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ob Title Agent
Reports To Powercare Area Manager
Function Network Operations – Powercare – EPN Region
Location Borehamwood
Reference Number 56065
Employment Period Permanent
Contract Type Powercare Collective Agreement
Bonus 1%
Salary Range £34,510 per annum (Depending on Experience)
Closing Date 29 January 2021

 

Please note Powercare terms & conditions apply inclusive of black rock pension

 

All applications will be reviewed after the closing date

 

This is a great opportunity for someone who wishes to build a career in a large company that will support you in moving up the career ladder with a heap of benefits along the way.

 

Benefits:

  • We offer fully paid training to give you the recognised qualifications you need to progress your career at UKPN
  • Paid Annual leave
  • Personal Pension Plan
  • Occupational Health support
  • Switched On – scheme providing discount on hundreds of retailers products.
  • Supplier discounts, such as O2, EE, Vauxhall cars, Universal tyres
  • Discounted access to sports and social clubs
  • Employee Assistance Programme.

 

UK Power Networks:

UK Power Networks owns and maintains electricity cables and lines across London, the South East and East of England.  We maintain and upgrade power equipment as well as move and connect new electricity cables.

UK Power Networks is the first company to win the prestigious Utility of the Year Award two years running and was named one of the top large companies (Sunday Times Top 30) to work for in the country for the third successive year.

 

Job Purpose:

The Agent will be responsible to the Senior Agent for the delivery of excavation and reinstatement activities associated with distribution faults, small service and small works, Unmetered Connections distribution capital programme work within the UK Power Networks SPN Distribution Licence areas.

 

Dimensions:

Staff Circa: 1:15 Gangers/Labourers, Financial authority to approve corporate card expense claims and personal expenses & mileage in accordance with FAL limit.  Authorisation to sign and approve timesheets

 

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Responsibility for all aspects of Safety, Health and Environment relevant to this role
  • Management and assurance of contractors including Networks term contractors and framework contractors
  • To carry out risk assessments and maintain safe working practices
  • Ensure quality of works meets with current policies and procedures
  • Ensure works are carried out to meet guaranteed service standards
  • Be able to operate hand held IT equipment to send and receive job instructions and record site information
  • Be able to effectively manage a team of ground works operatives
  • Be prepared to undertake other reasonable duties in line with the requirements of the Company
  • Act as an ambassador for UK Power Networks and deliver excellent customer service

 

Nature and Scope:

  • The Groundworks Agent will ensure that key functions of overall project delivery are in place. These include scopes of work, procurement processes, resource planning (materials and people), transport, tools and plant, project delivery, reporting and review.
  • The Agent will report to the Senior Agent and will work within the London Region, although there may be some requirement to work across regions in order to obtain best practice. The Agent will have a high degree of autonomy but is required to support the overall team requirements and may therefore have priorities reassigned by the Senior Agent.
  • The Agent’s role is about achieving delivery of work in a safe, efficient and cost effective way. The role will require management of the project to ensure value for money and compliance with current legislation e.g. minimise defects, NRSWA fines and penalties.
  • The successful candidate will be required to travel anywhere within the SPN and LPN Footprint of UK Power Networks and be willing to participate in an out of hours standby rota.
  • Please Note: Internal candidates who are still within a probationary period must obtain the written approval of their manager, which must be submitted with their application.

 

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Streetworks Supervisors qualification is essential.
  • The applicant must have experience in managing operational ground works teams, ideally, associated with electrical utilities.
  • A safety qualification such as IOSH Managing Safely will be required as will experience of working with the CDM regulations and ISO9001 quality processes.
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • CSCS Supervisors card
  • Emergency First Aid

 

The following skills are not essential for the role but would be advantageous

  • Trench Support (deep excavation) certificate
  • A formal Project Management qualification will be advantageous
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Project, the Microsoft Office suite of applications (Excel, word and access) and project management techniques would be an advantage.

 

Person Skills

  • Work efficiently and communicate effectively with other team members
  • Have the enthusiasm to learn and develop new skills and techniques
  • Demonstrate a strong safety culture
  • Be flexible in their approach to work

 

Health & Safety Responsibilities

Managers and supervisors carry both legal and company responsibilities for ensuring the health and safety of their employees, those under their control and those who might be affected by the work undertaken, i.e. public, visitors and employees of other organisations. This includes briefing individuals working for them and ensuring there is the necessary understanding, competence and application of requirements to work safely and without harming the environment.

 

Employees are responsible for ensuring they fully understand the health and safety risks involved in their work activities and their responsibility to apply the controls needed to manage those risks to acceptable levels. Similarly where work activities can have an adverse impact upon the environment, and particularly where there are legal requirements, employees are responsible for understanding those impacts and the controls they must ensure are applied.

