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  • Ref no: SBO04373
  • Published: 21/10/2020
  • Closes: 8/11/2020
  • Location: Hq - Main Building, Council Headquarters, Newtown St.Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
  • Salary: £28,283.49 - £31,216.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Details

Grade: 7D
Hourly Rate: £14.6601 - £16.1801
Salary: £28,283.49 - £31,216.00 per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent

Role Purpose

Scottish Borders Council is looking to recruit a Technician to undertake electrical duties for the Street Lighting section within Assets & Infrastructure. The successful applicants will be required to undertake duties relating to the delivery of the Street Lighting Service and will be responsible for electrical work including inspections, testing, supervision of contractors and assistance in the design of new electrical installations.



Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) Graded Electrician
City and Guilds 2330 Parts 1 & 2 or willing to obtain within an agreed timescale of appointment

ERG 39 Course – Scottish Power or willing to obtain within an agreed timescale of appointment

IPAF Type 1b or willing to obtain within an agreed timescale of appointment

A current driving licence and use of a vehicle is an essential requirement of this post.
* If you have a disability which precludes you from holding a drivers licence, Scottish Borders Council will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability. Should it be possible to make such an adjustment in order that you can undertake the travel responsibilities of the post, this will be taken into account in consideration for this role.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made to Alex Young by emailing Tel 01835824000

Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.  In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post.  All appointments will be made on merit. 

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