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Operator Overhead

Location:
Radstock
Company:
Western Power Distribution

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As an Operator (Overhead Lines) you will assist a Craftsperson with the construction, maintenance, replacement and repair of overhead lines up to and including 66kV.

The work will involve being away from the depot, normally working in a team of two people. The working environment requires quick, decisive and responsible actions to meet the demands of the role.

Applications are being processed by Brite Services recruitment agency. To apply please contact Brite Services on 01626 280077 or email utilities@briteservices.co.uk
Job DescriptionWhen 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 areas as diverse as:


Highly populated urban centres such as Birmingham, Bristol , Nottingham and Cardiff
Beautiful remote locations including the Brecon Beacons, Dartmoor and the Peak District.


You will become integral to a company offering many benefits, which is committed to investing in the latest technologies and working methods to improve service to customers.

We know that our people are at the heart of this success and work hard to create a purposeful working environment which everyone can be a part of.
Main ResponsibilitiesYou will be required to work at heights on all types of overhead line. Duties include:


Undertaking deadwork on the LV, HV and EHV systems under the leadership of a Technician or Craftsperson.
Operation of mechanical equipment
Inspect poles and overhead equipment and rectify minor defects
Trim and fell trees
Excavate, lay cable and backfill
Excavate pole and stay holes
Deliver planned shutdown notices, make appointments
Resolve customer complaints (directly where possible)

The Ideal CandidateYou will need to be flexible in your approach to assist the team in meeting its objectives.You will ideally have some experience in the electrical field, however all necessary training will be provided.

You will need to be mobile throughout the area as you may be required to undertake standby duties, therefore a valid driving licence is essential.

Please note, where job roles involve working at height and the use of Personal Fall Protection Equipment, there are restrictions on the maximum weight of the individual.

Applications are being processed by Brite Services recruitment agency. To apply please contact Brite Services on 01626 280077 or email utilities@briteservices.co.uk

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