Job Reference: 2963EXT
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 28/05/2012
||Up to £30K (on target earnings) plus company vehicle, pension and excellent flexible benefits
With your modern apprenticeship or equivalent, you could craft a fantastic future with us, one of the largest utilities in the world. We currently supply millions of homes and businesses across the country with gas and electricity. Join us and you’ll use your skills to maintain a range of mechanical equipment.
You’ll be required to undertake a range of duties on electrical and mechanical plant equipment including maintenance, fault finding and repair in accordance with appropriate safety standards, and with a view to minimise cost and increase safety standards. You’ll work towards eliminating risks and hazards by adopting and enforcing risk assessment and method statement techniques.
Whether you’re working in a team or on your own, you’ll have the confidence and capability to be responsible for your work In addition to your knowledge of electrical and mechanical maintenance work, its initiative enthusiasm and problem solving skills you’ll call on. You’ll also require excellent communication skills and a basic level IT skills to record and access data in an accurate and timely manner.
Although we’ll develop your skills and build on your experience, you’ll certainly need motivation, commitment and flexibility, alongside appropriate permission to drive in the UK and willingness to travel between sites. Your modern apprenticeship in an electrical or mechanical area and a City & Guild 232 or NVQ Level 3 in an electrical or mechanical discipline, are essential and will ensure you have all the right qualities needed to enhance your career and our service. Once fully competent, you’ll then mentor less experienced colleagues, and monitor progress of contractors.
Maintenance Delivery Electricity (MDE) is responsible for the continued safe and reliable operation of the electricity transmission network through the efficient maintenance of substation and overhead line assets. We have responsibility for on-site safety management, and for the commissioning and operation of new equipment on the transmission system. We have a team over 1000 engineers and craftspeople dedicated to "keeping the lights on", working within in a high safety and environmentally conscious workplace.
We continue to invest in playing our part in the delivery of clean, affordable energy for the long term. We are proud to offer excellent accredited training programmes to develop our staff to meet highest safety and asset standards, and to enable staff to develop their career potential within National Grid.
National Grid is the largest utility in the UK. We are the backbone of the energy transmission system; designing, building, operating and maintaining the networks that are a vital part of bringing energy to millions of people. We’re investing £40bn by 2020 in developing and renewing the UK’s energy infrastructure and leading the way on renewable energy. There’s never been a more interesting and exciting time to join us!
In addition to the excellent development opportunities our package includes: company vehicle, individual performance related bonus, a defined contribution pension scheme, 25 days holiday, and a comprehensive flexible benefits scheme that offers a range of lifestyle, health and protection benefits.
At National Grid our culture is inclusive and embraces diversity.