14 Jan

Electrical Test Engineer (Fixed Wire Testing) (Ref ET0122)

Irwin M&E is driven by values based on loyalty, safety, innovation and success.


Negotiable depending on experience

Job Description

The role of the Electrical Test Engineer (Emergency Lighting) will be pivotal to Irwin M&E’s ongoing growth and success and due to the recent procurement of long-term contracts this is an excellent opportunity for established or new test engineers to secure long term work. The job role will include:

  • A full-time post, working 39 hours a week
  • Working on long term (5-7 years) testing contracts throughout Northern Ireland
  • Performing thorough electrical inspections of equipment to satisfy BS7672 and Electricity at Work Regulations
  • Carrying out fixed wire testing on various installations to include schools, hospitals, industrial & commercial premises
  • Completion of Electrical Installation Certificates, Electrical Installation Condition Reports and Minor Works Certificates to a high standard
  • Identifying and recording of all deviations from BS7672
  • Ensuring all relevant working practices comply with the statutory Health & Safety at Work Act
  • Assisting with installation or commissioning of equipment

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Time served as an Electrician
  • IEE Wiring Regulations 18th Edition
  • C&G 2391-52, C&G 2394 & 95 or equivalent
  • Experience of carrying out fixed wire testing on various installations
  • Driving Licence
  • IT literate including Word, Excel and Office

Attractive Remuneration Package

  • Company van and mobile phone
  • Option of working on circuit rate with overtime available
  • Ongoing Training and development opportunities
  • Working alongside experts in their field
  • Health cash plan including compensation for dentistry and optical well being
  • Team building and activity days
  • Monthly employee value-based recognition award – monetary gift
  • Health, wellbeing and social calendar of events
  • Long service awards

As part of the “Day-to-Day” nature of this demanding and exciting role it is of equal importance that the candidate:

  • Be willing to attend seminars and courses where required
  • Be willing to travel
  • Be prepared to work “on call”
  • Be aware of and work within Irwin M&E’s guidelines.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Irwin M&E’s continual growth. If you are ready to take your career to the next level and feel you have the ability to meet our criteria, then please send your CV with a covering letter supporting your application to

We are a Registered Body for AccessNI. A disclosure check will be undertaken; however, a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining this role. Our policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders is available on request.

Closing date for applications is Friday 28th January 2022 at 4pm.

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