• Permanent
  • Cambridge
  • Salary: £20,000 - 22,000

Salary: £20,000 – 22,000 p.a.

Hours of work: 39 hours per week. Mon-Thurs 8am-5pm Fri 8am-4pm

Company benefits: Free lunch when working, subsidised gym, pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme

Kameo Recruitment is excited to be recruiting for a Portable Appliance Tester to join an educational establishment in Cambridge. You will be carrying out portable appliance testing of all equipment, as well as carrying out minor maintenance tasks such as emergency lighting testing.

Duties & Responsibilities of the Portable Appliance Tester

  • Test portable appliances to current standards with Health & Safety at Work Act and Electricity at Work Act
  • Carry out minor repairs to portable electrical appliance to conform to manufacturers specifications and current regulations
  • Keep accurate records – written & digitalised, conforming to relevant regulations
  • Carry out visual and electrical tests to fixed electrical installation
  • Clean fans, light fittings, and service simple mechanical and electrical equipment
  • Check and replace lamps as necessary

Requirements for this role

  • Experience in maintenance duties with an electrical bias, and confident using test equipment
  • Qualified to undertake portable appliance testing, and willing to undertake further training as required
  • Adaptable and able to use initiative, confident in responding to emergencies
  • Comfortable working alone, and as part of a team
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable working at height


If you would like to apply for this position please submit your CV. We will review and respond within 3 – 5 working days.

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