Recruitment of outstanding personnel is key to maintaining the reputation for excellence

Dodd Group wishes to maintain its reputation in the market for award winning quality and customer service; the recruitment of outstanding personnel is key to maintaining this reputation for excellence. We would like to hear from all interested candidates regarding current or future positions.


Latest Vacancies

Business and Administration Apprentice - Nuneaton (CV11)

The Company:

Dodd Group was formed in 1947 in Shropshire and has remained a privately owned family business ever since.

With an unrivalled reputation within the building services sector, we offer a comprehensive electrical and mechanical design, installation and maintenance service.

Due to continued expansion and exciting growth plans, we now have an opening for a Business and Administration Apprentice for our very busy electrical contracts based from our Nuneaton Office.

PLEASE NOTE - As part of our 'local for local' promise - applicants from the immediate Nuneaton Area (CV11 6RX) will be offered priority for this role.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who believes in hard work and the right individual will be given the opportunity for career progression within the company. You will be provided full training, support and mentorship by the management team.

Your new role

· Dealing with both inbound and outbound telephone calls

· Preparing and working with engineers diaries, chasing time sheets, filing holiday requests

· All aspect of general office administration

· Take ownership of certain projects

· Maintaining accurate records

· Ensuring standards of service are met

What you'll need

Excellent communication skills and the ability to build positive relationships

What you'll get in return

· Development with a company offering long term stability and support throughout your apprenticeship

· NVQ Business and Administration Qualification and Administration experience for your CV

· A busy, interesting, friendly varied working environment

· Excellent H&S support 

Desired qualifications

Preferably, GCSE grades A - C in maths and English (or the equivalent).

Opportunity for full time employment for the right person

21 days per year paid leave plus public holidays

Commercial Electrician- Manchester area

Commercial Electrician

Dodd group are looking for a qualified electrician -  Working on repair, maintenance and installation contracts for their Manchester based contracts.

You will be joining a friendly and established team.

You will be a fully qualified electrician 

Qualified to 18th edition is an advantage

40 hours working week with 21 days per year annual leave

Excellent rates of pay in line with current JIB agreement

Ongoing training

Asbestos Awareness, Manual Handling and Working at Height training/ experience is an immediate advantage.

Qualifications and Skills

18th Edition

C+G 2391 or 2394/5

Experience with fire and security alarms, access control, cctv would be an advantage

Benefits

21 days paid leave

weekly paid - with available overtime

Van and fuel card

PDA and phone

PPE supplied

Commercial Gas Engineer - Solihull Area



Commercial Gas Engineer – Solihull 

Main Duties – Experience of the following is desirable.

 Commercial & Domestic ACS qualifications

  • Full clean driving licence
  • Service and repairs to commercial and domestic gas fired heating and hot water systems including general plumbing.
  • A good knowledge of commercial heating systems.
  • General knowledge of commercial and domestic heating controls.
  • Able to replace or repair radiators and pipework as required to ensure client expectations are met.
  • Able to work on commercial gas systems.
  • Prior experience of working in schools, libraries, offices and local authority buildings.
  • Able to work on own initiative, with good problem solving abilities.
  • Able to use Tablet’s to produce paperwork and reports. (Training Given).
  • Currently residing in the Solihull area.
  • Agree to join out of hour’s rota as required.

Applicants must have excellent communication skills and be able to work as part of a team and also on their own initiative.

Working hours are 08.00 – 16.30 Monday to Friday , weekly paid position, 21 days paid leave , plus public holidays, van, tablet, PPE and continued training and support offered

 Please note - we may require an enhanced enhanced DBS check for this position

Contract Manager (Domestic Electrical) - Yarmouth

The Company:

Dodd Group was formed in 1947 in Shropshire and has remained a privately owned family business ever since. With an unrivalled reputation within the building services sector we offer a comprehensive electrical and mechanical design, installation and maintenance service across many sectors.

The role
We are seeking a Contract Manager Domestic Electrical. Based at our Great Yarmouth site and covering Yarmouth and surrounding areas;
to manage existing measured term contracts for our Domestic Electrical work. Working with an existing team to achieve a high standard of commercial and operational success.

· Establish and maintain appropriate systems for monitoring all aspects of the work

· Manage and develop directly reporting staff.

· Ensure that directly reporting staff are working together as a team to provide a quality service.

· Manage and control all commercial aspects of the work.

· Monitor measure and report on all aspects of work internal and client requirements within agreed formats and timescales.

