Position: Highway Electrician
Salary: Up to GBP13.19 per hour
Ref: 523390_1582044502
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 18/02/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Leeds (Swillington)

Salary: £13.19 p/h plus benefits

Working Pattern: Full time | 37 hours per week | Permanent

About the Department

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.

What is the Role?

SSE operates the largest Street Lighting Contracting business in the UK, maintaining in excess of 1 million lighting units and street furniture. Due to an increase in current workload we are looking to recruit a fully qualified electrician to join our Street Lighting team in Leeds.

In this role you'll be involved in the installation of a range of street and highway lighting apparatus and all related maintenance works, including full electrical testing, disconnecting, repairing and/or replacing old/faulty equipment and recording all necessary paperwork.

What Do I Need? 

To be successful, you'll have completed your Electrical Apprenticeship and will have achieved an NVQ Level 3 (or approved equivalent) in installation and/or servicing/maintenance work or will have obtained a pass in the City and Guilds 2360 Parts 1 and 2 or 2351 or 2330 levels 2 and 3 (or approved equivalent).

You'll be qualified to Assessment and Measurement 2 (AM2) and have a good working knowledge of the 18th Edition: 2008 Wiring Regulations. City and Guilds 2391 or equivalent is essential, as would be IPAF / PASMA and G39.

In addition, you'll have a thorough working knowledge of Industry Codes of Practice, relevant British Standards and Construction Industry Safety Regulations and have obtained Achievement Measurement 2. A full working knowledge of electrical safe systems of work is critical to deliver a safe working environment where you'll be responsible for a delivering a permit to work system.

A full UK driving licence is vital for this role a HGV license would also be desirable as well as a passion for safety and the ability to work well in a team as well as independently, the role involves travelling within the Northern region.

Our Benefits 

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary and incentive scheme, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?   

Next Steps

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

This vacancy is open to both internal and external candidates. The successful candidate may be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process if their vetting level changes. This includes a basic criminal records check.

About SSE 

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'. 

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.