Operator Fitter

Job Type:
Job Sector:
South West
£29,016 to £32,421 per annum
Salary Description:
£29016 - £32421
Western Power Distribution
Job Ref:

As an Operator (Substation Fitter) you will assist a Craftsperson with general site work associated with the the construction, maintenance and repair of plant and switchgear up to 66kV.  In addition you will be required to undertake substation inspections.

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.

Please note that we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should sufficient numbers of applications be received. We recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible.
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 Responsibilities As an Operator you will assist a Craftsperson with the general site work associated with the construction, maintenance and repair of plant and switchgear up to 66kV. In addition you will be required to undertake substation inspections. 
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.

Contact Details:
Western Power Distribution
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Janette Carter

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