6 factors to consider when hiring an electrical conductor

March 1, 2019

6 factors to consider when hiring an electrical conductor

Electrical services on commercial sector should only be offered by professional electricians. Wiring and other installations are not services that can just be undertaken by inexperienced individual or company hoping that installation will turn out just okay. Planning and the implementation of the whole project require the expertise of electrical contractors that have been doing these types of jobs for several years. In this article, we will explore the main factors that you should consider when choosing an electrical contractors.

1. Experience and expertise.

It is critical you check for how long the company has been operating. The best electrical companies will have several years of experience and proven expertise.

2. Ask for their license and ask them about their insurance documents.

This is a critical factor that you need to consider it shows the firm is recognised and insured, thus in case there were damages they would be covered by insurance company.

3. Inquire regarding the training and seminars that the electricians have undergone.

It is imperative that the employees of the firms have the right technical skills to offer professional services. Often the best companies will have internal  experts who have proven track record. They will also be part of a recognised governing body, i.e. NICEIC.

Certain contractors will get labourers from other companies if they lack workers. It is best to ask them for the license of all of the electricians and their line of expertise.

4. The companies reputation

The reputation of the company will help you in making the right decision, the company offering the best services will have a good reputation and this will give you a good indication of the service quality.

5. The company’s safety and precaution policy

The most vital thing when considering contractors is checking their safety program. Check if they have excellent safety programs for their clients and even with their electricians. A reliable and professional electrical service company would never allow their personnel to work without any safety gear.

6. The fee charged

Before reaching the final decision of hiring commercial electric company, it would be best to get a quotation and do bidding, especially for large-scale projects. Provide the scope of work that needs to be done, interview the contractors separately and then use the information to draft the final scope of the work. Make sure that at least 3 electrical companies will bid on the project for better results and for possible discounts.

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