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Electrical Operative


Amey PLC
Location: Bradford
Job type: Permanent
Category: Electrical Engineering Jobs
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What is the purpose of this role?

We are working for Bradford Metropolitan District Council to upgrade street lighting and help Bradford to develop as a smart city. We will provide services to survey the 56,500 street lighting assets, provide design for 53,700 units and replace 48,300 existing street lights with energy efficient LED luminaires. As part of the overall scope there will also be approximately 17,000 lighting column replacements and 7500 concrete lighting columns fitted with steel sleeves.

In this key role you will carry out all aspects of electrical installation and maintenance works across the street lighting network.

What will this role involve?

Assist in the electrical testing of street lighting apparatus and cables.
Install electrical equipment including LED lanterns.
Excavate holes for foundations.
Completion of required electrical test sheets and work records.
Working at heights of up to 12 metres.
High demand for physical tasks including digging.
Provide support to other Amey contracts as required.
The job requires regular contact with Statutory Undertakers’ operatives and members of the public.
Responsibility for the security of plant, tools and materials, safe use of vehicles and for wearing all PPE.
Responsible for your own health and safety and that of the public.
Responsible for achieving own performance targets, adhering to Amey Values.
Working outdoors in an environment of varying weather and temperatures.
Attendance at regular tool box talks and all required training.
Any other tasks as required / necessary commensurate with the role.
There will be a requirement to work some unsociable hours and overtime.

What are we looking for?

* Full UK driving licence

* Must be able to work outdoors in challenging weather conditions

* Experienced working with electrical installations within the public realm & highways

* Experience with limited access excavation / groundworks within the public realm & highways

* Have experience with backfilling / reinstatement within the public realm & highways

* City & Guilds Level 2 or equivalent in Electrical Installation

* Have relevant CSCS / ECS Card

* Able to produce electronic reports / site diary as required

* Experience of working on street lighting projects desirable

Why Amey?

We’re all originals here and our individuality is an asset. We have unique backgrounds and personalities, which means we all bring different ideas to the table. But we do have one thing in common: we all take personal pride in our public service. With every drop of water and spark of electricity we supply, with every bolt we tighten and with every guiding golden nugget of advice, we better manage the services that we all use and rely on every day, ensuring every household in Britain benefits from our work.

Amey is one of the top five support services suppliers in the UK. We employ 16,000 people, have a turnover of £2.1bn and a strong forward order-book. Every household in Britain benefits from the work we do. We maintain the UK’s road and rail infrastructure, keep schools safe and clean, manage the UK’s defence estate, safely escort prisoners and keep prisons and courts secure. We also collect and process waste, as well as deliver utilities services. All of this is underpinned by our leading consulting capabilities which uses engineering design and data analytics to better manage the services we all use and rely on

As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You’re surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your wellbeing. There’ll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You’ll be stretched but always supported. Whether it’s working on the biggest bridge in the country, learning to get to grips with the latest technology, or just working with a great group of people every day, you’ll find what gets you out of bed in the morning at Amey.
What is the purpose of this role?

We are working for Bradford Metropolitan District Council to upgrade street lighting and help Bradford to develop as a smart city. We will provide services to survey the 56,500 street lighting assets, provide design for 53,700 units and replace 48,300 existing street lights with energy efficient LED luminaires. As part of the overall scope there will also be approximately 17,000 lighting column replacements and 7500 concrete lighting columns fitted with steel sleeves.

In this key role you will carry out all aspects of electrical installation and maintenance works across the street lighting network.

What will this role involve?

Assist in the electrical testing of street lighting apparatus and cables.
Install electrical equipment including LED lanterns.
Excavate holes for foundations.
Completion of required electrical test sheets and work records.
Working at heights of up to 12 metres.
High demand for physical tasks including digging.
Provide support to other Amey contracts as required.
The job requires regular contact with Statutory Undertakers’ operatives and members of the public.
Responsibility for the security of plant, tools and materials, safe use of vehicles and for wearing all PPE.
Responsible for your own health and safety and that of the public.
Responsible for achieving own performance targets, adhering to Amey Values.
Working outdoors in an environment of varying weather and temperatures.
Attendance at regular tool box talks and all required training.
Any other tasks as required / necessary commensurate with the role.
There will be a requirement to work some unsociable hours and overtime.

What are we looking for?

* Full UK driving licence

* Must be able to work outdoors in challenging weather conditions

* Experienced working with electrical installations within the public realm & highways

* Experience with limited access excavation / groundworks within the public realm & highways

* Have experience with backfilling / reinstatement within the public realm & highways

* City & Guilds Level 2 or equivalent in Electrical Installation

* Have relevant CSCS / ECS Card

* Able to produce electronic reports / site diary as required

* Experience of working on street lighting projects desirable

Why Amey?

We’re all originals here and our individuality is an asset. We have unique backgrounds and personalities, which means we all bring different ideas to the table. But we do have one thing in common: we all take personal pride in our public service. With every drop of water and spark of electricity we supply, with every bolt we tighten and with every guiding golden nugget of advice, we better manage the services that we all use and rely on every day, ensuring every household in Britain benefits from our work.

Amey is one of the top five support services suppliers in the UK. We employ 16,000 people, have a turnover of £2.1bn and a strong forward order-book. Every household in Britain benefits from the work we do. We maintain the UK’s road and rail infrastructure, keep schools safe and clean, manage the UK’s defence estate, safely escort prisoners and keep prisons and courts secure. We also collect and process waste, as well as deliver utilities services. All of this is underpinned by our leading consulting capabilities which uses engineering design and data analytics to better manage the services we all use and rely on

As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You’re surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your wellbeing. There’ll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You’ll be stretched but always supported. Whether it’s working on the biggest bridge in the country, learning to get to grips with the latest technology, or just working with a great group of people every day, you’ll find what gets you out of bed in the morning at Amey.
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