Electrical Chargehand (industrial)

DPS Group is seeking to recruit to an Electrical Chargehand (industrial)

DPS Group Careers

We are looking to recruit for the following position:

  • Electrical Chargehand (Industrial) 

 Position Overview

This position is responsible for taking instructions from site and project teams to carry out installations on site. The Chargehand will manage a small crew to install projects on-site and assist with tasks such as ordering materials and accepting permits.
They shall use a working knowledge of industrial electrical systems to carry out new installations and conduct maintenance/fault-finding on existing systems.

The candidate must have the ability to read Electrical drawings and red line where required. Install new electrical systems, including containment, glanding, terminating and testing to DPS/Customer standards, and maintaining those systems while upholding safety guidelines and complying with current codes and regulations.

All installations will be delivered on time and to the highest quality. The successful applicant will work to minimize any Health & Safety, Financial or Technical risks associated with a pro

 Position Requirements 

Would you like to work for a successful engineering company that specialises in the design, manufacture, installation and support of Electrical, Instrument and Automation Process control systems, providing bespoke solutions and turnkey projects to a range of sectors?

Working within this busy team, you will be responsible for delivering a varied portfolio of projects from initial design, commissioning, and ongoing customer support.

 Working as an Electrical Chargehand you will:

  • Have gained practical electrical skills with adequate technical knowledge so as to work on your own proficiently and carry out electrical installation and testing work without immediate supervision. 

  • Be able to carry out electrical inspections on components on electrical installation

  • Reports Directly to the Project Engineer or Site Supervisor in control of the site/project.

  • Manage a small team of electrical personnel effectively 

  • Working within and maintaining Processes and Procedures, includes HSEQ on-site activities such as HSEQ Inspections/Audits, TBT's, Van checklist and other site safety requirements.

  • Ensure the installation provided is in accordance with the client specifications, current legislation and agreed scope of works. 

  • Maintain a good understanding of the project requirements

  • As a technical figure on a client site/project, you will be interacting with the client, DPS and contract personnel across all areas of the project. You will assist with and understand the project/site requirements and bring them together with the aim of successful project delivery

To be successful for the Electrical Chargehand role, we're looking for:

Minimum Qualifications/Experience:

Electrical Engineering HNC/HND qualified or Recognised Apprenticeship

  • 10 Years on-site Electrical, Control or Instrumentation experience

  • ECS H&S

  • Understanding of permit systems 

  • Good understanding of Safe System of Work

  • Ability to read electrical drawings, panel drawings and wiring diagrams 

  • Industrial EIC Knowledge 

  • Good literacy and IT skills 

Extensive knowledge and understanding of:

  • Electrical Systems

  • Electrical Design and Installations

  • Control Panel Design and build

  • CompEx EX01-04

  • CompEx EX05-06

  • 18th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations

  • Select 209 & 214 Inspection & Testing (Inc Periodic Insp & Testing) BS7671

  • IPAF


Basic understanding of all major Control Systems including the following: (May be completed within CPD programme)

  • PLC's: Siemens, Rockwell, Schneider 

  • Drives / Motion: Rockwell, Siemens, Control Techniques

Skills and Personal Attributes

  • Highly motivated, energetic

  • Effective time management within a multi-tasking environment

  • Strive to deliver innovation and best practice

  • The ability to work effectively within a growing, changing workplace

  • Consistently sound judgement and decision making

  • Enjoys a Challenge, promotes a can-do attitude, able to solve problems that arise

  • Drive to increase the capability to deliver and improve business results

  • Strive to provide a superior customer service

  • Use expertise and knowledge to make a strong contribution to bids and projects

  • Strive to exceed expectations

  • Able to work as a team and independently 

  • Excellent communication skills, and ability to engage with all stakeholders


Competitive salary and benefits

About DPS Group 

DPS Group is one of the UK's leading integrated Electrical, Instrumentation & Control providers. We are trusted to deliver integrated solutions on often highly complicated projects, by some of the world's best-known brands, across a range of sectors. We are dedicated to providing the highest standards of safety, quality, environmental compliance and customer service whilst achieving innovative solutions. 

Our mission statement is DPS Group are, “trusted to deliver one integrated solution”.  

DPS Group is formed of two key divisions: Systems and Services. Our integrated approach means we have the skills to complete EC&I turnkey projects in-house. We approach each project with a fresh outlook and use our knowledge and partnerships to stay a step ahead, utilising the latest technology while offering the most advanced and cost-effective solutions. 

At DPS Group we understand our continued success is down to our dedicated team, therefore we invest time and effort in each individual; training and assisting with their personal and professional development, helping them build a long-term career within the business.  

We believe in developing our Engineers, as the company looks within for the managers of the future. 

What to do next

If you are interested in this role, please email your CV to careers@dp-sgroup.co.uk providing us with a note of the role you would like to apply for. Please include full contact details.