Cable Jointer Instructor

Scotland, Perth & Kinross
£35147 - £46418 per annum
09 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Engineering, Training

Job Title: Cable Jointer - Craft Instructor

Location: Perth Training Centre PH1 3AF

Salary: £35,147 - £46,418 depending on skills and experience

Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available

Our Role

Our Technical Training centres based in Thatcham and Perth deliver training to around 3000 learners per year across a wide range of technical disciplines and we're looking for a Cable Jointing Trainer/Instructor to join our Perth team.

In this role, you will support and guide trainees and apprentices with their practical skills and trade test assessments for the full range of Cable Jointing competencies. This will involve providing theoretical knowledge as well as Operational Authorisation Rules and the provision of demonstrations and guidance to trainees in best practice jointing techniques.

Preparing and developing training programmes will play a vital part of your role to ensure that all learning needs are met in a safe working environment. Your responsibilities will also extend to training and assessing experienced Cable Jointers as part of their refresher courses and mid-term reviews.

Your Skills and Experience

Excellent communication skills, both face to face and in writing will be pivotal to your success in this role as is the ability to build strong professional working relationships with a wide variety of colleagues at varying levels of development and professionalism. You must be highly organised with the ability to meet deadlines to allow you to plan and deliver the required training materials in a timely and proficient manner.

Previous coaching/teaching/assessment experience in a similar environment would be beneficial, however full training will be given to candidates who hold the relevant technical skills and can evidence the right potential to become a successful Trainer.

You must have current HV and LV jointing experience and should preferably hold or have held a DNO authorisation to support this. Qualifications to instruct and assess would be a benefit, however training will be provided (Level 3 Award in Education and Training and TAQA Assessor Qualification or equivalent).

This is an exciting role where you'll face plenty of challenges, but the rewards are as numerous as the opportunities.

Our Company

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. Passionate about people and proud of our award winning customer service, we go to great lengths to extend these values to our employees. This enables our diverse workforce the flexibility and opportunity of developing to their full potential. 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'.

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.

Closing date for applications is: Friday 24 August 2018.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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