Cable Puller / Pre Puller
Location: Aylesford, Kent
Salary: £26,184.60 starting salary, dependant on skillsBusiness Area:
Utilities - Telecoms Contract:
Permanent, Full Time From Telecomms to Power, from Lands' End to John O'Groats.
It's taken a great deal for Kier Group to become one of the UK's Top 3 utility providers. It's taken people like you. Professionals who can help connect, heat and power over 15 million homes and businesses - in a team that works with emerging technologies to maintain 65km of gas pipes and install one million metres of fibre optic cable every year.
Working in partnership with Virgin Media since 2001, we provide the network engineering support to connect hundreds of thousands of new customers and lay more than 100,000,000m of new networks annually, every year to customers throughout the UK. With our new growth and ambition to be industry leaders, we are looking for talented, professional and customer centric people to join our team. About the Role
Working as part of a two-person team to install, repair and test Hybrid Fibre-Coaxial (HFC) and Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) from the distribution point to Virgin Media's customer properties, in accordance with Kier's and Virgin Media's Standard Operating Procedures. You will be responsible for carrying out all pre pulling/blowing tasks as directed by your Manager and/or the daily work through your mobile device, ensuring full compliance with Health & Safety requirements. What we need from you?
To be considered for role you will ideally have previous experience in a similar position, pulling cable or blowing fibre within the telecommunications industry and used to working with power tools. You will be able to demonstrate a professional customer focused approach, while working unsupervised using your own initiative, along with the ability to work outside through all weather conditions.
Although not essential it would be beneficial if you held any of the following accreditations: NRSWA LA, O1 through to O8 but not limited to, BT Accredited/(NOPS) Network Operative Passport Scheme, CSCS/EUSR Card, & Working at height.
Due to the nature of the role it is essential that you hold a full UK driving licence
Due to geographical nature of the role you will need to live within an hour from the location you are applying for. What can you expect from us?
You can expect a competitive salary and a strong benefits package that includes:
- Free Life Assurance
- Access to our valuable pension scheme - Kier Retirement Savings Plan
- Generous annual leave allowance
- Options to participate in Cycle2Work and Payroll Giving schemes
- Two employee Share Scheme options
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
- Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing
It's worth remembering that if you are successful, we'll undertake the relevant / standard pre-employment checks after you have been offered a job. This includes taking up your references, verifying your right to work in the UK, verifying your driving licence (if applicable) and a health assessment. Due to the nature of this role, you will also be required to complete a Basic Disclosure and Barring Service Check (applicants with criminal convictions will be treated on a case by case basis. We do not discriminate based on an applicant's criminal record or the details of any offences disclosed to us). Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks. Make the journey. Leave a legacy.
Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted
We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture. Kier is an inclusive employer. Closing Date:
20/04/2021 Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.