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Highways Electrician - Cambridgeshire

Ref: 542 Date Posted: Wednesday 29 Aug 2018
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Role Purpose

To support the growth of our clients Street Lighting Business within a set contract. Carrying out various tasks within the titled role ensuring that all H&S objectives and responsibilities are adhered to.

Key Accountabilities

  • The installation, repair and maintenance of lighting brackets, overhead cables, bollards and signs
  • Installation/Jointing of Private cable network
  • Report/rectify any defects
  • The changing of lamps, lamp holders, covers, electric cells, fuses, capacitors, switches etc
  • The tracking and diagnosis of electrical faults
  • Management of basic on site risk assessments
  • Responsible for site traffic management
  • Responsible for company equipment and vehicles
  • Work unsociable hours as required

The individual

  • You should be technically competent with experience of working within street lighting.
  • Must be comfortable working within a team as well as working alone.
  • You will have the ability to read maps and must have a good level of written and numerical skills.
  • A demonstrable ability to learn new processes quickly.
  • Excellent attention to detail & self-motivated.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and work to tight deadlines.
  • Able to demonstrate technical knowledge and analytical skills.
  • Strong knowledge of electrical repair.
  • Full training will be provided to allow the successful candidate to develop into the role.

Technical Competences


  • GCSE, or equivalent, in Maths and English
  • 17th Edition Wiring regulations
  • Level 2 Electrical qualification
  • Level 3 Electrical qualification
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Willing to attend training as required
  • Full clean UK Driving License


  • Street Lighting experience
  • IPAF 1b
  • G39/1 210 Working in the vicinity of DNO
  • First Aid at Work
  • NRSWA Operative
  • Manual Handling
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