JIB Electrician


Our client is a Mechanical, Electrical & Construction specialist within the rail sector.


Whitelake are looking for JIB Electricians for long-term contract work covering a varius site around the midlands and the North of England.

You will be mainly within the rail sector after training completing works on Trackside power, Lighting, CMS systems and other associated works.


Install, maintain, and repair electrical systems and equipment
– Inspect electrical components, such as transformers and circuit breakers, to identify hazards and defects
– Diagnose and troubleshoot electrical issues using appropriate testing devices
– Read blueprints and technical diagrams to determine the location of wiring and equipment
– Collaborate with other construction professionals to ensure electrical systems are properly installed and functioning
– Provide excellent customer service by addressing client concerns and answering questions
– Proven experience as an electrician or in a similar role
– Knowledge of electrical systems, tools, and equipment
– Familiarity with local building regulations and the National Electric Code
– Ability to read blueprints and technical diagrams
– Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
– Excellent communication and customer service skills
– Proficient in electrical work, including wiring, installation, maintenance, and repair
– Knowledge of power tools used in electrical work, such as drills, saws, and conduit benders
– Familiarity with hand tools commonly used by electricians, such as pliers, wire strippers, and screwdrivers

On offer will be;

  • Company Vehicle
  • Training
  • Accomodation working away
  • overtime and enhaced rates working away
  • career prospects


  • JIB Card
  • Clean driving license
  • References
  • Undergo medical & Drugs alcohol


Job Reference

NA- JIB/Elec 26-01-2024

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Nicholas Anderson
Divisional Lead

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I have been working in the trades and labour industry for over 15 years, focusing on the rail sector. I am passionate about delivering quality service and results – getting skilled operatives into good roles on great projects.
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