Cable Layer

Scotland, Aberdeen
£9.80 - £13.07 per hour
15 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Cable Layer

Location: Aberdeen

Salary: £9.80 - £13.07 depending on skills and experience

Permanent| Full Time Hours

Our Role

Due to continued growth, a fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Cable Layer to join our team based in Aberdeen supporting operations across our North Caledonia Region. As a Cable Layer you will be part of a Team of Civils operatives responsible for the installation and maintenance of our underground cable network.

The job will involve working on our construction works under the SSE Utility Services Group excavating and laying cables for a new underground network and carrying out reinstatements following cable failures. This is a physically demanding role and will involve working outdoors in all weather conditions.

Your Skills and Experience

You will have previous experience working on Civils related projects and should hold an NRSWA, plant operator and CSCS authorisations. A full and clean driving licence is required. We are always interested in new ways of working and will look to you for innovative ideas to improve processes and move the business forwards.

You'll be a great team worker and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with a keen eye for detail. Having excellent organisational skills, with the ability to work accurately and independently is essential and holding a high regard for safety, of both yourself and your surroundings at all times is imperative.

Our Company

At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), our skilled teams operate and maintain our electricity distribution and transmission networks, carrying electricity to over 3.7 million homes across the north of the Central Belt of Scotland and Central Southern England.

Operations are responsible for keeping the lights on; we are at the front line on the Network. If we find a fault, it is our responsibility to respond to the fault, and dispatch our skilled teams to fix it as quickly as possible. We work in all hours, and through all weathers, ensuring our customers are never without power.

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: Sunday 16th September 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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