Street Lighting Electrician

  • Job Reference: AMGA00547
  • Date Posted: 9 February 2021
  • Employer: Amey
  • Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • 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 wellbeing. 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?

To replace all the existing street lights across the Bradford district with Smart LEDs, controlled remotely through a CMS network. Works will involve safe disconnection of old equipment and the fitting, connection and testing of new lanterns and all associated wiring. Install cables, cut outs and interchangeable electronic components.

What will this role involve?

Working in a team of two with responsibility for one operative Install all new electrical equipment conforming to HEA and IEE 17th Edition wiring regulations Carry out electrical inspection tests and install electrical equipment Make off SWA/PVC insulated cable Record test results using hand held computer Commissioning of new lighting columns/bollards/lit signs Take part in out of hours services on a planned basis Other maintenance tasks as required Provide support to other Amey contracts where necessary Responsibility for the security of plant, tools and materials Responsible for the safe use of vehicles Responsibility for wearing all PPE Responsible for own health and safety and that of the public Responsible for achieving team performance targets The work is carried out outdoors hence you will be working in an environment of varying weather conditions and temperatures The post holder will attend all training deemed appropriate, which may require occasional overnight stays, and will be expected to attend regular tool box talks.

What are we looking for?

Driving Licence (C/C1 Driving Licence desirable) City & Guilds Part 2 or equivalent in Electrical Installation works City & Guilds 2391 Electrical Inspection and Testing desirable Able to work at heights of up to 12 metres in MEWP 18th Edition wiring regs desirable Certification for Electrical testing HEA Competency Portfolio Good all round street lighting knowledge Manual work involving an element of hand excavation Experience of street lighting installations and associated maintenance desirable Excellent communication skills (verbal/written) Technical competencies Emergency First Aid at Work HEA 302 - Signing, Lighting and Guarding Fire Extinguishers Environmental Awareness Banksman Slinger Abrasive Wheels ECS Health & Safety Test IPAF Use and Inspection of Harness CAT Scanner IPAF Vehicle Mounted Platform to 26m

What makes this role unique?

You will help to deliver the Smart Street Lighting project across the Bradford district, comprising around 56,000 LED street lights and associated CMS network.

You will work with minimal supervision and will be responsible for achieving your own performance targets.