SSE Telecoms Data installer / Electrician

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Working Differently Available
Location: UK
Categories: Telecommunications, Trades & Technical

Location: Thatcham

Salary: £27,343 plus excellent benefits package

Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week

Our Role

SSE Enterprise Telecoms are seeking a Data Installation Electrician to be part of the Cabling Service team which is a key part of our business growth over the next 5 years.

We offer the expertise of a company with significant resources, infrastructure and its own extensive corporate networks nationwide. All aspects of system integration, from data and voice cabling through implementing complete LAN and WAN infrastructures, are undertaken for clients throughout the UK.

As the Data Installation Electrician, you will be required to undertake a variety of tasks for both internal and external clients throughout the UK.  This will involves undertaking a variety of tasks on multiple sites this will including Data, Fibre Optic, Wi-Fi and electrical installation projects for both internal and external clients.

As a team member of the reactive callout team; you’ll respond to and manage various issues and faults across the country on a rolling rota basis, so you must be flexible for this role. 

Your Skills and Experience

You will need to be an experienced Datacoms Specialist or qualified Electrician, with a qualification relevant & suitable for the grade.

City and Guilds 2391 Inspection and Testing qualification and substation experience is highly desirable and a background in structured cabling both copper and fibre optic systems would also be advantageous.

You will be a confident communicator with the ability to write, receive and review work packages, safety documentation and relevant drawings to allow the person to undertake the various tasks to completion of the project.  Furthermore, you’ll liaise with clients, sub-contractors and suppliers as and when required.

A strong understanding of the roles and responsibilities within the CDM regulations is essential and demonstrable experience of Substations is required; paired with the desire to learn new skills in civils and fibre supervision. 

As Electrician, you will perform on site daily risk assessments, site inductions and vehicle and plant check sheets/HAVs. As well as assisting in the completion of Construction phase plans, site audits and safety briefs.

As a company vehicle is provided, a full driving licence is a must.

Our Company

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

SSE Enterprise Telecoms operates a 13,700km private telecoms network, with 265 Points of Presence and connectivity to over 80 commercial data centres that span the UK. With its extensive telecoms engineering experience, the company provides commercial security with unrivalled in-house engineering resource to Service Providers, Large Enterprises and the Public Sector providing a competitive range of leading-edge Ethernet, Cloud Connect, Optical Networking and Co-location services.


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)

- 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.

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Closing date for applications is: 24th July 2019

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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