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Join us in building a better future for everyone

Whether you’re an expert in amps or accounting, batteries or business analysis, capacitors or customer service, for helping us to look after the Island’s energy for future generations, we offer a generous and unique benefits package.

Our mission is to welcome everyone and create a fully inclusive workforce designed to support the journey to a more sustainable future.

  • Generation Electrician
    To undertake electrical inspection, repair and maintenance work as directed, on high voltage and low voltage electrical plant, cabling and control systems.
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  • Electrical Team Lead
    Supervise, plan works and act as mentor to tradesmen, apprentices and other colleagues together with overseeing the work of sub-contractors. The lead will also carry out electrical installations, repairs and maintenance works of their own. They will ensure works are carried out to a high standard, in a safe, efficient and effective manner providing a superior customer experience and a high degree of commercial focus.
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  • Electrician
    The Electrician will carry out electrical installation, repair and maintenance works and will ensure these works are carried out to a high standard in an efficient commercial and customer focused manner.
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  • Chief Operations Officer
    We are seeking to recruit a Chief Operations Officer (COO) with specific industry experience to join us in leading the Energy Transition. The ideal candidate should be capable of deputising for the CEO and bring a strong, commercial track record of success across large commercial entities, preferably with some Utility experience. This is a high-profile, board director role, pivotal in driving Guernsey Electricity forward. As well as being at the operational centre for keeping the lights on, the COO will be right at the heart of planning for the Energy Transition. They need to translate the Island’s future energy needs into the operational delivery mechanisms needed to meet them, as well as supporting the Island in achieving its goals around carbon net-zero. The role has a broad responsibility ranging from the strategic planning and performance of electricity infrastructure assets through to IT and digital technologies, Risk, Health & Safety and Human Resources.
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  • Finance Officer
    To assist the Financial Controller on a daily basis, journal preparation, queries, investigation/correction and to assist in preparing month end, quarter end and annual reports both statutory and regulatory, and to ensure internal processes are followed.
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  • Project Manager
    To provide Project Management support across the organisation, assisting with the successful delivery of projects and programmes as required.
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  • Design Engineer (Power Networks)
    To work with a team in developing and maintaining a holistic design for an evolving sustainable island wide energy supply fit for the future energy transition.
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  • Collections Advisor
    As a member of our collections team you act as a liaison between our business and the customer to collect and resolve any outstanding balance enquiries. You will be confident in talking to people from various backgrounds to understand their circumstances and to support them, and to agree payment plans if required. You will be positive, empathetic, honest, resilient and know how to stay calm in potentially difficult situations and we will provide you with all the training you need to feel confident in this role.
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  • Mechanical Engineering Lead
    To lead the mechanical element of the Generation Maintenance team to ensure that the objectives of optimal availability and safe operation of all power station plant are met with the planned delivery of quality and timely mechanical maintenance services.
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  • Temporary Meter Reader
    To read electrical energy meters at customer installations across the island in an accurate, courteous and timely manner.
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  • Logistics Assistant
    To assist with the delivery of a flexible and timely logistics service to all departments of the company by ensuring the continued availability of goods and services that users require. The role is mainly focussed on helping the business manage items bought and kept on site for operational teams in Generation and Distribution – this primarily involves assisting with buying, receiving, organising, issuing and delivering goods and services. Flexibility, a positive approach to customer service and the ability to quickly prioritise tasks is a key attribute to this role as the duties carried out by the Logistics Assistant can and may vary considerably.
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  • Part Time Office Cleaner
    Our team of part-time cleaners are employed to clean the main office blocks, individual and shared work areas and facilities, including the toilets. The work is undertaken out of normal office hours with a consequent requirement to maintain confidentiality and security. The Office Cleaner will use a range of equipment including vacuum cleaners, dusters, disinfectants and wipes. Prior knowledge and experience in an office cleaning role is preferred.
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  • Temporary Meter Fitter
    To install and maintain electrical energy meters at customer installations across the island of Guernsey. The work is normally carried out in customer premises in accordance with set Safety rules and procedures. The post holder must be able to deal with the customers in a polite and effective manner.
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  • Clerk of Works
    To inspect the workmanship, quality and safety of work on construction sites and reports back. As a Clerk of Work they would be conducting regular site inspections and checking that building plans are being followed correctly. They would check that the work is being carried out to the correct specifications and legal, safety and environmental standards.
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  • Distribution Technician
    To assist with distribution engineering activities across various work streams including but not limited to fault restoration and repair, maintenance, and asset replacement projects. The post holder is also required to take on and manage their own work particularly in relation to LV faults, LV & HV maintenance and LV & HV project work.
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  • FP&A Lead
    To lead, develop and implement finance best practice across performance, planning, reporting, analysis, modelling and decision support to deliver greater insight and simplify/standardise business processes. To contribute to the development and implementation of the Company’s strategic goals and aims. Also, to develop the Company’s tariff structure utilising resources from across the business.
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  • Facilities and Property Manager
    You'll be responsible for the management of services and processes that support the core business of the organisation. Ensure that best practices are followed for maximum efficiency and that the most suitable working environment is attained for our employees and their activities. Manage the built structures associated with our production and network plant. This is a diverse field with a range of responsibilities. You'll be involved in both strategic asset planning and day-to-day operations, particularly in relation to buildings and premises both office and operational areas.
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  • Distribution Assistant
    To assist cable jointers in preparing cables for jointing and carrying out jointing work and to assist Substation Fitters with the execution of Substation construction and maintenance work on HV and LV electrical plant, cabling, protection and control systems.
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  • Mechanical Apprentice
    To assist in carrying out mechanical repairs and installation work in accordance with local regulations through the application of theoretical knowledge acquired. To assist with work on generation plant and systems associated with the powers station.
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  • Mechanical Fitter
    To undertake a wide range of inspection, repair, maintenance and modification work on generation plant and systems associated with the powers station. Work as required on any area of the Power Station site, including generation halls, auxiliary plant rooms, fuel tanks and other associated systems. Work on any of the Company’s plant at off-site locations as required from time to time. Work is frequently associated with hazardous plant or in a hazardous environment.
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  • Apprentice Welder
    To assist in a range of welding and fabrication activities on the company’s plant and equipment. Works as required on any area of the Power Station site, including generation halls, auxiliary plant rooms, and fuel tanks as well as on the Company’s plant at off-site locations.
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  • Temporary ERP Accountant
    To assist the Accounts Operations Lead (Finance Process Owner) in the improvements needed for Finance aspects of the new Microsoft Dynamics 365 Utility Business System.
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  • Customer Relationship Agent
    We are looking for someone to support our Customer Relationship team to undertake activities relating to accurate and timely billing, process receipt of payments and customer account data.
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Our vision is to be First Choice for Energy. That means being at the forefront, leading the transition and playing our part in creating a sustainable future.

