Position: Street Lighting Operative
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 522371_1571835692
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 23/10/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location : Leeds

Salary: Circa £21,000 + Excellent benefits package

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time

Our Role: 

SSE operates the largest Street Lighting Contracting business in the UK, maintaining in excess of 1 million lighting units and associated cable works for various clients including Councils, Developers and the Highway Authority Motorway and Trunk Road works. Due to the scale of this contract, we have an opportunity for an additional Level 3 Highway Lighting Operative to join the team in Leeds and assist in these works.

In this role, you will work as part of a team undertaking the installation of highway lighting apparatus including street lighting columns, lanterns, brackets, poles and signs and installation of Private cable networks. This is a physically demanding role which will involve you working outdoors, on public highways and at heights.

Skills & Experience Required:

You must be able to drive over 3.5 tonne vehicles and an HGV licence would be desirable but not essential as training may be given to the successful candidate. Previous experience of the Street Lighting industry - operating machinery, working on the highway and at height is vital, as well as a full understanding of utility drawings and the dangers of damaging underground services.

Safety is our number one value and you must be confident to act on your own initiative in all situations. Candidates with will be required to hold a CSCS card and Street works card and will be required to demonstrate competence in excavation procedures.

This opportunity provides scope for excellent career development within a fast-moving and exciting industry. Corporate clothing and company transport will be provided, where appropriate.

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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