Date: 25 Mar 2024

Location: Bedford, GB

78804- Jointer

This jointer will report to the the field staff supervisor and will work within network operations based in our Cambrige or Bedford office. You will be a permanent employee in our UK Power Networks team.

You will attract a salary of £35,061 per annum - Depending on experience and a bonus of 3%.


If you are successful, you will need to undertake a medical and DBS reference check


Close Date:.21/04/2024


candidates with suitable transferrable skills /experience would be considered for the role of Craft Attendant Jointer



Job Purpose:

To manage electrical faults, repairs and network alterations and new connection work which involves jointing work on the LV/HV distribution network. This will also include assisting in the restoration of LV supplies as part of fault working and system emergencies .


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


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.

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