Cable Jointer

Dorset, England, Greater London, Hampshire, Hampshire, Hampshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Portsmouth, Reading, Somerset, Swindon, Wiltshire, Wiltshire
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SSE plc
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We are looking for Cable jointers to join our team!

Base Location: Poole, New Forest, Yeovil, Salisbury, Hampshire, West London, Slough, Reading, Swindon, Melksham or Oxford

Salary: Circa £50k OTE

- Base salary: £31,339 - £35,892 + overtime & standby payments.

What we provide:

- The opportunity to be productive straight away.

- All tools and PPE required for the role.

- Access to a company vehicle.

- A skills-based pay matrix so your salary increases as you develop your skills.

- Opportunity to earn overtime.

- Career stability within a sustainable industry with on-going progression opportunities.

- On joining you will also have access to range of other benefits to support your family, finances, and wellbeing.

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

Our teams are growing whilst also achieving great results, and you could be part of this exciting and challenging business that provides job security and the opportunity to develop.

SSEN are currently looking for experienced Cable Jointers to join our Southern Electric Power Distribution team.

A Cable Jointer is at the heart of our network, helping us to power change. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidates to develop an exciting career and further authorisation within SSE.

The role will include:

- Working on our HV & LV Network, carrying out jointing, cabling and excavation work on a pre-planned and quick response basis

- Being responsible for the safety of yourself and colleagues, and acting as an ambassador for a strong safety culture in everything you do.

- This role can be demanding, and you'll also be required to respond quickly to any emergency situations that may arise as we want to provide the best possible service to our customers in their time of need.

- Working outdoors in all weather conditions with a requirement to undertake out of hours standby duties and short notice attendance for storm situations.

- Acting as a strong ambassador for SSE Power Distribution, providing excellent customer service at all times.

What do I need?

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

- DNO Industry in UK or overseas with a recognised cable jointing qualification in either LV, HV, 11kV or 33kV from a recognised training school, along with a proven track record in construction, repair and operation of electrical plant and equipment up to 11kV on DNO networks and should have a sound HV and LV electrical knowledge.

- A flexible approach to complete out of hours stand-by duties and attend short notice work in the event of severe weather.

- A high regard for safety, embedding yourself in our safety culture and adhering to guidelines in everything you do is a key priority, strong communication skills and an ability to convey technical aspects in a transferable manner, enthusiasm and drive with a flexible approach to work and an ability to adapt to changing business and project priorities.

- Carrying out excavation of joint holes with hand tools and using a mini excavator, for which training can be provided should it be required.

- It is an essential requirement you have a full UK driving licence.

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 teamwork 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

EXTERNAL: 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.

INTERNAL: As a courtesy, please let your current line manager know you are applying.