External Metering Operative

  • Job Reference: AM16565
  • Date Posted: 16 September 2020
  • Employer: Amey
  • Location: Oldham, Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £18,200 to £19,200
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

About Amey

We're committed to creating better places for everyone. We take pride in making a difference, but also in being the difference: for the communities we serve, whatever the challenge, whatever the weather. By designing and consulting, building and maintaining, managing and investing in our country's services and infrastructures we create better places to live, work and travel. As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You're surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your well being. There'll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You'll be stretched but always supported. To bring out the better in you. To shine as a better team player or self starter. To help you commit to better each day, delivering whatever steps it takes, great or small, to create better places for everyone. We believe that we are what we do. It's more than just wanting to do better. At Amey we're proud to be the better

What is the purpose of this role?
The External Metering Operative will ensure that operations are carried out on time, to specification and to Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental legal requirements, standards and current best practice.

What will this role involve?
Contract Requirements: - Complete productivity targets set for each gang - Ensure works programs are met-drive production without compromising safety or quality - Operate company systems and procedures - Maintain compliance with works, Red book, App usage, PDA's, NRSWA - Complete all mandatory requirements for photographic evidence of job progress and all other instances stipulated by UU - Report all issues with PDA to Support Analyst - Ensure Exova and UU audit regime is compliant - Communicate to Streetworks team around all job on and off site times - Ensure all work completed is to the desired quality set out in the contract and to Amey Standards - Effectively reacting and communicating any changes in work activities external parties - Participate in 1-2-1's with supervisors and provide feedback if required and co-operation in performance plans - Liaise with client (UU) and customers to deliver excellent customer service - Liaise with supervisor to ensure operatives' workload is planned in the most efficient and effective manner Health and Safety: - Promote and drive a positive health and safety culture in line with Target Zero - Ensure all PPE is worn at all times - Ensure all work on site is carried out safely and minimize the impact on the environment - Receive toolbox talks, safety alerts and any other briefings when necessary, ensuring you fully understand the content - Proactively report hazards and close calls - Ensure all accidents, incidents and unsafe acts are reported and escalated as required on the contract in a timely manner - Co-operate on matters of health and safety and to observe all health and safety rules and working practices. - Make suggestions for improvement on health and safety matters - Maintain the company's Health and Safety policy by following the Safe Systems of Work at all times - Ensure adherence and compliance with lone worker policies / procedures - Ensure all accidents, incidents and unsafe acts are reported and escalated as required on the contract in a timely manner Business: - Ensure all personal administration (e.g. timesheets, holiday forms, expenses forms) are complete, accurate, reconciled and authorised in a timely fashion - Contribute to Contract Improvement Group, through direct representation or communicating with representatives - Actively promote company aims, objectives and values - Adhere strictly to all AMEY company policies

What are we looking for?
- Knowledge of External metering - A Good understanding of operation activities and trade skill - Experience in a similar role and environment - Excellent communication skills at all levels - Excellent time management - Proactive and Reactive attitude depending on the situation - Customer focused - Client focused - Flexible and can do attitude - A drive to move forward and bring betterment in all that is done