Who we are

Who we are

Power Testing are leading specialists in electrical engineering and maintenance of LV & HV power systems. We are committed to delivering on our promise of providing our customers with the highest quality work at value for money on each and every project, with safety at the forefront of our minds at all times. With over 50 years in the industry, our expertise is trusted and depended upon by global blue-chip organisations, utility companies and facilities groups amongst many others.

We provide a complete range of services, from installation and maintenance of new assets to testing, commissioning, outage prevention and electrical emergency services. Whether you work with high or low voltage power systems, require maintenance works or a full installation project, in the UK or abroad, contact us to discuss how we can start working together.

Why Power Testing?

Quite simply, we believe our company values are industry-leading, ensuring value for money and an excellent working relationship with any size client.

Safety First

Our organisational culture is based on safety by consistently promoting and following our internal “Speak Up” and “WorkSafe” policies. This encourages staff to discuss any safety issues they may see without the fear of repercussions.

Our WorkSafe principles help us stay focused on remaining safe at all times:

  • All jobs are done safely, no matter how urgent or small they are.
  • Each of us has a personal responsibility for our safety and that of those around us.
  • We must ensure we routinely and visibly put people to work safely.
  • Each of us will take responsibility to spot, report and deal appropriately with hazards when and where we see them.

These principles have ensured our excellent safety record and we are proud to be OHSAS 18001 Certified (occupational health and safety management).

Our Purpose

‘To ensure a safe and secure future for our people by delivering the best electrical solutions to our customers.’

Our People

Our people are our success. Power Testing Ltd is a family-run business, trading successfully in the electrical engineering and maintenance industry since 1966. We employ around 60 staff, over a dozen of whom have more than 20 years’ service. Several employees are the 2nd generation to work with us and are on first-name terms with our many regular clients. As well as long-standing staff members, we also have other electrical engineers who have extensive experience working in utilities companies and private networks.

We invest heavily in our people, with both internal and external training to ensure their skills, knowledge and understanding are all up to date and of the highest level. From committing to all staff being First Aid and IOSH trained to an internal mentoring programme, continuous professional development is one of Power Testing’s main values. This has led to an interested, diverse and highly skilled work force who love a challenge.

Keeping a loyal, experienced and engaged work force of this size has produced a lean, responsive SME (small medium enterprise) able to adapt quickly to the changing needs of our customers, from small businesses to international, blue chip electrical companies.

Our Expertise

Our expertise is trusted and depended upon by global blue-chip clients  and smaller businesses alike. We specialise in LV & HV electrical engineering, including:

  • Electrical maintenance
  • Electrical power installation
  • Electrical testing and inspection
  • Pre-commissioning & commissioning
  • Power outage prevention
  • Immediate reactive electrical emergency services, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Reduction of costs through asset maintenance and repair programmes rather than premature replacement
  • Full turn-key projects

(Please see What We Do and Case Studies for more detail)

Our Client Focus

We have built our reputation and subsequent long-lasting client relationships by continuously delivering service excellence cost effectively, on time and within budget, whilst being responsive to our clients’ needs. Communication channels are always open and we actively undertake customer satisfaction surveys on a monthly basis to ensure we are delivering optimum service. We are extremely proud that our current 2016/17 customer satisfaction rating sits at 98%.

Our approach is to understand our clients’ needs and provide expert support and solutions at a competitive price with safety at the forefront of our minds. Our superb client care, expertise and adaptability have led to the opening of new offices in both Manchester and Abu Dhabi (UAE).

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