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Cable jointer - LV/11KV/33KV

Division/Department:
Operations
Salary + Benefits:
Competitive dependent on experience
Reports to:
Operations Manager
Position Type:
Permanent/Full Time

To carry out electrical underground works which range from the connection of new supplies, diversion and alterations to locating and repairing faults. The role will require the completion of daily tasks to a high quality and in a safe manner; to communicate feedback on the progress on jobs and any delays to the Project Managers and Operations Manager. The candidate will be both office-based and on site and needs to have the ability to assist with jointing tasks in accordance with the business’ needs. Attention to detail in completing audits, reports and forecasting works is important, as well as proven leadership skills.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Connect LV / HV up to 33KV *
  • Deliver the job to time and guaranteed service levels
  • Carry out risk assessments and maintain safe working practices
  • Represent the Company in a professional manner   
  • Ensure completion of projects to agreed specifications and timescales
  • Work safely at all times and ensure safety of others working around them
  • Comply with the requirements of Dragon Infrastructure Solutions (DIS) NERS Health and Safety, quality and environmental policies and procedures
  • Report all accidents, incidents and near misses
  • Complete weekly timesheets and all necessary paperwork for submission every Monday
  • Ensure that all NERS work is undertaken in line with NERS operational procedures and method statements
  • Notify the line manager in advance of, and understand, any variations in the design
  • Accept delivery of plant and materials and check inspection, calibration and conformity certification
  • Responsible for the efficient use of materials and Company property
  • Ensure personnel under control fully understand and adhere to their job requirements
  • Take responsibility for the Company vehicle, including keeping it clean tidy and in good working order and reporting any damage to line manager immediately
  • Maintain tools and equipment in good working order
  • Record accurately details of work undertaken

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum 3 years’ DNO background or experience of working with IDNO / ICP
  • Proven 5 years’ experience as a trained qualified jointer
  • CSCS / ECS / SHEA Electric or equivalent
  • Electrical knowledge
  • Physically fit
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Good communication skills - verbal and written
  • Health and safety awareness
  • Good team player
  • Ability to follow and complete instructions

Desirable Criteria:

  • Current authorisations on DNO networks
  • SSSTS / IOSH
  • HV LOVINK jointing 11kV, PCIAS, PILCSWA
  • City & Guilds level 2 in electro mechanical engineering, specialising in supply & distribution
  • Level 2 ONC Electrical Engineering Qualifications (or equivalent)
  • Emergency First Aid
  • PASMA
  • Towing license with B+E category
  • NRSWA Operative / Supervisor
Hours of Work:
40 hours per week (you may be required to work any necessary additional hours for the proper performance of your duties and in accordance with the needs of the business)
Benefits:
25 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays
Enhanced pension scheme
Health care plan
Bonus scheme
Life assurance
Excellent opportunities to develop a career within a growing company

Please download and complete the Application Form and return it to Leslie Jaeger at ljaeger@dragonis.net Please include a covering letter with your salary expectations and explaining why you think this is the job for you and which qualities you have that will benefit Dragon IS.

Applications will not be considered without a covering letter.

Download Application Form