Full Time
EXPIRES 16 Jun, 2022

Job Location

Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown


The Electrician will be required to Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. May install or service street lights, ICT Cabling to systems, Split Air-Conditioning Systems or electrical control systems. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes.



  • Valid Electricians license
  • Five (5) subjects at CXC Inclusive of English
  • Electrical Installation Certification from a recognized Technical Institute

Experience:   At least five (5) years’ experience in a similar position.


  1. Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
  2. Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
  3. Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.
  4. Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
  5. Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.
  6. Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
  7. Maintain current electrician's license or identification card to meet governmental regulations.
  8. Use a variety of tools and equipment such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment including oscilloscopes, ammeters, and test lamps.
  9. Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, such as motors.
  10. Repair or replace wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
  11. Work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.
  12. Place conduit (pipes or tubing) inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes
  13. Construct and fabricate parts, using hand tools and specifications.
  14. Fasten small metal or plastic boxes to walls to house electrical switches or outlets.
  15. Perform physically demanding tasks, such as digging trenches to lay conduit and moving and lifting heavy objects.
  16. Provide preliminary sketches and cost estimates for materials and services.
  17. Provide assistance during emergencies by operating floodlights and generators, placing flares, and driving needed vehicles.
  18. Ability to work flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays  
  19. Communicate requests to management.
  20. Follow all Giftland Operational Procedures and Policies.
  21. Any other tasks as assigned from time to time by any manager.


Salaries and Benefits are based on Giftland existing salary scheme, and benefits are in accordance with the laws of Guyana and the policies of Giftland. These are all provided for in the Contract of employment.

Apply now

Interested applicants can email their application to:

The Human Resources Manager

Giftland Group of Companies

Pattensen, Turkeyen

Greater Georgetown

Email: recruitment@giftlandofficemax.com

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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Giftland Office Max

Giftland Office Max


Giftland OfficeMax is the leading Department Store in Guyana with over fifteen individual Departments. Our daily operation is represented by over 190 employees. Giftland is committed to excellence through providing exceptional customer service, competitive prices and a wide variety of quality products. In 2015, Giftland opened a Mall which features over 140 different concessions including the largest Sports, Electronics, Stationery & Office Supplies stores in Guyana and the Caribbean. There are 8 Multiplex Theatre, Video Arcades, Beauty Salons, Health & Nutrition Stores, Barber Shops, a Jewelry Store, ATMs and many more amenities.
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