus bank holidays and an additional 5 personal days pro rata following probation period.

 

Electrical Project Manager – The Role:

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 working with the preconstruction team at inception, 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.

Key Duties:

  • Sub-contractor engagement
  • Production of electrical Design
  • 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
  • Contractor site meetings and reporting

 

Attributes:

  • Must be proactive, committed, and
  • Have a positive attitude to work and contribute enthusiastically to a team-based
  • Strong communication
  • Show understanding and have the ability to apply themselves working under pressure to meet
  • Show flexibility and initiative within the
  • 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

 

 

Electrical Site Supervisor - Huddersfield

Posted 5 months ago

Electrical Site Supervisor

Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD8 8RT – Working Nationwide on both framework and turnkey projects

Salary: £17.20 - £21.80 per hour, DOE + Company van & Benefits

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Benefits:

  • Full-time with competitive rate depending on experience £17.20 - £21.80 per hour based on a 40-hour standard week.
  • Paid Overtime at additional overtime rates
  • Company Van Provided
  • Reasonable Expenses
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday per year, plus bank holidays and an additional 5 personal days pro rata following probation period.

79 Group are a turnkey MEP contractor & lighting manufacturer based in Staverton, Gloucestershire with a northern regional office in West Yorkshire, Huddersfield, and work across the UK. Check us out at www.79group.co.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.

Our 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 for an Electrical Supervisor – to be based at our regional office in Huddersfield.

Electrical Supervisor – The Role:

The key role of the Electrical Supervisor 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. 

 Key Duties:

  • Supervising the 79 group Site Team
  • Reporting into the Project Manager
  • Co-ordination with other trades
  • Quality checks of installed work
  • Managing materials orders and on-site storage
  • 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
  • Current IEE wiring regulations
  • SSSTS / SMSTS preferable - training provided.
  • Completed NVQ Level 3 electro technical.
  • PASMA / IPAF trained – training provided.
  • Current UK Driving License

 

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