Cable Layer (514697)

03 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Cable Layer (514697) Location: Aberdeen £22,570 - £26,866 45 hours per week Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks forms part of the FTSE-50 energy company, SSE. Our electricity distribution and transmission networks carry electricity to over 3.7 million homes and businesses across Scotland and Central Southern England. Our skilled teams are based right across the regions we serve, from the bustle of West London to the smallest villages in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks we are keeping our customers’ lives comfortable, warm and well lit, no matter what.  Our focus on people helps us understand the needs of the community and deliver the best service possible – no excuses.  We’ve worked on our networks for over 70 years to meet the changing needs of our customers. We are ready to meet the challenges ahead. We’re powering our community. Due to continued growth, a fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Cable Layer to join our team in Aberdeen. 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. 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. Click the apply button to submit your application now; if you have a CV to hand, it only takes 10 minutes. Good luck! Closing date for applications is 4th December 2017 There are big energy challenges ahead, but with your skills and experience there are just as many opportunities. For us it's not just about being good at what you do - it's about enjoying what you do, too. So we'll encourage and empower you to be imaginative, share your great ideas, and do work that you can be proud of. In return for being your best for our customers, you'll also enjoy a variety of benefits and development opportunities. On top of a competitive salary, you'll enjoy generous holiday entitlement, a Group Pension Plan, share options and discounts on energy bills, phone and broadband. As a courtesy, interested candidates should discuss their application with their line manager prior to applying.