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Jointer - Shifted

Date: 13-Nov-2021

Location: Borehamwood, Borehamwood, GB


Jointer - Shifted



Reference Number


Employment Period


Contract Type


CiP Level

Salary circa £29,378 per annum (depending on experience)
Closing Date

14th December 2021


All applications will be reviewed after the closing date


Only qualified Jointers may apply for this role


We also provide the following additional benefits


  • Annual leave
  • Personal Pension Plan – Personal contribution rates of 4% or 5% (UK Power Networks will make a corresponding contribution of 8% or 10%)
  • Tenancy Loan Deposit scheme
  • Tax efficient benefits: cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • 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 is the country’s biggest electricity distributor, making sure the lights stay on for more than eight million homes and businesses across London, the South East and the East of England.

UK Power Networks continues to be listed in the Sunday Times’ Top 25 Best Big Companies to Work For, as well as the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers, and made industry history by becoming first company to win Utility of the Year two years running (2015 and 2016, also 2012). The company is accredited in the Investors in People Platinum and Nation Equality Standard.

The company invests more than £600 million in its electricity networks every year, offers extra help to vulnerable customers at times of need, and is undertaking trials to ensure that electricity networks support the transition to a low carbon future. It also moves cables and connects new electricity supplies.


Job Purpose:

To manage electrical works which range from the connection of new supplies, diversion and alterations to locating and repairing faults.


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Location and restoration of faults on the LV underground Network.
  • Domestic connection of new/altered housing supplies and reinforcements.
  • Connection of diversions both HV/LV for developers or Local Authorities up to 33KV.
  • Responsibility for all aspects of Safety, Health and Environment in this role.
  • Delivery of the job to time and guaranteed service levels.
  • Efficient use of materials.
  • Completion of work to the correct specification.
  • To perform risk assessments and maintain safe working practices.
  • Immediate management of Craft Attendant.
  • Use of appropriate IT equipment including TDR, LV Faults sniffer and FFE equipment
  • Supervision of excavating teams



Safety Awareness, Communication Skills, Quality/Customer Focus, People Skills


Nature and Scope:

Where appropriate, the post holder will work with the team to achieve the targets set out in the Performance Dashboard. They will be able to work under their own initiative and demonstrate the ability to carry out risk assessments in order to create a safe working environment.


Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

The following skills and attributes are important to this role:

  • City and Guilds 2339 (formally 2322) certificate or equivalent 
  • HAUC (NRSWA) qualification as a supervisor and operative
  • Flexibility and able to work in a team environment
  • Ability to problem solve in a practical way
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Must have a clean driving licence
  • Understanding operational and 1:500 diagrams


Please Note: Internal candidates are eligible to apply for internal positions once they have successfully completed any contractual probationary period.


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 will ensure 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 will understand those impacts and the controls they must ensure are applied.

Employees need to be aware that for some craft and operational roles that work at height, or use fall arrest devices, there is an upper weight limit of 116Kg due to maximum safe working load of the safety equipment that is used.

If in doubt ask!


We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.