Cable Jointer

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, ENG
  • Apr 24, 2021
Engineering Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Base Location: Melksham

Salary:£26,120 - £34,500 depending on experience

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours

About the Department

Operations are responsible for keeping the lights on; we are at the front line on the Network. If we find a fault, it is our responsibility to respond to the fault, and dispatch our skilled teams to fix it as quickly as possible. We work in all hours, and through all weathers, ensuring our customers are never without power.

What is the Role?

Due to our continued growth, we are looking for experienced LV & HV Cable Jointers to join our Distribution business. As part of this role, you will be working on HV & LV Network, carrying out jointing and cabling work for supply restoration on a pre-planned and quick response basis. As you will be working unsupervised in this role you should have a high regard for safety at all times, ensuring you adhere to all Electrical & Safety Safe Systems of work & procedures. You will also act as strong ambassador for SSE Power Distribution providing excellent customer service at all times.

You will also have the ability to identify and implement innovative and effective business improvements.

What do I need?

To be successful in this role you will have a proven track record in construction, repair and operation of electrical plant and equipment up to 11kV and should have a sound HV and LV electrical knowledge. In line with our key company values you will need a good understanding of sustainability and health and safety.

You should also have good communication skills, both technical and non technical, be adaptable, self motivated and flexible. A clean driving licence is essential as you will be required to travel and work in different locations. You also need to be flexible to carry out stand-by duties and attend short notice work in the event of severe weather.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Click here to find out what else is on offer.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online. To discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with [email protected] or on 01738 340 128. We'll let you know the outcome of your job application after the closing date.

The successful candidate will be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process. This includes a basic criminal records check.

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.