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Vacancy title
HERS Officer
Business unit
Leeds, United Kingdom
Closing date

Are you looking for a change of direction?  Do you want to help others with your knowledge of highways electrical operations? We have a great opportunity for a HERS (Highway Electrical Registration Scheme) Officer.  This will be a field-based role and requires nationwide travel to various sites.

What you will do 

Reporting to the Learning & Development Manager, the role of the HERS Officer will be to support the NHSS 8 competency management by evidence gathering for HERS portfolios and CBQ-NVQ portfolios.  This role will also audit the portfolios highlighting gaps in mandatory requirements and working with Operatives to close those gaps. 

The key responsibilities will include undertaking the role of ECS Test Invigilator, HERS Qualified Supervisor, and Authorising Officer as an expert witness for CBQ-NVQ evidence gathering.  

What we are looking for 

In order to fulfill the role successfully the following are some of the key skills and experience required: 

  • Comprehensive experience of a variety of highways electrical operations
  • HERS Qualified Supervisor qualification (desirable)
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • Good communication skills
  • Efficient time management skills
  • The ability to work unsupervised
  • Full driving Licence
  • Right to work in the UK

Your Benefit

As well as providing a competitive salary and benefits package, Swarco UK and Ireland actively runs employee opinion surveys as part of our drive to provide a comfortable and supportive working environment. We will support your development and you will also receive:

  • 25 days holiday rising to 28 days (plus bank holidays), plus the option to buy an agreed number of days
  • Your Birthday off
  • Car Allowance
  • Perkbox - employee benefits portal
  • Generous employer pension contributions
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life assurance up to 6x salary


Please apply by clicking on the apply button

Applications are shortlisted on a rolling basis, and we reserve the right to interview and appoint before any advertised closing date. We therefore, encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment. Applications received after the closing date will not be processed.

We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK, therefore successful candidates must have the right to work in the UK by the start of their employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our PSL, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers. If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you.