· Negotiate contracts and manage renew, review contracts as required to enable effective efficient, operations and client relationships under the guidance of the Directors, National Contracts Managers and Regional Contracts Managers.

· Manage and control all aspects of material stock control, and distribution of materials.

· Use personal judgement and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles.

· Maintain and share with colleagues as appropriate, personal knowledge of all relevant information that may aid or improve the service delivery of the company.

· Ensure that all Health & Safety requirements are being carried out.

· Liaise with clients and attend all client meetings.

· Deal with customer complaints, and liaise with customer and clients to a successful conclusion.

· Assist in Surveying work prior to commencement, for periods of high workload and sickness/holidays

· Assist in other roles and responsibilities for periods of high workload and sickness/holidays.


You will need:
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the electrical trade, qualified to NICEIC Qualifying Supervisor Level. Knowledge and experience of delivering domestic electrical works. A preference for experience in large volume social housing contracts

You will have:

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

· Strong leadership & organisational skills

· An analytical and methodical in your approach to problems

· The ability to act quickly and decisively

· A sound understanding of basic IT packages

· Local market knowledge

· Full driving licence essential.

The Package:
You will receive a competitive salary (negotiable experience depending ) plus car and fuel card, life cover, private health, access to an EAP, pension and 21 days per year annual leave, (plus public holidays) increasing to 25 after 3 years. You will be working for a company who will offer you the opportunity progress your career.

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Domestic Electrician - Manchester and surrounding

Domestic Electrician 

Dodd group are looking for a qualified electrician -  Working on testing, inspection and installation contracts for their Manchester and Lancashire based contracts.

You will be joining a friendly and established team.

You will be a fully qualified electrician 

Qualified to 18th edition is an advantage

40 hours working week with 21 days per year annual leave

Excellent rates of pay in line with current JIB agreement

Ongoing training

Asbestos Awareness, Manual Handling and Working at Height training/ experience is an immediate advantage.

Qualifications and Skills

18th Edition

C+G 2391 or 2394/5

Benefits

21 days paid leave

weekly paid - with available overtime

Van and fuel card

PDA and phone

PPE supplied

Domestic Gas Engineer - Great Yarmouth

The Company:

Dodd Group was formed in 1947 in Shropshire and has remained a privately owned family business ever since. With an unrivalled reputation within the building services sector we offer a comprehensive electrical and mechanical design, installation and maintenance service across many sectors.

The role:

Domestic Heating & Plumbing installation Engineer - Great Yarmouth and surrounding
We are looking for qualified, time served Domestic Heating & Plumbing installation Engineers to assist with delivery of our Norwich based contracts. Working primarily on Heating and plumbing system upgrades, strip out existing heating & hot water systems, install new complete systems including Radiators, valves, pipe work controls,

You will need:

Social Housing experience preferred - experience of working in occupied domestic apartments / flats and houses

Gas safe registered preferred (not essential):

Full Training available
Valid ACS qualifications

CCN1, CENWAT1, CPA1, HTR1,

Full driving licence is essential

The Package:
You will receive a competitive hourly rate of pay, a liveried company vehicle and fuel card, Full PPE, pension and 21 days per year annual leave (plus public holidays).

You will be working for a company who will offer you the opportunity progress your career, with ongoing training and support

Domestic Gas Engineer - Stockport Area

The Company:

Dodd Group was formed in 1947 in Shropshire and has remained a privately owned family business ever since. With an unrivalled reputation within the building services sector we offer a comprehensive electrical and mechanical design, installation and maintenance service across many sectors.

The role
We are looking for a qualified, time served Domestic Gas Engineer to assist with delivery of our Stockport based contracts. Working primarily on Social Housing; You will be the Companies representative in occupied and void premise’s, assisting overseeing the installation, replacements and repair of the heating installations.

You will need:
You will have valid ACS qualifications, (CCN1, CEN1, HTR1,) a full driving licence and relevant industry training.

The Package:
You will receive a competitive hourly rate of pay, a liveried company vehicle and fuel card, Full PPE, receive a pension and 21 days per year annual leave, (plus public holidays).

And, you will be working for a company who will offer you the opportunity progress your career, with ongoing training and support.

Group Credit Control - (Part time) Telford Based

Dodd Group are looking for an experienced Credit Controller to join their busy, friendly and established team.  Working on a Part Time basis and based at our Head Office on Stafford Park, this is a busy position taking ownership of all aspects of debt management. Applicants should have the ability to interact at all levels, and be able to manage their workload and ledger effectively, working with minimal supervision.

