Cable Jointer

Construction - Swindon, Wiltshire

Ref: 630Monday 9 May 2022

Up to £45,000 per annum

 

Cable Jointer

Construction

Swindon, Wiltshire

Upn to £45,000 per annum

 

About the role

In this role you will ensure jointing activities on all electricity networks are installed in a safe and professional manner, to a high standard and in accordance with Sinewave’s RAMS.

 

Candidate Requirments:

  • We need someone who is a self-starter with experience working with a DNO or IDNO
  • Jointing qualifications (including recognised DNO/IDNO LV, LV Live, 11kV and/or 33kV cable jointing training)
  • NVQ level 2 or City and Guilds 232 in Electrical Engineering
  • The successful applicant will also need to hold a full UK Driving Licence with a maximum of 3 points
  • CSCS Card (or affiliated),
  • Emergency First Aid at Work qualification
  • NRSWA qualification

 

Key responsibilities will include:  

  • Supervise the Jointers Mate at all times
  • Recognise danger, suspend any work activities until safe and liaise with the appropriate person(s) to create a safe workplace
  • Carry out and accurately record formal risk assessments of the workplace and brief staff appropriately
  • Carry out works within the public adopted highway (having correct qualifications to do so)
  • Review and understand work instructions prior to any work commencement either through plans, drawings and written or verbal communication
  • Load and unload equipment from vehicles safely and securely
  • Carry out works within confined spaces using established safety procedures
  • Carry out ‘dead’ LV jointing works in accordance with safe working practices and in compliance with the adopting DNO’s codes of practice
  • Carry out ‘live’ LV jointing works in accordance with safe working practices and in compliance with the adopting DNO’s codes of practice
  • Carry out HV jointing works in accordance with safe working practices and in compliance with the adopting DNO’s codes of practice
  • To assist the Engineer(s) as directed
  • To excavate cable trenches and joint bays using hand held tools and equipment
  • To ensure the jointing van is kept tidy and that replenishment of consumables is carried out as necessary
  • To allow for entry into substations for jointing, installation and standby duties

 

The successful candidate will show the below competencies:

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Teams, SharePoint etc
  • Excellent communication, including ability to adapt communication styles and outstanding listening skills with ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to use own initiative as well as work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Have a thorough knowledge of cable jointing procedures (up to 132kV)
  • Able to interpret mains records
  • Good knowledge of Electricity Supply, Quality, Continuity Regulations
  • Excellent understanding of Electricity at Work Regulations
  • Strong understanding of COSHH
  • Strong attention to detail and timekeeping ability
  • Confident and able to demonstrate safe use of hydraulically operated plant and equipment