Lighting Operative (Highways)

Location: Essex, England Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Sector: Highways & Highways Electricals Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Emma Puddick

Job Title: Highway Operative (Lighting)
Location: Theydon Bois - Essex
Salary: £36,000 - £40,000 (£15.30 - £17.10 per hour)

*This job is all Night work*

Accountabilities of a Highway Operative (Lighting):

  • Undertake street lighting activities on the network as required. This will include but not exclusive to:
  • Routine maintenance including detailed inspection, testing and bulk lamp change
  • Non-routine maintenance including all types of lighting and sign repairs and cable fault investigations
  • Installation works including the replacement of damaged equipment, installation of new equipment, cable installation
  • Attend various incidents on the network relating to but exclusive to street lighting including liaison with the NOC (Network Operations Centre) and other parties
  • Any other duties allocated by Line Managers.
  • Provide accurate and legible written and verbal communication in the form of reports and records as required.
  • Use mobile communication/data devices to accurately input data for record purposes to form reports and business records as required
  • Undertake routine vehicle checks and maintain accurate and up to date driving records in line with legislation in accordance with CPS procedures and legislation.
  • Taking due care of any the client's property including but not limited to tablets, vehicles and radios.
  • Raise awareness of issues which may affect the safe operation of the network and report these as observed.
  • Check that, equipment and materials are carried on vehicles in line with current maintenance checklist and are in working order, restock and record and report defects as appropriate.
  • Participate in Winter Service rota as required
  • Attend training courses as and when required
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm
  • Support the delivery of the businesses Sustainability activities

Key Certificates for a Highway Operative (Lighting):

  • Full UK Drivers licence
  • CSCS Operative Card
  • ECS Card to relevant competency
  • NHSS 8 Competency Training
  • IPAF 1b (MEWPS)

Desriable Qualifications for a Highway Operative (Lighting):

  • UK Driving Licence, minimum category C (LGV Class 2).
  • Driver Qualification Card.
  • 17th Edition of the IEE Wiring Regulations.
  • C&G 2394/95 (testing and inspecting).
  • Abrasive Wheel.
  • Plant/small tools training.
  • Appropriate lifting qualification e.g lorry mounted crane.

Essential Experience of a Highway Operative (Lighting):

  • A proven well rounded street lighting / electrical backround.
  • An understanding of the street lighting industry.

Desirable Experience of a Highway Operative (Lighting):

  • Working on a live motorway or All Purose Trunk Road (APTR) network.
  • Experience of working in a similar environment.

If you are interested, please get in touch as they are looking to get you started ASAP.

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