Highway Lighting Operative (Hiab Operator)

  • Job Reference: 524773
  • Date Posted: 18 November 2020
  • Employer: SSE PLC
  • Website: https://sse.com/careers/
  • Location: Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £22,360
  • Sector: Construction, Engineering, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Base Location: Cotswold, Oxford, Swindon and Reading

Salary: £22,360 + Travel and overtime

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

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, 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 and working on the highway, the role including operating plant and machinery, use of a HIAB will be involved, a current Street works qualification card (NRSWA) 211- Slinger / Signaller and 302.1 Temporary traffic management would be desirable, However training can be provided if required.

A HGV class 2 licence is required for this role.

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

Well let you know the outcome of your job application after the closing date. To discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch

This vacancy is open to both internal and external candidates. The successful candidate may be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process if their vetting level changes. 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.