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SSE Telecoms Data installer / Electrician

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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 Datacoms 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 Datacoms 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 sites which may including installation, termination and testing of Data, Fibre Optic, Wi-Fi and electrical systems for both internal and external clients.

As a team member you may be required to join 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

To be considered for this role you will need to have experience as either Datacoms Specialist or qualified Electrician, with qualifications relevant & suitable for the grade.

You will need to have a proven track record in project delivery, installation works and great communication skills to ensure that you are able to provide information, support and assistance to site technicians, contracts manager and the client.

As part of the role, you are required to perform on site daily risk assessments, site inductions and vehicle and plant check sheets/HAVs. You will also assist in the completion of construction phase plans, site audits and safety briefs.

An excellent working knowledge of the structured cabling systems and/or the electrical systems is desirable. Additionally you should have a good working knowledge of containment systems and fibre optic installation practices.

The following would be advantageous but not essential –

* Sub Station environments

* Railway environment

* Wi-Fi systems & training


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.

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.resourcing.team@sse.com

Closing date for applications is: 25th August 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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