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Electrical Contracts Engineer

Are you an experienced Electrical Contracts Engineer?

If so, we would love to hear from you…

Be part of our expanding team at Gilks. We will be pleased to welcome a talented and experienced, Electrical Contracts Engineer to join our business at a time of growing projects and increase client demands.

Our Company

As a JIB member company, Gilks have provided commercial electrical and mechanical installation, maintenance, test and inspection services to customers nationally for over 60 years, and have built a solid reputation based on trust, and innovation. Our contracted work extends across several sectors, including NHS, Education, Care Homes, Health, Construction and MOD. With an extensive client base, we are still proud to provide the flexibility, and excellence in customer service and support of an independent business, whilst having the expertise and capabilities to manage and work within major contracts.

We’ve never lost sight of the importance of the collaborative efforts of our team that drives our business forward. That’s why a career with us is a two-way relationship: we reward talented people, and our high staff retention is testimony to how we value each employee.

We invest significantly into training and developing both new and experienced talent.

The Role – Electrical Contracts Engineer

In the role of Electrical Contracts Engineer, you will be responsible for supervisors, electricians, labourers, apprentices and sub-contractors, as you manage projects with a value between £500 and £250,000, within budget and to agreed timescales.

Based at our offices in Nantwich, your duties will include:

  • Manage varied contracts from initial enquiry to closure, including labour resource, materials and sub-contractors
  • Meeting clients, advising and assisting with design and installation queries.
  • Estimating, Planning and tracking of projects.
  • Attending client meetings/Site visits as and when required
  • Financial control of projects to meet KPI’s
  • A proactive approach to ensure compliance with H&S, liaising with SHEQ management.
  • Profitable delivery of contracts to the clients’ satisfaction in accordance with internal processes.
  • Maintain existing customer base & look to develop new opportunities.
  • Through regular 1-1’s, encourage and motivate the team that works under your management control, promoting a positive culture through learning and engagement.

Our Requirements – Electrical Contracts Engineer

  • Have a health and safety certification SMSTS or similar, preferred but not essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Relevant electrical qualifications
  • Ability to work autonomously and be responsible for multiple projects
  • Some estimating experience with material take-off, preferred but not essential

The Package

Working within a rewarding team environment at our offices in Nantwich, you will be given ample scope to further develop your career and further enhance your technical skills through the training opportunities we provide.

  • Permanent contract, with full time hours Monday to Friday 8am-5pm
  • Salary up to £48,250 per annum with the level dependent on experience
  • Car Allowance
  • Company pension
  • Private medical insurance
  • 33 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • Potential for professional growth and development
  • Employee benefits and discount scheme
  • Employee wellbeing support including free 24/7 counselling and legal information

More About Us

Gilks (Nantwich) Ltd is part of The Ethikos Group Ltd, made up of an expert team of people who have been evolving businesses and people since 2017, with an impressive track record of improving profit performance, streamlining efficiencies, and looking after and growing people.


All applications for these Electrician roles are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.


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