Good IT skills including regular use of excel spreadsheets and Vlookup experience is essential

Duties

· All aspects of Credit Control, chasing debt by phone, letter and e-mail

· Dealing with invoice queries in a timely and efficient manner

· Effective inter-departmental communication to resolve queries

· Establishing and building rapport with clients and internal contacts

· Ensuring account contact details are accurate

· Account reconciliation

· Account Status and Credit Limit reviews

· Keeping account notes up to date and accurate

· Monthly statement despatch

· Liaising with management and debt collection agencies to resolve non-payment

Previous experience of working in a contracting or engineering environment would be useful although not essential.

This will be a part time role, and hours and flexibility can be discussed at interview. In return, we are offering a salary commensurate with experience; 21 days a year annual leave pro rata (plus public holidays) Private Health, Pension and Life Insurance.

About us: Dodd Group was formed in 1947 in Shropshire and has remained a privately owned family business ever since. With an unrivalled reputation within the building services sector, we offer a comprehensive electrical and mechanical design, installation and maintenance service.

Qualified Electrician - Wolverhampton and surrounding

Domestic Electrician

Dodd group are looking for a qualified electrician -  Working on repair, maintenance and installation contracts for their West Midlands (Wolverhampton / Cannock / Shropshire) based contracts.

You will be joining a friendly and established team working in and around the local area

You will be a fully qualified electrician 

Qualified to 17th edition as a minimum

40 hours working week with 21 days per year annual leave

Excellent rates of pay in line with current JIB agreement

Ongoing training

Asbestos Awareness, Manual Handling and Working at Height training/ experience is an immediate advantage.

Qualifications and Skills

17th Edition (essential)

Benefits

21 days paid leave

weekly paid - with available overtime

Van and fuel card

PDA and phone

PPE supplied

Qualified Electrician - Domestic Bias - Great Yarmouth based

Domestic Electrician 

Dodd group are looking for a qualified electrician -  Working on testing, inspection and installation contracts for their Great Yarmouth  based contracts.

You will be joining a friendly and established team.

You will be a fully qualified electrician 

Qualified to 18th edition is an advantage

40 hours working week with 21 days per year annual leave

Excellent rates of pay in line with current JIB agreement

Ongoing training

Asbestos Awareness, Manual Handling and Working at Height training/ experience is an immediate advantage.

Qualifications and Skills

18th Edition essential

C+G 2391 or 2394/5  desired 

Benefits

21 days paid leave

weekly paid - with available overtime

Van and fuel card

PDA and phone and PPE supplied

Qualified Electrician - East Midlands

The Company:

Dodd Group was formed in 1947 in Shropshire and has remained a privately owned family business ever since. With an unrivalled reputation within the building services sector we offer a comprehensive electrical and mechanical design, installation and maintenance service across many sectors.

Due to continued expansion, we now require a qualified Electrician to assist with delivery of contracts in and around the East Midlands.

Your new role

  • Maintaining domestic buildings within the West Midlands 
  • Service, maintenance, fault finding & repair on a range of electrical equipment
  • Pre-Preventative and Reactive Maintenance
  • General maintenance duties as and when required – emergency light testing, fire alarms, lamp changes

What you'll need to succeed

  • We are keen to speak to Engineers who are electrically qualified to C&G Levels 2,3 or Parts 1 and 2 along with 17th/ 18th Edition IEE Regs
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build positive relationships

What you'll get in return

  • Development with a company offering long term stability 
  • A varied working environment
  • Continuous training and support
  • Excellent H&S support 

21 days per year paid leave plus public holidays,

Van, PPE, phone and tablet

Weekly paid to JIB rates

Qualified Electrician - Leamington Spa area

Domestic Electrician

Dodd group are looking for a qualified electrician -  Working on repair, maintenance and installation contracts for their Leamington Spa based contracts.

You will be joining a friendly and established team .

You will be a fully qualified electrician 

Qualified to 17th edition as a minimum

40 hours working week with 21 days per year annual leave

Excellent rates of pay in line with current JIB agreement

Ongoing training

Asbestos Awareness, Manual Handling and Working at Height training/ experience is an immediate advantage.

Qualifications and Skills

17th Edition (essential)

Benefits

21 days paid leave

weekly paid - with available overtime

Van and fuel card

PDA and phone

PPE supplied

Senior Bid Writer - Smethwick based

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Bid Writer to assist with / oversee and untimely manage the creation of bid proposal ensuring compliance with key Client requirements and highlighting company value propositions.  Based at our Smethwick office.

