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Job Title: Electrician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 25081307001
Job Published: September 19, 2019 15:39

Job Description

Ref: 25081307001

About Amey
Everyone at Amey works together towards this common aim, which we call our 'Better Places' goal. We're a commercial business which focuses on helping our customers to serve Britain. Making things better every day for people and communities is at the heart of the way we work. Today we are one of the most diverse companies in our sector. So at Amey you can grow in a specific sector to broaden your horizons by applying your skills to a new sector. You may be surprised where an Amey career can take you. Amey is an equal opportunities employer.

What is the purpose of this role?
To maintain the network, install all electrical equipment, street light column, bollards, signs and feeder pillars this includes all associated wiring. Install cables cut outs and lanterns and repairing lanterns with interchangeable electronic components.

What will this role involve?
Responsibility for one Operative to install all electrical equipment conforming to ASLEC and IEE 17th Edition wiring regulations
Attend to routine street lighting faults
Diagnose and replace failed components
Carry out electrical inspection tests and install electrical equipment
Excavate for bollard and sign foundations
Block clean and change make off SWA/PVC insulated cable record test results using hand held computer
Commissioning of new lighting columns/bollards/lit signs
Take part in out of hours emergency services on a call out basis
Other maintenance tasks as required
Provide support to other Amey contracts
Responsibility for the security of plant, tools and materials
Responsible for the safe use of vehicles
Responsibility for wearing all PPE
Responsible for own health and safety and that of the public
Responsible for achieving own performance targets
The work is carried out outdoors hence you will be working in an environment of varying weather conditions and temperatures The post holder will attend all training deemed appropriate and will be expected to attend regular tool box talks
What are we looking for?
Driving Licence C1 Driving Licence desirable
City & Guilds Part 2 or equivalent in Electrical Installation works
City & Guilds 2391 Electrical Inspection and Testing desirable
Able to work at heights of up to 12 metres
17th Edition desirable Certification for Electrical testing ASLEC Competency Portfolio
Good all round project management knowledge
Manual work involving an element of hand excavation
Experience of street lighting installations and associate maintenance desirable
Excellent communication skills (verbal/written) and be able to manage stakeholders at all levels
Technical competencies
Emergency First Aid at Work
(HSE) Card ECS Personal Highways Safety HEA 302 - Signing, Lighting and Guarding Fire Extinguishers
Environmental Awareness
Tool Box Talk Banksman
Slinger Abrasive Wheels ECS Health Test IPAF Use and Inspection of Harness CAT Scanner (Highways) IPAF Vertical Personnel Platform 1A IPAF Vehicle Mounted Platform to 26m LANTRA Health and Safety Awareness Manual Handling
Highways Electrical Medicals - Other Ladder Use
What makes this role unique?
You will work with minimal supervision and will be responsible for achieving your own performance targets.

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