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Highway Lighting Operative

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Location: Cornwall

Salary: £11.45 per hour plus excellent company benefits package

Our Role

You will be working as part of a team that undertakes installation and maintenance of highway lighting equipment including street lighting columns, lanterns and signs. This is a physically demanding role which will involve you excavating column holes and operating a Hiab crane to install the columns. You will be required to join a standby rota and undergo training when required.

Your Skills and experience

Preference will be given to HGV licence holders and Hiab trained operators. Experience of highway working, excavation works and locating underground services would be useful. You must be able to demonstrate safe working and how to interpret utility drawings.

The use of cable locating tools and previous experience related to this role would be beneficial.

Our Company

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities.

SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK’s largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.

Our Benefits

With more than 22,000 employees working over 242 locations, we strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, you’ll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You’ll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days (inclusive of public holidays), with the option to buy up to 10 extra days. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our “Be the Difference” scheme.

Next Steps

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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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