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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Hampshire
Categories: Construction, Engineering

Job Title: Reinstator/Labourer

Location: New Forest Depot, Hampshire

Salary: £9.80 - £12.60 per hour depending on skills and experience

Permanent | Full Time Hours 37 per week


Our Role

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Reinstator to join our Cabling team in New Forest. In this hands-on role, you’ll be responsible for reinstating SSE excavations to Code of Practice and reduce our contractor expenditure. You’ll work as part of a team, reinstating excavations in highways and private sites which are necessary to maintain our distribution network, ensuring good team communication and that safe working practices are always adhered to.


Working outside in all weather conditions, to strict timescales, your work must comply with regulations we abide by, and you’ll 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

To be successful in this role, ideally you will have some experience with reinstating techniques including Tarmacadam, modular services, slabs and concrete. Also would be ideal to have experience working on public highways involving setting up and taking down chapter 8 and 2-way temporary traffic signals to the code of practice and working alongside hotbox, concrete, and grab lorries.

Due to the requirements of this role, a full UK driving license is required, a license with a 7.5t entitlement would be preferred but not needed to apply.


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.


Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here’s a few highlights;

- 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: 27 March 2019


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

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