Portable Appliance Test Engineer - Contract

Operations Leamington Spa, Warwickshire


Playground Games is looking for a qualified Portable Appliance Tester to work as part of the Facilities team. This is a full-time position offered, initially, on a 6 month FTC.

For the most part, you will be working independently and will predominantly be travelling around the midlands to PAT test our remote/home based workers computer equipment.

You will be inspecting and testing computer and electrical appliances including laptops, monitors, PC’s and Xbox’s. You will be expected to comply with our COVID H&S Policy as well as following government guidance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· The inspecting and testing of portable electrical appliances offsite (and on occasion, testing equipment within the two Playground Games studios)

· To effectively schedule appointments in advance with staff and organise your day to maximise the number of home visits that can be done each week

· Testing to an agreed programme and in accordance with the current regulations and recommendations

· To input test results into the company database and label equipment as necessary

· Following company procedures for logging tested kit, labelling equipment, reporting faults and swapping out faulty equipment

· To maintain a professional appearance and conduct, as well as a friendly and approachable demeanour at all times

· Adhere to Company Health & Safety Policies and Procedures at all times

· To work alone with the ability to self-motivate and to manage your own time effectively

· A van and PAT testing equipment will be provided

· You will be provided with PPE to mitigate COVID risk

Skills Summary

· City & Guilds 2377-22 and 2377-32 OR City & Guilds 2377-77

· A full driving licence

· Good computer skills including using Outlook and Excel

· Excellent customer service skills – our staff are the Facilities teams customers

· Proven track record of Portable Appliance Testing & ability to demonstrate working knowledge

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills