HGV Driver Reinistator

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Dorset
Categories: Construction

Job Title: HGV Driver/ Reinstator

Location: New Forest and Poole area

Hourly Rate: £9.80 to £12.60 dependent on skills and experience

Permanent | Full Time

The role

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Reinstator/HGV Driver, to join our team in Poole and New Forest Depots. In this hands-on role, you will work with your team to provide safe and effective methods of signing and guarding traffic management. Working outside in all weather conditions, to strict timescales, your work must comply with regulations we abide by, and you must also be able to deliver excellent customer service where reactive maintenance is required. This is a physically demanding role, involving extensive reinstatement works on the highway and private land. Working closely with your manager, you may also be asked to assist with other ad hoc projects.


Your Skills and Experience

- You will enjoy working outdoors, and being involved in an array of projects, whatever the weather

- Safety will be a key focus and you will work in-line with SSE’s safety guidelines in every aspect of your role

- You’ll have previous experience in a similar role, including experience with reinstating techniques including Tarmacadam, modular servicing, slabs and concrete

- Experience working on public highways, including setting up and dismantling chapter 8 and 2-way temporary traffic signals; all whilst adhering to the code of practice and working alongside hotbox, concrete and grab lorries

We also ask that you have some specific qualifications to strengthen your application;

- A full, current HGV driving licence is essential

- Qualifications in CPCS or EUSR and NRSWA

- Qualifications in abrasive wheels and vibration pedestrian/ride on roller would be advantageous


Our Company

At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), our skilled teams operate and maintain our electricity distribution and transmission networks, carrying electricity to over 3.7 million homes across the north of the Central Belt of Scotland and Central Southern England. 

Operations are responsible for keeping the lights on; we are at the front line on the Network. If we find a fault, it is our responsibility to respond to the fault, and dispatch our skilled teams to fix it as quickly as possible. We work in all hours, and through all weathers, ensuring our customers are never without power.


What’s in it for me?

Lots of good things. Here’s a few;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities


Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn’t take long.

Closing date for applications is: Thursday 22nd October 2018

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.



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