Electrical Site Agent
Galliford Try
Northumberland- GB
14d ago


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We prefer to hire directly, but we do have an approved supplier list for when we’d like a helping hand. We’ll be in touch if we need you.

We are looking for an Electrical Site Agent to work from our Northumberland Depot on a 9 month Fixed Term Contract as part of our Street Lighting Team.

Role Overview :

To support the electrical work, the checking and inspection of ongoing column installations, but mainly to assist with the management and delivery of a 13,000no lantern replacement / renewal works having to be done over a 6-8 month period.

Key Responsibilities :

  • You will be responsible for the installation, repair and maintenance of street lighting equipment and associated highway furniture across Northumberland and surrounding areas
  • Assisting contractors and staff with issues, problems and provide cost effective solutions
  • Managing client expectations and can deliver and represent GT at meetings as required
  • Assist Customer Care Manager with relevant information and can transfer technical descriptions, issues and solutions into a non-
  • technical format for the passing on or presentation of information until complaint is resolved

  • Be realistic in providing timescales to satisfy Customer Complaints and provide where necessary reports to Project Manager
  • Assist with and understand job pack preparation and contents and give clear instructions to Subcontractor as required
  • Prepare and deliver tool box talks, inductions as necessary
  • Undertake site inspections
  • Experience and Qualifications :

  • Extensive street lighting knowledge gained on a PFI or similar street lighting contract
  • Over 10 years’ experience of working with contractors on street lighting contracts as a supervisor or team manager leading to a Performance Manager role
  • Health and Safety background including preferably IOSH , SMSTS but not essential
  • Knowledge of utility connections, service details, cable identification, column and lantern types
  • IPAF holder
  • Clean driving license
  • HEA AO qualification preferred
  • HEA / CSCS card holder (Manual Handling , First Aid, G39 minimum)
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office programmes
  • Budgetary awareness
  • Full NRSWA qualified
  • In Return :

    We offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast-paced environment where each day brings new challenges.

    We also offer a competitive salary and benefits package and we will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements .

    With an ambitious strategy, we’re poised for further growth and success, so if you’re committed, talented and enthusiastic, Galliford Try is the right place for you.

    About us :

    We are one of the UK’s leading housebuilding and construction groups. For 100 years, Galliford Try has helped to shape the world around us and today we are at the forefront of the construction industry with approximately 5,500 employees working on a huge range of housebuilding and construction projects.

    As a FTSE 250 listed UK business, our focus is on delivering first class business solutions and building long-term relationships with our customers, employees, supply chain and communities we work in.

    Our involvement in some of the UK's most high profile and innovative projects ensures our employees benefit from unrivalled opportunities and career progression.

    Construction Division :

    As a major UK contractor our Construction Division has a diversified workload in the public, regulated and private sectors.

    The Division boasts a strong reputation for providing whole-life solutions, high standards of project delivery, and an ability to innovate.

    It predominately operates under either the Galliford Try or the Morrison Construction brands, and is organised into five key segments : Building, Infrastructure, Facilities Management, Investments and Integrated Solutions.

    Infrastructure :

    Operating under Galliford Try in England and Wales and Morrison Construction in Scotland, we are a leading contractor on infrastructure projects in the public and regulated sectors.

    From highways and rail to renewable energy and water, delivering a specialist capability from concept and design through to project implementation and maintenance.

    Infrastructure Highways Sector :

    The Highways sector for GallifordTry focuses on highways related capital and maintenance works within England and Wales.

    It is responsible for delivering Frameworks and projects between £10 and £100m in value and targets key customers such as Highways England, Welsh Government and selected Local Authorities.

    This successful growing sector is set to deliver £90m of project and frameworks this year with ambitious plans to grow over the next 3 years building on recent successes such as the Midland Highways Alliance, Northumberland Street Lighting and Highways England’s, Smart Motorway Programme.

    Be part of a successful team where opportunities to develop career will be available through the growth of the sector.

    Galliford Try is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community

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