Position: Highway Lighting Electrician
Salary: Up to GBP13.19 per hour
Ref: 522280_1572431825
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 30/10/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Reading

Salary: £13.19ph + Overtime and Travel + Excellent Benefits

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 Hours a week

Part of the SSE group, SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK's leading Lighting Services contractors delivering a service ranging from new installations to removing and replacing existing stock. To continue meeting all contractual obligations and to ensure all agreed works are undertaken and completed on time, we are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking individual to join our team.

Our Role

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

The role involves working on Street Lighting and other highway apparatus, you will work outdoors and at height and have responsibility for operating a mobile elevated working platform.

You will be responsible for the installation and maintenance of highway lighting apparatus including street lighting furniture, Columns, sign post, brackets, lantern & signs.

You will also undertake fault diagnosis and repair of faulty lighting columns, lantern replacement, Lamp Clean and Change, Painting, and periodic testing.

Your Skills and Experience

Experience of working on the highway in the electrical industry would be desirable, in addition, you must have obtained a pass in the City & Guilds 2360 Parts 1 and 2 or NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Installation.

A full UK driving licence with the ability to drive over 3.5 tonne and up to 7.5 tonne is also desirable. MEWP Category 1B certificate would be advantageous, however training will be provided.

As this appointment forms part of our growth plans, flexibility and willingness to travel is a requirement.

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.

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