For over 200 years we've been quietly, conscientiously and confidently keeping the nation safe and warm. Our gas network connects and keeps the energy flowing to over 12 million homes and business across the UK. Reliable, inventive and trusted by our customers, we aim to always deliver, constantly delight and never knowingly disappoint.We aim to do the same for you too. Hard work, ambition and talent are recognised and rewarded here. Supporting each other to succeed, we're excited by future possibilities and driven by the opportunity to grow, innovate and create better, safer tomorrows, today. With us you'll experience a career with real purpose and realistic progression that will make you feel genuinely proud about what you do.
About the Role
You'll be responsible for leading a Two Person Repair Team. Reporting directly to the Network Supervisor you will need to be extremely self motivated with proven ability to motivate both yourself and your team. You'll need to have exceptional customer service skills, be extremely enthusiastic and have the ability to lead by example in order to promote safe working practice, best practice, whilst driving efficiency and maintaining compliant ways of working
Your day to day duties will include:• Attending gas escapes to locate, make safe and repair as appropriate
• Isolations of Mains and Services where required and necessary
• Meter Control Valves exchanges
• Conducting service checks.
• Syphon pumping, valve repairs, mains/leakage surveys, ancillary work on the network Groundwork
• Excavations and reinstatements
• Utilising appropriate signing, lighting and guarding
• Ensure cable avoidance
• Deliver of equipment and tools where required
• Patrol and plant protection
• Supervising the team
• Programming of escapes for further work
• LP/MP/IP Mainlaying, including working for partner companies as required
• Service laying and connections
• Working on deep excavations up to 2.5m
• Working on a standby rota system
We're looking for candidates who are currently working for us as a GDSP contractor as a Repair Team Leader.
Our BenefitsWhen you're responsible for some of the most challenging and vital work around, it's only right that you receive some of the best rewards and benefits around too. With us, you can expect in addition to your salary: annual performance bonus, additional pay for overtime, onerous hours and standby duties, 33 days holiday, entitlement to company sick pay, access to our flexible benefits scheme, a generous company pension scheme of up to 12% company contributions along with several other enhanced benefit packages.
Diversity and InclusionCadent has a commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, the more diverse our organisation is, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our communities in all their diversity. We therefore encourage and welcome applications from people with a diverse variety of backgrounds; age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief. We want our employees to achieve a work life balance and are happy to discuss flexible working options with you if the role can accommodate it.
If you require any reasonable adjustments during the application process, please let us know. We're committed to be Disability Confident in line with the department of work and pensions scheme.
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