Installation Electrician/Approved Electrician

Location:  Site based, travel across UK – working away 3-4 nights per week
Salary:  £32,000 – £35,000 per annum (excluding regular overtime)
Hours:  40 hours standard hours per week

About Star M&E Solutions

Part of Star Refrigeration Group which is the UK’s largest independent industrial refrigeration engineering company, founded in 1970, working with customers from design to commissioning and maintenance, supported by a nationwide branch structure. The company is comprised of six business units and currently has around 400 employees throughout the group.  We are Investors in People Platinum accredited employer and recognise the important role our employees play in our success, which is why they are at the heart of everything we do.  We aim to support and encourage our employees to pursue their interests and provide development opportunities to ensure they have rewarding and fulfilling careers.

The Role

We are looking for an Installation electrician/approved electrician to join their skilled team. The role is based around the core business of Industrial Refrigeration, on projects of varying size.
The successful applicant would be working alongside our experienced team – eventually moving on to look after projects themselves. Most projects are not based locally and therefore applicants would be expected to work away from home on a regular basis.

Responsibilities for this role includes:

  • Installation of industrial containment and cabling systems
  • Integration with control panels and controls systems
  • Testing and commissioning of installed equipment
  • Problem solving and fault finding
  • Meeting delivery deadlines and target programmes
  • The ability to work by yourself or as part of a team
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • Working nationally

The candidate:

  • JIB Card
  • Minimum 2 years ‘Out of Time’ experience
  • 18th Edition Qualified
  • Testing procedures
  • Industrial experience
  • Valid CSCS or similar
  • Full UK driving licence
  • IPAF
  • Controls experience
  • IT Skills


An excellent remuneration package is available including:

  • Annual leave: 33 days inclusive of bank holidays
  • Pension: 4% non-contributory pension with option to make additional voluntary contributions
  • Private Medical BUPA insurance available after 6 months of employment with additional family option
  • Permanent Health Insurance: generous long term illness cover equal to 50% of salary with continuation of company pension contributions
  • Life Assurance: 6 x annual salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme: 24/7 phone line offering practical support and access to counsellors
  • Star Share Ownership Plan: option to become a company shareholder through pre-tax saving scheme
If you would like the opportunity to join and develop within a growing team, we would love to hear from you.
To apply email your CV and covering letter to

Application process

  • Respond to this advert with a current CV and cover letter.
  • A selection of candidates will be shortlisted for interview where a suitable time and date will be organised.
  • We regret that due to the high volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge every application.
  • First stage interviews may be carried out remotely, via video call prior to a face to face interview
  • The successful candidate will be notified and a start date agreed.


Installation Electrician/Approved Electrician – Star M&E Solutions