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Ganger- HGV Class 2 Operator

Salary: £0

Location: Bury St Edmunds

Job type: Permanent

Category: Heavy Vehicle

This is a great opportunity for someone who wishes to build a career in a large company that will support you in moving up the career ladder with a heap of benefits along the way.) £29,550 per annum (Depending on Experience) UK Power Networks: UK Power Networks owns and maintains electricity cables and lines across London, the South East and East of England. We maintain and upgrade power equipment as well as move and connect new electricity cables. UK Power Networks is the first company to win the prestigious Utility of the Year Award two years running and was named one of the top large companies (Sunday Times Top 30) to work for in the country for the third successive year. Job Purpose To ensure delivery to schedule of plant, materials and equipment to Field Teams within the South East Region through the provision of a safe, efficient and effective operation. Work as part as a team on site to complete work and act a support person where required. The post holder will be required to travel to the depot and pick up HGV to start work. The post holder will also be required to work weekends. Benefits: * We offer fully paid training to give you the recognised qualifications you need to progress your career at UKPN * Paid Annual leave * Personal Pension Plan * Occupational Health support * Switched On – scheme providing discount on hundreds of retailers products. * Supplier discounts, such as O2, EE, Vauxhall cars, Universal tyres * Discounted access to sports and social clubs * Employee Assistance Programme. Principal Accountabilities: * Responsibility for all aspects of Safety, Health and Environment relevant to this role * To carry out risk assessments and maintain safe working practices * Be able to operate hand held IT equipment to receive job instructions and record site information * Ensure quality of works meets with current policies and procedures * Ensure works are carried out to meet guaranteed service standards * Ensure the security of vehicle, tools, plant and equipment * To be able to work on their own or as lead person in a 2-man team * Be prepared to undertake other reasonable duties in line with the requirements of the Company * Act as an ambassador for UK Power Networks and deliver excellent customer service Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience: * NRSWA Units (Apply online only) * HGV Class 2 Driving Licence * Full UK Driving Licence * Crane Operator Competency (Loader / Clamshell) * CSCS Operatives card * Emergency First Aid * Slinger / Signaller The following skills are not essential for the role but would be advantageous * Experience of working on electricity network * Sub-Station Entry * NRSWA Units (Apply online only) Person Skills - Work efficiently and communicate effectively with other team members - Have the enthusiasm to learn and develop new skills and techniques - Demonstrate a strong safety culture - Be flexible in their approach to work Nature and Scope: The successful applicant will be expected to work either on their own or as the lead person in a 2-man team carrying out the delivery of materials, plant and equipment to and from site. They will also assist Field Teams to complete work on site, and act as a support person when required. The successful candidate may be required to travel anywhere within the UK Power Networks Network Footprint and when required work outside of normal core hours and participate in an out of hours standby rota. Please Note: Internal candidates who are still within a probationary period must obtain the written approval of their manager, which must be submitted with their application. Health & Safety Responsibilities Managers and supervisors carry both legal and company responsibilities for ensuring the health and safety of their employees, those under their control and those who might be affected by the work undertaken, i.e. public, visitors and employees of other organisations. This includes briefing individuals working for them and ensuring there is the necessary understanding, competence and application of requirements to work safely and without harming the environment. Employees are responsible for ensuring they fully understand the health and safety risks involved in their work activities and their responsibility to apply the controls needed to manage those risks to acceptable levels. Similarly where work activities can have an adverse impact upon the environment, and particularly where there are legal requirements, employees are responsible for understanding those impacts and the controls they must ensure are applied

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