We believe in a sustainable future for generations to come. We want to provide a secure, sustainable, reliable electricity service for the island which is affordable and minimises impact on the environment.

It’s not just about transitioning away from fossil fuels and the important role electricity will play in the decarbonisation of transport and heat. New technology, particularly digital, will enable the world to use energy in new ways every day and we play a large part in this.

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Together, we'll build a better future

For helping us to look after the Island’s energy for future generations, we offer a generous and unique benefits package.  

Our benefits package is designed to look after our employees and help them enjoy island life flexibly, progress in their careers, be recognised for their efforts and be paid fairly.  

 

TRUST
Our Values

We aim to energise our employees by placing our core values at the heart of what we do. We strive to create a culture where our employees feel empowered, contributing to the success of our organisation, making Guernsey Electricity a great place to work.

Our T.R.U.S.T values exemplify this. They stand for Together, Responsibility, Understanding, Simplicity and Transparency.

Diversity and Inclusion
Equal Opportunities

Guernsey Electricity are an Equal Opportunities Employer. Our mission is to welcome everyone and create a fully inclusive workforce designed to support Guernsey's transition to renewable energy. 

We are proud to be a member of the Guernsey Employment Trust which creates employment opportunities for disabled people and assists them to prepare for, find, and maintain work in Guernsey.

Guernsey Electricity has agreed to adhere to the commitments of the Employers' Disability Charter 2017-2018. View our Employers' Disability Charter certificate here.

 

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Apprenticeships & Work experience

We offer electrical, plumbing and cable jointing apprenticeships and typically offer a mechanical apprenticeship every five years. 

Work experience is an opportunity to try out working life and is a useful guide to young people looking to choose a career path. Guernsey Electricity provides work experience for many young people throughout the year in all disciplines and skills.

 

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Bursary

Our bursary scheme is awarded to students entering higher education.

It comprises an annual payment of £2000 plus paid work experience of at least six weeks during the summer holiday. Whilst engineering is at the core of our business all other professions will be considered.  

How can I apply? Our bursaries are advertised on our careers page here. If you see a bursary advertised in a subject you are interested in, then you should get in touch to write to have an informal discussion about the scheme.