Hiab Driver/Operator
SSE
Bristol, England
2d ago

Location : Bristol

Salary : £11.23 per hour plus excellent Benefits Package

Our Role :

SSE is a FTSE 100 Company and one of the largest and most diverse energy companies in the UK, with around 10 million customers across our various brands.

We operate the largest Street Lighting Contracting business in the UK, maintaining in excess of 1 million lighting units and associated cable works for various clients including Councils, Developers and the Highway Authority Motorway and Trunk Road works.

Due to an increase in workload we currently have a fantastic new opportunity for a HIAB Installation Operative to join the team based in Severnside.

In this role, you will work as part of a team undertaking the installation, maintenance and routine work for a full range of highway lighting apparatus including street lighting columns, lanterns, brackets, poles and signs.

This is a physically demanding role which will involve you working outdoors and on public highways, you will also hold responsibility for operating mobile elevated works.

Skills and Experience :

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 and a good knowledge of the local road network and layout would be advantageous.

You must be able to drive over 3.5 tonne vehicles and an HGV licence is preferred as use of a HIAB will be involved. Previous experience of the Street Lighting industry -

operating machinery, working on the highway as well as a full understanding of utility drawings and the dangers of damaging underground services is essential.

A Jointers or Jointers mate qualification under NERS is also beneficial. Safety is our number one priority and you must be confident to act on your own initiative in all situations.

Candidates with CAT and Genny operation training or experience of working in the vicinity of electrical services G39 regs will be given preference.

Flexibility will be required for this role, as you may be required to form part of a call out rota to attend to emergencies outside of normal working hours as required.

This opportunity provides scope for excellent career development within a fast-moving and exciting industry. Corporate clothing and company transport will be provided, where appropriate.

Our Company

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies : Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK's largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product / service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.

Our Benefits

  • We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;
  • Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)
  • Great share plans
  • Group Pension Plan
  • One day paid volunteering
  • Tailored internal development opportunities
  • Next Steps

    Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long.

    For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.

    Closing date for applications is : 2 8th July 2019

    This role is open to internal and external applicants. If you are internal please inform your line manager before submitting your application.

    If you are successful we'll conduct some background checks.

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