Field Operations Site Supervisor / Technician

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Perth and Kinross
Categories: Construction, Engineering, Telecommunications, Trades and Technical, Electrical

Field Operations Site Supervisor / Technician

SSE Enterprise Telecoms             

Location: Perth

Salary: £33,029 plus excellent benefits

Are you interested in joining a company that has ambitions and investment to grow 10 times its current size? At SSE we recognise that our employees are one of our key assets and as a business we offer opportunities which enable flexibility and work/life balance.  If you’re interested in joining a company who invest in your future development then we could be the company for you!

We have brand new opportunities enabling you to work on one of the largest telecoms and data centre networks within the UK. Reporting to the Contracts Manager / Site Technician, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a variety of tasks predominately in the north of the UK working out of the one of our key offices, for both internal and external clients.

We are currently operating 13,700km of private telecoms network with an estate of 70 data centres. Imagine the magnitude of change and growth you could be part of and influence!

The ideal candidate will:

  • Promote SSE core safety values at all times
  • Embrace new and exciting technologies which SSE Enterprise Telecoms bring to the market place
  • Be a positive team member and have a flexible approach to work
  • Be part of an emergency reactive team responding to and managing issues and faults across the country on a rolling rota basis

So what would we need from you? As well as Sub-station entry experience and a full driving licence we’d look for:

  • Qualified NRSWA Supervisor
  • Qualified to SMSTS or equivalent
  • Reporting to the Contracts Manager, you will be required to undertake a variety of tasks for clients throughout the UK, adhering to and promoting the company’s core safety values at all times.
  • This will include the supervision of sub-contractors during excavation activities as well as optical fibre cable installation, termination and testing. You will assist the Contracts Manager / Technician in preparing costs and quotations and surveying on site.
  • Your main day to day focus will be ensuring on site safety standards and installation quality of our sub-contractors are maintained at all times whilst adhering to the “New Roads and Street Works Act” (NRSAWA) and the current CDM regulation. This will include but not limited representing SSE Enterprise Telecoms as the “principle contractor.”
  • We’re looking for someone who can write and receive work packages, safety documentation and relevant drawings to allow the person to undertake the various tasks to the completion of the project.
  • You will be able to demonstrate detailed working knowledge of telecoms civils duct installation practices and have knowledge of fibre optic systems and installation.  Ideally you will have knowledge of street works noticing and permits and HSG47. 
  • As a confident communicator, you will liaise with clients, sub-contractors and suppliers as required and have the confidence, experience and knowledge to solve day to day on site issues within the scope of the project. 
  • You will demonstrate the ability to use a PC and tablet to receive / send e mails, photos and drawings.
  • You will work independently and as part of a team to carry out on site daily risk assessments, site inductions, vehicle and plant check sheets, HAVS, assist with the completion of construction phase plans, site audits and tool box talks.

What we will give you in return:- 

  • Competitive salary
  • Career Progression
  • Great Colleagues
  • Generous Leave Entitlement with options to purchase 10 days extra
  • Discounted energy, phone and broadband plus others

What’s not to like - if this sounds like you and you want to be part of our inclusive culture – we really want to hear from you!

Closing Date for applications is Friday 25th August

This post is open to internal and external candidates. As a courtesy, please inform your line manager prior to submitting an application for this role. The successful candidate may be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process if their vetting level changes. This includes a basic criminal record check.

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