Utility Groundworker

Dorset, Hampshire
Full time
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SSE plc
Mining, resources & energy
10,001+ employees
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About the Role

Base Location: New Forest or Poole

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

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

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for 5 Utility Groundworkers/Reinstatement Operatives to join our Cabling team.

This is a hands-on role and you will be responsible for reinstating SSE excavations to Code of Practice and reducing our contractor expenditure.

  • You'll work as part of a team, reinstating excavations on highways and private sites which are necessary to maintain our distribution network, ensuring good team communication and that safe working practices are adhered to at all times.
  • Working outside in all weather conditions, and to strict timescales, your work must comply with regulations we abide by, and you'll be able to deliver excellent customer service where reactive maintenance is required.
  • This is a physically demanding role, involving extensive reinstatement works on the highway and private land.
  • Working closely with your manager, you may also be asked to assist with other ad hoc projects.

What do I need?

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

  • Some experience with Groundworks/Reinstating techniques including Tarmac, modular services, slabs and concrete.
  • HGV licence and experience of driving a Hotbox or Grab/HIAB lorry is desirable

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 Kim on kim.annink@sse.com / 01738 344051.

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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