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Cable Layer

Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeenshire
Full time
Posted
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Mining, resources & energy
10,001+ employees
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About the Role

Base Location: Aberdeen / Aberdeenshire

Salary: £26,609 - £30,472 + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

Reporting to the Internal Resource Manager, you'll be a key member of our cable laying teams in our Networks Operations within our region.

As a Cable Layer, you'll be integral in laying and installing cables for both low and high voltage operations. This role involves collaborating within small to large team settings to facilitate smooth operational flows in cable installations and utilities infrastructure, ensuring safety and efficiency on every project.

Key Responsibilities:

- Lead and support the laying of both low voltage and high voltage cables effectively.

- Excavate trenches and reinstate them appropriately for new connections and supply restoration projects across various sites.

- Work in coordination with larger teams on substantial project installations, adapting to varying team dynamics.

- Ensure all tasks are completed safely and compliantly, particularly when operating in public highways and residential areas.

- Contribute to the team's ongoing efforts to innovate processes and enhance efficiency and safety in operations.

A full and clean driving license is required for this role, and you should be able to tow a trailer. This is a physically demanding role and will involve working outdoors in all weather conditions. You will also be required to undertake standby duties in response to faults overnight and at weekends, as part of a rota.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Proven experience in civil-related projects or operations.

- Valid NRSWA, plant operator, and CSCS authorisations preferred but training may be given to suitable candidates.

- Strong teamwork skills and the ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups.

- A committed attitude towards maintaining high safety standards in all work environments.

- Creative thinking capabilities to drive process improvements and operational enhancements.

About our Business

SSEN Distribution powers 3.9 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 4,200 highly skilled people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital for the future. We power communities to thrive today and create a net-zero tomorrow. Why not join us and help power change, we're looking for great people who love working with others to achieve great results. You'll be empowered to make the right decisions for our customers and have the space to take accountability for the work you do. You'll be working as part of a bigger team, enabling net-zero, so team work will be essential. As a part of our business, you become part of something bigger – an established company with a reputation for looking after our people, offering secure and rewarding roles where safety is our number one priority.

What's in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

What happens now?

All applications should be made online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Hannah on Hannah.e.cutajar@sse.com / 01738 341147.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.

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