Highways Electrician

  • Job Reference: 223990
  • Date Posted: 6 June 2024
  • Employer: E.ON UK PLC
  • Location: Sleaford (NG34 7BY), United Kingdom
  • Salary: £37,973
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Location - Sleaford with regular regional travel to support the wider team

Salary - £37,973


We operate one of the largest streetlight contracting businesses in the UK with a large presence in the Midlands and the North West.  As well as providing new installations for most of the UK’s Housing developers, we also work for the majority of the local authorities in our areas. 


Right now we're looking for a Highways Electrician to join our team at Sleaford with regular regional travel to support the wider team.



  • To carry out connections to 3PH DNO/IDNO networks.
  • To install and connect street lighting and highway electrical street furniture.
  • Supervision of multiple team members.
  • Testing and inspecting to BS7671.
  • Driving general and specialist company vehicles appropriate to the role.
  • The cleaning, checking and maintenance of tools, equipment and vehicles associated with the role.
  • Attending call outs as required.
  • Holding a relevant authorisation to work on distribution networks.
  • The safe use and operation of tools, equipment and vehicles associated with the role.
  • Working in a safe manner and in accordance with the Company’s Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality policies and procedures.
  • Complying with operational working practices and associated risk assessments.
  • Taking full ownership for personal health and safety responsibilities and that of the team.
  • Ensuring PPE worn at all times.

What we need from you
  • A skilled craft with a recognised apprenticeship or training programme.
  • C & G 236 Parts 1 & 2 /2330 Level 2 & 3.
  • Relevant authorisation to 3PH connections on DNO/IDNO networks.
  • 17th edition BS7671 wiring regulations qualification.
  • Full G39 qualification.
  • Current NRSWA accreditation.
  • CSCS accreditation via the Highways Electrical Registration Scheme (HERS).
  • A current driving licence and qualified to drive specialist vehicles as required.
  • A high degree of manual dexterity.
  • Extensive understanding of the Highways Lighting business and distribution network.
  • Extensive knowledge of the Company’s Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality policies and procedures.
  • The ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team.
  • The ability to take a confident but diplomatic approach to customers at all times.
Here’s what you need to know
  • Our market-leading benefits package includes 26 days holiday + bank holidays, a generous pension scheme, life cover, bonus and the chance to choose from 20 flexible benefits with tax and/or NI savings. In fact, our benefits package recently won the Personnel Today Reward, Recognition and Benefits Award 2022!
  • As the only energy company to feature in The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers (our 2022/23 ranking is 15th) we’ve proven that we’re committed to equal opportunities and actively promote a diverse and inclusive working environment, and fairness for everyone.
  • We realise the best people bring their energy at different times, so we’re happy to talk flexible working and offer a range of flexible working options, including full time, part time and job share.
  • As a Disability Confident Employer we interview every disabled applicant who meet the minimum criteria for the role.
  • We’ve exciting opportunities for everyone to develop their talent at E.ON. Our open access, inclusive talent networks provide networking, learning and development for all, building your skills, qualifications, and capabilities throughout your career.