PAT Tester-Qualified Electrician

  • Full Time
  • Cork, County Cork, Ireland
  • 42000821

PE Global Recruitment are currently recruiting for an experienced PAT tester to join our client based in Cork.

Company Overview:

  • The client is a reputable, local, family-owned Electrical Contracting company based in Cork, are currently seeking a qualified PAT Tester to join their team in Cork
  • The successful candidate will play a crucial role in conducting periodic testing of appliances and electrical equipment in client offices and workshops throughout Cork.

Job Summary:

As a PAT Tester, you will be responsible for conducting thorough periodic testing of portable appliances and electrical equipment at client locations in Cork. This role requires attention to detail, technical expertise, and a commitment to ensuring electrical safety standards are met. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills to interact with clients and provide clear and concise reports on testing results.


  1. Conduct periodic Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) at client offices and workshops in Cork.
  2. Perform visual inspections and electrical tests on a variety of appliances and equipment.
  3. Record and document test results accurately and maintain detailed testing records.
  4. Identify and report any faulty equipment, potential hazards, or non-compliance with safety standards.
  5. Advise clients on the safe use of electrical equipment and provide recommendations for remedial actions.
  6. Work collaboratively with clients and colleagues to schedule testing appointments and minimize disruptions.
  7. Stay updated on industry standards and regulations related to electrical safety and PAT testing.
  8. Ensure the proper use and calibration of testing equipment.
  9. Maintain a professional and customer-focused approach during client interactions.


  1. Qualified Electrician or Electrical experience.
  2. Certification in Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) is required.
  3. Previous experience as a PAT Tester or in a related field is preferred.
  4. Strong knowledge of electrical safety standards and regulations.
  5. Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in recording testing data.
  6. Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  7. Ability to work independently and manage testing schedules efficiently.
  8. Familiarity with a variety of electrical appliances and equipment.
  9. Customer-focused with a professional demeanour.

Education and Experience:

  1. Certification in Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) is essential.
  2. Previous experience in PAT testing or a related field is an advantage.

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