Street Lighting Electricians

Location: Barking, Essex Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Sector: Highways & Highways Electricals Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Emma Puddick

Job Title: Street Lighting Electrician
Duration: Permanent
Location: Beckton
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000

Our client is currently looking for a Street Lighting Electrician to carry out nstallation and maintenance of electrical street lighting assets, including out of hours emergency standby cover.

Key Duties for the Street Lighting Electrician

  • Working safely at all times complying with company and site specific rules, method statements and risk assessments, to ensure compliance with the health and safety at work act at all times.
  • Setting out and maintaining of appropriate traffic and pedestrian management at work sites.
  • Complying with Permits to Work (e.g. Permit to Dig) issued by supervisors
  • Complying with LoPS permitting regulations
  • Reporting of incidents or near misses in a timely manner
  • Wearing appropriate and mandatory issued personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times
  • Reporting vehicles and plant defects to supervisors using correct documentation/via SMART
  • Working to instruction from managers and supervisors, ensuring works orders are carried out on time and to required levels of quality
  • Using SMART mobile PDA to receive works and relay information back following completion of works, including taking before and after photographs and all required information on measurements, materials and plant used.
  • Ensuring timely return of paperwork to supervisors, office manager and NCR
  • Participation in emergency standby rota and attend emergency response incidents as required
  • Operation of mechanical plant, if qualified to do so and authorised by issue of HSE-23 form
  • Electrical fault repair of street lighting assets (including street lighting columns, illuminated signs, bollards, and feeder pillars)
  • Installation and replacement of street lighting assets in accordance with BS7671
  • General maintenance of street lighting assets, including cleaning and bulk change
  • Working at height
  • Excavation of trial holes by hand.
  • Excavation of hard materials, hand shovelling and sweeping.
  • Using cable avoidance tools when excavating
  • Site Clearance.
  • Installation of temporary and permanent signs
  • Assisting with the unloading/loading of materials

Key Skills of a Street Lighting Electrican

  • Holder of ECS card including G39
  • Holder of valid driving licence (Class 1 or Class 2)
  • MEWP license
  • Electrical qualifications and relevant experience maintaining electrical assets in a highway environment
  • Chapter 8 traffic management
  • Knowledge of the LoHAC central area network
  • Experience in locating and repairing underground cable faults
  • Inspection and testing of electrical installations to BS7671
  • Equally be able to work under instruction or under own initiative
  • Ability to work at height
  • Physically fit
  • NRSWA street works

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

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