Highway Lighting Electrician

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Location: Swindon

Salary: £25,444.92

Permanent | Full Time 37 Hours a week

Part of the SSE group, SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK’s leading Lighting Services contractors delivering a service ranging from new installations to removing and replacing existing stock. To continue meeting all contractual obligations and to ensure all agreed works are undertaken and completed on time, we are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking Jointers mate / trainee Jointer to join our team.

To be successful in this role, you should be able to work as part of a team and individually. You should have excellent communication and organisational skills; good knowledge of the local road network and layout would be advantageous.

The role involves working on Street Lighting and other highway apparatus, you will work outdoors and at height and have responsibility for operating a mobile elevated working platform.

You will be responsible for the installation and maintenance of highway lighting apparatus including street lighting furniture, Columns, sign post, brackets, lantern & signs.
You will also undertake fault diagnosis and repair of faulty lighting columns, lantern replacement, Lamp Clean and Change, Painting, and periodic testing.

Skills and Experience Required: 

Experience of working on the highway in the electrical industry would be desirable, in addition, you must have obtained a pass in the City & Guilds 2360 Parts 1 and 2 or NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Installation.

A full UK driving licence with the ability to drive over 3.5 tonne and up to 7.5 tonne is also desirable.

MEWP Category 1B certificate would be advantageous, however training will be provided.

As this appointment forms part of our growth plans, flexibility and willingness to travel is a requirement. You may also be required to work across the whole of the Cotswold area.

Our Benefits

With more than 22,000 employees working over 242 locations, we strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, you’ll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You’ll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 33 days (inclusive of public holidays), with the option to buy up to 10 extra days. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our “Be the Difference” scheme.

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: 25th September 2019

This vacancy is open to internal and external applicants. If you are internal, please inform your line manager prior to applying.

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