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Job description

Base Location: UK Wide (mainly site based with the occasional need to work from home or an SSET office)

Salary: Up to £35,648 (plus overtime and travel payments / supplied vehicle / up to 5% annual bonus)

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 hours per week | Flexible Working Options available

About the Department

SSE Enterprise Telecoms is the specialist system integration business of SSE. With extensive experience of working in challenging environments, we have grown to become a market-leading solutions provider. We offer the expertise from a company with significant resources and infrastructure and its own extensive corporate optical fibre nationwide telecom networks. We provide all aspects of system integration, from optic fibre cabling through to implementing complete LAN and WAN infrastructures, Civils underground duct networks are all undertaken for clients nationwide.

What is the Role?

Reporting to the Project Manager, you will be required to undertake a variety of tasks adhering to and promoting the company's core safety values at all times.

This will include the supervision / auditing of sub-contractors during excavation activities as well as optical fibre cable installation, termination and testing ensuring that SSET's high standards are maintained focusing on SHE and Quality. You will be reporting to and assisting Project Managers in preparing costs and quotations and assisting Project Manager in carrying out site surveys.

Your main day to day focus will be ensuring on site safety standards and installation quality of our sub-contractors are maintained at all times whilst adhering to the New Roads and Street Works Act (NRSAWA) and the current CDM regulation. Flexibility is a must for this role.

What do I need?

Able to write and receive work packages and safety documentation, demonstrate detailed working knowledge of Telecoms civils duct installation / fibre cabling, splicing and testing.

Liaise with Clients, Sub Contractors and Suppliers as required & have the confidence / experience and knowledge to solve on site day to day issues within the scope of the project.

Demonstrate the ability to use a PC / tablet to receive / send e mails, photos, drawings etc along with carrying out on site daily risk assessments / site inductions / vehicle and plant check sheets / HAVS / assist with the completion of construction phase plans / site audits / tool box talks.

Understand the roles and responsibilities under the 2015 CDM regulations.

The following qualifications would be advantageous:

- NRSWA Supervisor



Our Benefits

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Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch with lesley.dickson@sse.com . We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

This vacancy is open to both internal and external candidates. Internal candidates - as a courtesy, please inform your manager prior to submitting an application for this role.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra "if it's not safe, we don't do it".

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


Advertised: 25 Jun 2020 GMT Daylight Time
Applications close: 09 Jul 2020 GMT Daylight Time
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