Cable Jointing Trainer

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, ENG
  • Jan 7, 2022
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

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About the Role

Base Location: Thatcham

Salary:£36,836 - £48,648 depending on previous experience and skills + 10% skills allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time

SSE are looking for a Cable Jointing Trainer, in this role you will support and guide trainees and apprentices with their practical skills and trade test assessments for the full range of Cable Jointing competencies.

The main responsibilities for this role will include;

- Providing theoretical knowledge as well as Operational Authorisation Rules and the provision of demonstrations and guidance to trainees in best practice jointing techniques.

- Preparing and developing training programmes will play a vital part of your role to ensure that all learning needs are met in a safe working environment.

- Training and assessing experienced Cable Jointers as part of their refresher courses and reassessment courses.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have;

- Excellent communication skills, both face to face and in writing will be pivotal to your success in this role as is the ability to build strong professional working relationships with a wide variety of colleagues at varying levels of development and professionalism.

- You must be highly organised with the ability to meet deadlines to allow you to plan and deliver the required training materials in a timely and proficient manner.

- Previous coaching/teaching/assessment experience in a similar environment would be beneficial, however full training will be given to candidates who hold the relevant technical skills and can evidence the right potential to become a successful Trainer.

- You must have current HV and LV jointing experience and should preferably hold or have held a DNO authorisation to support this. 

- Qualifications to instruct and assess are a requirement of the role, however training will be provided (Level 3 Award in Education and Training and TAQA Assessor Qualification or equivalent) to a suitable candidate for development.

About our Business

SSE Human Resources is made up of several operational and specialist teams who strive to help the business to design, develop and deliver their people strategies. We partner with the business to provide expert advice on all people matters, enabling them to get the best out of their teams and equip them to meet the changing demands of our business now, and in the future.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact / 01738 275615.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.