Position: Highway Lighting Operative 3
Location: London
Salary: Up to GBP10.32 per hour
Ref: 523684_1584012419
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 12/03/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Islington, London

Salary: £10.32 per hour plus excellent Benefits Package

Working Pattern: 37 hours | Permanent | Full Time

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?

You'll be working 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, where you'll also hold responsibility for operating mobile elevated works.

What Do I Need?

To be successful in this role, you'll preferably have experience of the Street Lighting industry, including operating machinery, working on the highway as well as a full understanding of utility drawings and the dangers of damaging underground service. You'll also be able to drive a 3.5+ tonne vehicles and have an HGV licence, however training can be provided. A Jointers or Jointers mate qualification under NERS is also beneficial.

As safety is our number one priority and you must be confident to act on your own initiative in all situations. Therefore, we would also be keen to hear from candidates with CAT and Genny operation training or experience of working in the vicinity of electrical services G39 regs.

Finally, 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. There is also an opportunity to earn incentive.

Our Benefits 

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

Next Steps

We'll let you know the outcome of your job application after the closing date. To discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with Ciaran Gilfedder.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

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.