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Summary

When you join WPD you become a part of our 6,500 plus strong team of professional, clerical and administrative staff looking after our extensive electricity distribution network, serving 7.8 million customers in the Midlands, South Wales and South West. We cover diverse areas from highly populated urban centres such as Birmingham, Bristol , Nottingham and Cardiff to beautiful remote locations including the Brecon Beacons, Dartmoor and the Peak District.

We are looking for a Craft Attendant who will be based at our Lincoln depot.  The successful candidate will be required to assist a qualified Craftsperson with general site work associated with the repair, maintenance and construction of underground cables.

Progression opportunities may be available for someone who demonstrates a desire to learn and undertake new tasks.  This will be dependent on business need.

Western Power offer many benefits including a company pension scheme, employee assistance programme, free on site parking and 26 days annual leave.

This vacancy will close at Noon on the closing date, however please note the closing date may be bought forward at any time should we feel we have received a sufficient number of suitable applications.

Main responsibilities

The work involves being away from the depot, working in and around the Lincoln area, often in a team of two people. The environment requires you to be able to react quickly, decisively and responsibly. You will also need to be flexible in your approach to assist the team in meeting its objectives.

Key Requirements:

  • Ensure before commencing work you understand the task/s that you have been instructed to undertake;
  • Promote and demonstrate a culture of Health Safety & Quality at all times;
  • Ensure the appropriate use of Tools, Equipment & Plant;
  • Report all accidents and incidents;

 

 

Ideal candidate

This role is suitable for someone who enjoys the demands of a physical outdoor environment.

You will need to be mobile throughout the area and you may also be required to undertake out of hours standby duties, therefore a full driving licence is desirable.

Some electrical experience or an electrical qualification would be an advantage.

The successful candidate is required to hold a GCSE Grade A*-G/1-9 in English or Functional Skills Level 2 English qualification.

If you have any questions regarding the application process please contact our recruitment team and they will be happy to help. You can email them on recruitment@westernpower.co.uk.

Please note correspondence regarding your application will be via email so please keep an eye on your inbox and junk box (if applicable) of the email address used to register your account.

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