Are you a qualified electrician with street lighting exposure?

Have G39 and IPAF 1b experience?

Immediately available?

Our client is looking for a Street Lighting Electrician to join their street lighting operations team based and working in York for an initial 6 months.

The purpose of this role is undertaking installation, maintenance and routine work for a full range of highway lighting apparatus including street lighting columns, lanterns, brackets, poles and signs.

This is a physically demanding role which will involve you working outdoors, on public highways and at heights. You may also be required to form part of a call out rota to attend to emergencies outside of normal working hours as required.

Duties will involve:

  • Installation connection/disconnection of street lighting lanterns/circuits
  • Safe isolation and connection of supplies (highway electrical)
  • Electrical testing of street lighting columns/circuits
  • Some minor excavation works if working with crews
  • Test and repair of street lighting faults on both DNO and private electrical circuits
  • Any other street lighting/highway electrical duties asked to be undertaken
  • Liaising with contractors/internal and external agencies at times
  • Respond to supervisors instructions

You will need the following:

Previous experience of the Street Lighting industry/Civils works, operating machinery, working on the highway and at height is preferable, as well as a full understanding of utility drawings and the dangers of damaging underground services.

  • Qualified electrician to City & Guilds Electrical Installations 236 (Parts 1&2) or similar approved
  • IPAF MEWP operation training or experience
  • G39/1 210 Working in the vicinity of DNO
  • 7.5 Tonne Driving licence
  • NRSWA Operative

This is a full time role, with a minimum of 37 hours a week.

Regrettably we are unable to respond to every application we receive.

To apply for this vacancy you must be able to work in the United Kingdom.


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