1. R

    Greetings and felicitations from a semi-retired electrician.

    At 69 thought I would call it a day (did the same at 65 but spicing cables was preferable to cutting grass, hedges etc.) Now another year on I keep getting calls from old (as in ex not archaic) customers. Having left the NICEIC some time ago I have to be selective in what I undertake but it...
  2. J

    Western Australia licenced Electrician moving to the UK.

    Hey all, I searched for other threads of this but the threads seem to be a few years old. I'm a 36 year old Electrician from WA with 18 years experience within the large commercial, industrial and mining industry, I've also been a supervisor at times. The Wife and I are discussing the...
  3. K

    Electricians Mate Experienced electrician - SW London

    Hi All, I am a fairly experienced electrician in both installation and maintenance in both domestic and commercial environments (5 years). I am looking for a new role as an electrician's mate as I lack some core skills which keep holding me back from progressing. I'm looking for a company that...
  4. davmoly

    No response from electrician for a month - what to do?

    Hi, looking for advice from trade, as a customer. Electrician (MCS certified) has come 2nd December and wired in two home batteries and inverter (supplied by me) but currently the final connections are left off as it needs G99 approval before switch on. He said should be approved and done before...
  5. S

    Qualified electrician

    Hi guys, just want to know once you are a qualified electrician with the gold card, can you work for yourself doing domestic work or do you need to have inspection and testing 2391 and also be part of a body such as stroma or niceic or no is the gold card enough
  6. W

    Are short electrician courses good?

    Hi I’m a plasterer/ Renderer at the moment, 20years experience so no youngster, I’m thinking about re training to either aim for electrician or gas, what’s peoples thoughts on the short courses that’s available? And if they are good to go on? Any advice would be appreciated
  7. J

    How much should an independent electrician be paid as a sub-contractor?

    I'm just curious what an independent domestic electrician should be paid daily in the Midlands while being subbed jobs from another domestic company? I've been offered the odd filler day from another domestic company where ill be given a job with all the materials to completion but I've been...
  8. C

    Can an electrician change the Economy 7 timer in a smart meter?

    Hello, I am on Economy 7 and I have storage heaters and a hot water tank connected to a separate CU for my off-peak usage. The timer that switches to the off-peak circuit at night on my newly installed SMETS2 smart meter is wrong so I am being overcharged by 50% for my night appliances. The...
  9. F

    Solar Electricians Needed In Hampshire and Surrounding areas!

    This is a permanent role. We are currently looking for an approved electrician with a minimum of 1 year experience in Solar. Good salary and benefits available. Feel free to message or contact us on 02080599433.
  10. P

    Electrician walked out - worth involving NICEIC?

    Long story short - our electrician walked out 2/3rds of the way through a complete rewire including a new fuse box. Is it worth complaining to NICEIC? I've got another electrician willing to finish the job; NICEIC have said they can't help with my complaint if that's the case but if the original...
  11. J

    Is electric panel dangerous?

    Electrician saw white on breakers (see pic) and says I must replace whole panel with a larger one because it’s overloaded and dangerous. Does this sound right?
  12. R

    Becoming an electrician..

    Hi folks, So I was in the process of looking into a career change. I noticed a local training company offering a 'gas managed learning program', enabling you to become a gas safe registered engineer, but I don't have much hope for gas with the net zero plans so decided to look through their...
  13. D

    Electrician advice please

    Hi all recently had smart meters fit, after the installation the technician couldn't get the sockets to turn on they just kept tripping. Turns out all the sockets in the house are on one RCD which I believe that's a problem in its self. But after 43 hours of no sockets in the house not working...
  14. mcsquare

    Electrician Electrician mate jobs

    hi guys: Looking to start working into commercial sites as a electrician mate / improver I have C&G 2365 level 2, and 3 Also got my ECS card electrical labourer London area preferably Thanks in advance
  15. Grangewood

    NAPIT Registered Electrician in England can I install in Jersey (Channel Isles) and Register work.

    I have been invited by a family member to Jersey, for a bit of a holiday whilst also installing 3 EV Chargers I am a qualified installer in England / Wales. I have checked to ensure my qualifications will allow me to conduct work in Jersey but cannot get a definitive answer. I obviously would...
  16. J

    USA Hiring an electrician - Etiquette

    When hiring an electrician is it considered bad etiquette to ask if it is ok for me to go to Home Depot myself to buy a part? I get it costs time nd money for an electrician to go to the store to pick up a part so there an upcharge. It would cost $30.00 for me to buy the part. I am being...
  17. M

    Shopfitting Electrician

    I’m looking for an experienced electrician to join our team. Must have transport tools, plant ideally. Work is nationwide for a high st chain and would require some staying away. £250- £275 a day, £50 digs allowance. Potentially a start in Redditch on 31/07/22. Please contact me if interested.
  18. D

    Refitting a bathroom and electrician claims I need a new mainboard

    Hi guys - I am fitting out a new bathroom and brought in a sparky to help out as I am terrified of electrics. Now the bathroom is being done for a friend on a budget who really can't afford £600 for a new mainboard but the sparky is insisting it should be done. Currently, the mainboard is an...
  19. J

    Electrician Looking for a Electrician London area

    Looking for an experienced Electrician to join our team we carry out small installs, ppm, testing and reactive works most work is commercial and based within the M25 corridor contact for more details
  20. Mattsparks

    Electrician in Lancashire/Yorks required please

    Although we are based in Shropshire we work around the country. This is a one off job, but can continue if we all get on. One of our electricians has just been rushed into hospital & what with holidays & COVID we are stuck for a spark to join one of our teams (doing nights) starting tomorrow...
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