 

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Job Title Agent
Reports To Powercare Area Manager
Function Network Operations – Powercare – EPN Region
Location Risby
Reference Number 56046
Employment Period Permanent
Contract Type Powercare Collective Agreement
Bonus 1%
Salary Range £34,510 per annum (Depending on Experience)
Closing Date 29th January 2021

 

Please note Powercare terms & conditions apply inclusive of black rock pension

 

All applications will be reviewed after the closing date

 

This is a great opportunity for someone who wishes to build a career in a large company that will support you in moving up the career ladder with a heap of benefits along the way.

 

Benefits:

  • We offer fully paid training to give you the recognised qualifications you need to progress your career at UKPN
  • Paid Annual leave
  • Personal Pension Plan
  • Occupational Health support
  • Switched On – scheme providing discount on hundreds of retailers products.
  • Supplier discounts, such as O2, EE, Vauxhall cars, Universal tyres
  • Discounted access to sports and social clubs
  • Employee Assistance Programme.

 

UK Power Networks:

UK Power Networks owns and maintains electricity cables and lines across London, the South East and East of England.  We maintain and upgrade power equipment as well as move and connect new electricity cables.

UK Power Networks is the first company to win the prestigious Utility of the Year Award two years running and was named one of the top large companies (Sunday Times Top 30) to work for in the country for the third successive year.

 

Job Purpose:

The Agent will be responsible to the Senior Agent for the delivery of excavation and reinstatement activities associated with distribution faults, small service and small works, Unmetered Connections distribution capital programme work within the UK Power Networks SPN Distribution Licence areas.

 

Dimensions:

Staff Circa: 1:15 Gangers/Labourers, Financial authority to approve corporate card expense claims and personal expenses & mileage in accordance with FAL limit.  Authorisation to sign and approve timesheets

 

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Responsibility for all aspects of Safety, Health and Environment relevant to this role
  • Management and assurance of contractors including Networks term contractors and framework contractors
  • To carry out risk assessments and maintain safe working practices
  • Ensure quality of works meets with current policies and procedures
  • Ensure works are carried out to meet guaranteed service standards
  • Be able to operate hand held IT equipment to send and receive job instructions and record site information
  • Be able to effectively manage a team of ground works operatives
  • Be prepared to undertake other reasonable duties in line with the requirements of the Company
  • Act as an ambassador for UK Power Networks and deliver excellent customer service

 

Nature and Scope:

  • The Groundworks Agent will ensure that key functions of overall project delivery are in place. These include scopes of work, procurement processes, resource planning (materials and people), transport, tools and plant, project delivery, reporting and review.
  • The Agent will report to the Senior Agent and will work within the London Region, although there may be some requirement to work across regions in order to obtain best practice. The Agent will have a high degree of autonomy but is required to support the overall team requirements and may therefore have priorities reassigned by the Senior Agent.
  • The Agent’s role is about achieving delivery of work in a safe, efficient and cost effective way. The role will require management of the project to ensure value for money and compliance with current legislation e.g. minimise defects, NRSWA fines and penalties.
  • The successful candidate will be required to travel anywhere within the SPN and LPN Footprint of UK Power Networks and be willing to participate in an out of hours standby rota.
  • Please Note: Internal candidates who are still within a probationary period must obtain the written approval of their manager, which must be submitted with their application.

 

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Streetworks Supervisors qualification is essential.
  • The applicant must have experience in managing operational ground works teams, ideally, associated with electrical utilities.
  • A safety qualification such as IOSH Managing Safely will be required as will experience of working with the CDM regulations and ISO9001 quality processes.
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • CSCS Supervisors card
  • Emergency First Aid

 

The following skills are not essential for the role but would be advantageous

  • Trench Support (deep excavation) certificate
  • A formal Project Management qualification will be advantageous
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Project, the Microsoft Office suite of applications (Excel, word and access) and project management techniques would be an advantage.

 

Person Skills

  • Work efficiently and communicate effectively with other team members
  • Have the enthusiasm to learn and develop new skills and techniques
  • Demonstrate a strong safety culture
  • Be flexible in their approach to work

 

Health & Safety Responsibilities

Managers and supervisors carry both legal and company responsibilities for ensuring the health and safety of their employees, those under their control and those who might be affected by the work undertaken, i.e. public, visitors and employees of other organisations. This includes briefing individuals working for them and ensuring there is the necessary understanding, competence and application of requirements to work safely and without harming the environment.

 

Employees are responsible for ensuring they fully understand the health and safety risks involved in their work activities and their responsibility to apply the controls needed to manage those risks to acceptable levels. Similarly where work activities can have an adverse impact upon the environment, and particularly where there are legal requirements, employees are responsible for understanding those impacts and the controls they must ensure are applied.

 

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