The Bid Writer Role:

· Responsibility for ensuring all necessary resources are provided to the team, the production of Bid Strategies, briefing the team

· Working with and alongside the Estimating Department

· Arranging tender submission document production and ensuring the appropriate members of the bid team answer queries from subcontractors/suppliers

· Undertaking comprehensive debriefs and chase feedback to improve tender and construction processes.

The Successful Bid Writer

The ideal candidate should be highly motivated, innovative; customer focused and with a ‘can do’ attitude.

· Excellent communications skills are a must, both verbal and written – the importance of being able to converse and liaise with all bid contributors is key and being able to ‘speak their language’ is vital to get the most from everyone, ensuring the bid is as good as it possibly can be.

· Highly capable individual, with a keen eye for detail, consistency and accuracy.

Summary of skills

· Preferably with previous experience of working in a bid team within a construction / M& E environment

· Excellent communicator

· A high attention to detail with excellent editing and proofing ability

· Highly motivated / Deadline driven

· Thrive in a busy environment

· Able to motivate a team / Proven bid team involvement

· Demonstrate effective bid writing skills

· Excellent literacy skills, with an extensive vocabulary

In return - we offer 21 days a year annual leave, (plus public holidays) increasing to 25 after 3 years salaried service. Private health insurance , Life cover,  competitive  salary and package -  negotiable - experience depending.


Stores person / Driver - Stockport / Manchester based

The Company:

Dodd Group was formed in 1947 in Shropshire and has remained a privately owned family business ever since. With an unrivalled reputation within the building services sector we offer a comprehensive electrical and mechanical design, installation and maintenance service across many sectors.

Due to continued expansion, we now require a Store man / Driver to assist at our growing Stockport Site. 

PLEASE NOTE -  EXCELLENT LOCAL AREA KNOWLEDGE OF THE IMMEDIATE AREA (Stockport / Manchester) IS ESSENTIAL FOR THIS POSITION

Your new role

  • Taking delivery of -  and managing the storage, stock control, picking, packing and issue of all stock items
  • Maintaining accurate records relating to stock control and delivery
  • Ensuring standards of service are met, undertaking visual and physical checks of stock items
  • Assist with collection, delivery and disposal of waste materials, redundant stock items etc
  • Overseeing the delivery of goods to any location and ensuring safe receipt

 General duties will include keeping stores area tidy and functional, overseeing the logistical delivery of goods to our sites around the Stockport / Manchester area and work in a customer focused environment and to comply with Health and Safety at work regulations.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Experience of Stores and or distribution practices
  • SCQF level 2 - stock control or equivalent
  • Sound geographical knowledge of Stockport and Manchester areas
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build positive relationships
  • Full driving licence

What you'll get in return

  • Development with a company offering long term stability 
  • A varied working environment
  • Continuous training and support
  • Excellent H&S support 

21 days per year paid leave plus public holidays

Weekly paid position, pension, company van and fuel card and full PPE supplied as required

Switchgear Service Technician- Stockport based

Due to recent expansion Dodd Group would like to employ a Switchgear Service Technician

 with experience in high & Low voltage maintenance & servicing to strengthen our busy Maintenance Department.

The Opportunity


This role offers a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious engineer to develop their skill set and work on a wide number of exciting projects.

This is an advanced-level technician position. The position requires the technical experience, understanding, knowledge and skills to inspect, survey, test, service, repair, retrofit and operate complex switchgear systems.

The position reports to the Contracts Manager and routinely interacts with customers and various employees within the company.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities - require a specific focus on proven process and procedure in order to:

· Troubleshoot operational failures of complex switchgear systems

· Install and test relays, breakers, buss bars, surge capacitors, neutral grounding resistors

· Test and inspect PT/CT’s

· Perform Hi-pot cable testing

· Perform primary and secondary injection breaker testing

· Perform Infrared inspection testing

· Work with other technicians on large projects

· Guide and train lower-level technicians

· Respond quickly to job site (24/7)

· Install and terminate LV Cabling

· Follow safety requirements, including proper use of protective equipment

· Safely drive a service vehicle

· Clearly, concisely document all work and repairs completed

Education and experience

High school diploma or GED certificate. Three plus years’ experience in electrical testing of switchgear systems

Skills and abilities

· Be personable and able to communicate with clients

· Carry out instructions given in written, oral or diagram form

· Problem-solve and make logical decisions

· Be self-motivated

· Ability to work independently without close supervision. 

T    This role comes with continued support and training, a company vehicle and fuel card, full PPE, 21 days annual leave plus public holidays and a competitive rate of pay.



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