Electrical Fitter

Recruiter
UK Power Networks Ltd
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Aug 2019
Closes
08 Sep 2019
Ref
1243683479
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Date: 23-Aug-2019
Location: London-Bidder St, West Ham, GB
Position: Electrical Fitter
Reporting to Project Supervisor
Reporting location: London - West Ham
Department: Capital Programme - Alliance Operations Team - Construction & Commissioning Team
Reference Number: 45972
Employment Period: Permanent
Contract Type: London Collective
Bonus (CiP): 3%
Salary Range: Crca £28,324 (Dependent on skills and capabilities)
Plus £4,320.54 Inner London Allowance
Closing Date: 6th September 2019
We also provide the following additional benefits
* Annual leave 25 days
* Personal Pension Plan - Personal contribution rates of 4% or 5% (UK Power Networks will make a corresponding contribution of 8% or 10%)
* Tenancy Loan Deposit scheme
* Tax efficient benefits: cycle to work scheme
* Season ticket loan
* Occupational Health support
* Switched On - scheme providing discount on hundreds of retailers products.
* Supplier discounts, such as O2, EE, Vauxhall cars, Universal tyres
* Discounted access to sports and social clubs
* Employee Assistance Programme
Job Purpose:
To work as part of a team, carrying out the full range of duties associated with EHV substation installation and construction at voltages between 11kV and 132kV as well as substation building services (Lighting & Power).
Principal Accountabilities:
* Installation and testing of all plant and apparatus associated with the Grid, Primary and Distribution network
* Fault location and repair of all plant and apparatus associated with the Grid, Primary and Distribution network
* Supervise work undertaken by UK Power Networks contractors
* Ensure that all staff for which he/she is responsible work to the DSR and to demonstrate a strong safety culture
* Use of appropriate IT equipment
* Immediate/personal supervision of construction / maintenance staff within their working party
* Installation of building services including lighting, power, traywork, trunking, power cables, multi-core cables and assocaited steelwork support.
Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience:
The following skills and attributes are important to this role:-
* City and Guilds 232 or equivalent
* City and Guilds 2391 preferred
* ECS Electrical Installation or equivalent
* Flexible and able to work in a team environment
* Ability to problem solve in a practical way and able to work under pressure
* Must have a clean driving licence
* MEWP operator licence preferred
* Confined space trained (UKPN - AB&C)
* SMSTS competence preferred
* IOSH Working safely preferred
* Furseweld and oxy-acetylene gas awareness training and experience
* A good understanding of Health & Safety and Environmental Legislation
* Receive PTW and Manage Site Safety (up to 132kV) preferred
Nature and Scope:
The person undertaking this role will play a vital role in the safe and timely completion of the Capital Programme for the London region. The job holder may be required to work at any location within the UK Power Networks area.
The successful candidate would be expected to undertake training with regard to switching on the Primary Network and may receive salary and band progression upon attaining the higher authorisation levels.
Please Note: Internal candidates who are still within a probationary period must obtain the written approval of their manager, which must be submitted with their application

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