Location
    Oxfordshire
    Date

    SSE PLC

    We are looking for Cable jointers to join our team!

    Base Location:
    Poole, New Forest, Yeovil, Salisbury, Hampshire, West London, Slough, Reading, Swindon, Melksham or Oxford

    Salary: Circa £50k OTE

    Base salary: £31,339 – £35,892 + overtime & standby payments.

    What we provide:

    • The opportunity to be productive straight away.
    • All tools and PPE required for the role.
    • Access to a company vehicle.
    • A skills-based pay matrix so your salary increases as you develop your skills.
    • Opportunity to earn overtime.
    • Career stability within a sustainable industry with on-going progression opportunities.
    • On joining you will also have access to range of other benefits to support your family, finances, and wellbeing.

    Working Pattern:
    Permanent Full Time

    Our teams are growing whilst also achieving great results, and you could be part of this exciting and challenging business that provides job security and the opportunity to develop.

    SSEN are currently looking for experienced Cable Jointers to join our Southern Electric Power Distribution team.

    A Cable Jointer is at the heart of our network, helping us to power change. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidates to develop an exciting career and further authorisation within SSE.

    The role will include:

    • Working on our HV & LV Network, carrying out jointing, cabling and excavation work on a pre-planned and quick response basis
    • Being responsible for the safety of yourself and colleagues, and acting as an ambassador for a strong safety culture in everything you do.
    • This role can be demanding, and you’ll also be required to respond quickly to any emergency situations that may arise as we want to provide the best possible service to our customers in their time of need.
    • Working outdoors in all weather conditions with a requirement to undertake out of hours standby duties and short notice attendance for storm situations.
    • Acting as a strong ambassador for SSE Power Distribution, providing excellent customer service at all times.

    What do I need?

    To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

    • DNO Industry in UK or overseas with a recognised cable jointing qualification in either LV, HV, 11kV or 33kV from a recognised training school, along with a proven track record in construction, repair and operation of electrical plant and equipment up to 11kV on DNO networks and should have a sound HV and LV electrical knowledge.
    • A flexible approach to complete out of hours stand-by duties and attend short notice work in the event of severe weather.
    • A high regard for safety, embedding yourself in our safety culture and adhering to guidelines in everything you do is a key priority, strong communication skills and an ability to convey technical aspects in a transferable manner, enthusiasm and drive with a flexible approach to work and an ability to adapt to changing business and project priorities.
    • Carrying out excavation of joint holes with hand tools and using a mini excavator, for which training can be provided should it be required.
    • It is an essential requirement you have a full UK driving licence.