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Street Lighting Electrician / Fitter

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Full time, Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/10/2019 23:59
£21,589 - £24,799
Call-out fee and Overtime paid
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Broad Lane, Engine Common Lane, Yate. BS37 7PN
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
22 Oct

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Street Lighting Electricians / Fitters
Broad Lane, Yate.
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £21,589 - £24,799 pa (depending on experience)

Benefits: Call Out Fee and Overtime paid. Holiday and Sick pay entitlement. Generous Pension Scheme.

Join a highly successful team maintaining the Street Lighting in South Gloucestershire. Having relevant knowledge of testing, inspection, and maintenance of electrical installations, you will support the maintenance of street lighting units and works on all types of Street Lighting Units (including High Mast Lighting), traffic signs and other types of electrical installations.

Main Duties:
- To maintain all types of Street Lighting Units including High Mast Lighting and traffic signs.
- Undertake the erection and wiring of lighting installations
- Diagnose faults and carry out the necessary remedial action
- Install and maintain other electrical installations (e.g. subway pumps)
- Undertake the erection and wiring of lighting installations
- Check and certify timesheets, daily work record sheets and other associated
- Ensure the correct utilisation of plant and other resources including the recovery of salvaged materials.
- Ensure compliance with all Health & Safety Legislation, Codes of Practice and Authority policies.
- Assist with the security arrangements in respect of material, plant and vehicles onsite.
- Act for the Electrical Supervisor in his/her absence in relation to electrical works.
- Participate in the supervision of sub-contractors employed by the Civil
Engineering Services Division
- Record works for valuation and payment purposes.
- Drive/use mechanical plant including lifting platforms, power tools, hydraulic jacks etc.

Essential Criteria:
- Recognised electrical apprenticeship or approved electrical qualification.
- Experience in testing, inspection and maintenance of electrical installations.
- Appropriate knowledge of testing, inspection, and maintenance of electrical installations
- Appropriate knowledge of health and safety legislation
- Ability to co-ordinate and prioritise work and meet deadlines as an individual or as team leader
- Competence in written, oral and electronic communication and record keeping.
- Be able to demonstrate a high level of customer care.
- Possess a current driving licence that enables you to drive a vehicle up to 7.5t

Desirable Criteria:
- Experience in testing, inspection, and maintenance of street lighting installations
- Inspection and Testing City & Guilds 2391 or equivalent
- 17th edition IEE regulations
- G39 or similar electrical authorisation certificate
- Current driving licence to drive up to 7.5t

Special Notes or Conditions:
-Be capable of working both from plant and ladder and at heights up to 15 metres.
- You will be expected to work outside normal working hours as necessitated by operational requirements.

If you are customer focused and think you have the skills and experience to help us continue to deliver a first class service, we would love to receive your application.

For further Information call Andy Porter on 01454 863 982

South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Selection Criteria
To enable us to shortlist in a fair and unbiased way it is absolutely vital that you provide us with sufficient information to demonstrate how you meet or exceed the criteria outlined in the vacancy description. Please include this information in the knowledge, skills and experience section of the application form.

Our Values
Our staff need to have a ‘can-do’ attitude and adapt to the fast pace of change. They must work well with others to reach a common goal and be willing to embrace a partnership and inclusive approach to delivering efficient and effective services. They must use their initiative to deliver and take responsibility for their performance to help the team, department and council to achieve its goals and must make the best use of available knowledge, expertise and capacity in order to continuously improve the quality of services. Our managers are also required to demonstrate effective leadership qualities, shape and manage team plans and motivate their staff to achieve.

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