Position: Mobile Maintenance Operative
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 522805_1574763760
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 26/11/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Thatcham

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 hours per week

About the Department

SSE Enterprise comprises three companies: Contracting, Telecoms and Distributed Energy.

SSE Enterprise Telecoms operates a 13,700km private telecoms network, with 265 Points of Presence and connectivity to over 80 commercial data centres that span the UK. With its extensive telecoms engineering experience, the company provides commercial security with unrivalled in-house engineering resource to Service Providers, Large Enterprises and the Public Sector providing a competitive range of leading-edge Ethernet, Cloud Connect, Optical Networking and Co-location services.

The Role

SSE Enterprise Telecoms are seeking a full-time mobile maintenance operative to be part of the maintenance and call-out team within SSE Telecoms.

SSE Telecoms have embarked on a journey to deliver an ambitious plan to grow business revenues over the next 5 years which the Call-out and maintenance team will contribute towards.

As a maintenance operative you will report to the Call-out & Maintenance Manager, you will need to attend each of the SSE Telecoms locations on pre-determined dates in its vast estate, located throughout the whole of the UK and undertake planned maintenance tasks at each location.

This will mean there will be periods of your working week when you will be expected to stay away from home. You will be required to join the current 24hr 365 days a year call-out team on a rota d basis of one week in three on call.

With the role you will be expected to maintain general housekeeping both internally and externally; gather Information from various systems within the buildings (including meter reading, system monitoring and resetting) and liaising and monitoring of various 3rd party providers to ensure the work is completed both safely and on time.

Skills and Experience:

Excellent Health and safety skills are essential and a background in the electrical industry would be advantageous. You will be required to undertake various audit types at both our sites and third-party locations.

The successful candidate will have excellent working knowledge of site maintenance processes and systems and ideally have a qualification in the use of grounds maintenance machinery.

You will have an excellent team ethic while also being self-reliant and resourceful with great communication skills, allowing you to build a rapport with others throughout the business at all levels.

As a driven individual, you will have the ability to work well under pressure and have the confidence and skill to lead others

Being safety focused is essential to this role, so a good knowledge of industry Health and Safety requirements is a must.

Computer skills are an essential tool within our industry, so a good working knowledge of Microsoft software is required (Training will be given on specialist software as required).  

If you have experience of Sub Station environments/training and/or Electrical qualifications this would be ideal but not essential.

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

Our Benefits

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Next Steps

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