Public Lighting Operative

Favourite Orkney Islands Council
Ref no: ORK02349
Closes: Monday, 2nd April 2018
Published: Friday, 9th March 2018
Location: Various Locations In Orkney
Salary: £18,694 - £20,411 per year
Hours: 37.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Orkney Islands Council
Category: Roads/Transportation
Sub-category: Roads (Roads / Transport)


Development and Infrastructure
Roads and Environmental Services - Operations

Public Lighting Operative

37 hours per week
£20,788 - £22,505 (including Distant Islands Allowance)

We are looking for a Public Lighting Operative to work on the installation and maintenance of the Council’s street lighting network.

You should have a recognised electrical qualification and wish to pursue a career in public lighting. Training will be given for specialist operations if required.

You will also be required to carry out additional duties which will include the inspection and testing of emergency lighting, fire alarm systems, the testing of portable appliance (PAT) and other general electrical duties associated with building construction and maintenance.

You will be required to work either individually or as part of a team to ensure the efficient operation of the service.

You must have a positive approach to health and safety and will require a flexible attitude to work.

You will be required to participate in a callout rota for which appropriate overtime and standby payments will be made.

A full and current C1 driving licence is essential.

An SVQ Level 3 – