Field Engineer/Jointer – Operations T&E

June 21, 2024

Job Description

09 May 2024

Freedom Networks are currently recruiting Jointer’s to be part of a team undertaking power cable jointing works on paper/lead, Alpex and polymeric/ polylam/ triplex cables associated with the construction and repair of electrical power distribution systems from LV to 33kV in a manner that delivers safe, high workmanship quality and fit for purpose networks for the customer, and which promotes the company in a positive light at all times

Jointing opportunities to assist with the delivery of the SSEN Primary Substation refurbishment programme. Should have current SSEN authorisations.

Extensive DNO experience and competent to work on New Connections, Link Box replacements, Switchgear Replacements and Diversions workstreams. Must adhere to the DSR’s, Engineering Instructions, Craft Manuals and Safe Working Practices.

You will:

  • The installation of power cable joints and terminations on underground LV to 33kV cables or substation cable systems, switchgear, transformers associated equipment in substations operating at up to 33kV.
  • Complete all tasks and task types allocated, increasing skill range and knowledge in the process.
  • In addition to power cable jointing this can include excavation works, cable pulling, mechanical fitting, electrical fitting, and small wiring.
  • Undertake the site supervisor role in accordance with the CDM regulations as required – this may include the control of Customer appointed contractors and/or company appointed sub contract labour when required

You will have:

  • Suitable trade tested certification in power cable jointing and terminations from a recognised training school and/or relevant experience
  • Basic operational knowledge of electrical or mechanical systems
  • Craft skills experience using hand tools
  • Experience of working on CDM sites.
  • Emergency 1st Aid and Manual Handling
  • Full Driving Licence
  • SSEN Authorisations

About Us

Freedom are part of the NG Bailey Group, one of the leading independent engineering and services businesses in the UK. Founded in 1921, with a turnover of £500m and 3000 employees, we are proud of our history of developing great people through our investment in training.

You will be working as part of a team where we are committed to creating a culture where we treat each other fairly and with respect, recognising everyone as an individual.

Progression is something we value and we’ll make sure that when you join us you have a clearly defined development path, supported by regular reviews, training and ongoing support to enable you to be the best you can be