Highway Lighting Operative (Hiab Operator)

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, ENG
  • Oct 16, 2020
Engineering Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Base Location: Cotswold, Oxford, Swindon and Reading

Salary:£22,630 plus overtime and travel

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours per week

About the Department

SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK's largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.

What is the Role?

You'll be working as part of a team undertaking the installation, maintenance and routine work for a full range of highway lighting apparatus including street lighting columns, lanterns, brackets, poles and signs across Oxford and the Cotswold area. This is a physically demanding role which will involve you working outdoors and on public highways, where you'll also hold responsibility for operating a HIAB.

What Do I Need?

To be successful in this role you'll preferably have experience of the Street Lighting industry, including operating machinery, working on the highway as well as being able to drive over 3.5 tonne vehicles and have a HGV licence as use of a HIAB will be involved, hold an in date CPC and a current Street works qualification card (NRSWA) 211- Slinger / Signaller 302.1 Temporary traffic management would be desirable

As safety is our number one priority and you must be confident to act on your own initiative in all situations. Therefore, we would also be keen to hear from candidates with CAT and Genny operation training or experience of working in the vicinity of electrical services G39 regs.

Finally, flexibility will be required for this role, as you may be required to form part of a call out rota to attend to emergencies outside of normal working hours as required. There is also an opportunity to earn incentive.

Our Benefits

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Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require to submit your application please get in touch with [email protected] We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

Please be aware if you are successful, you will be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all 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.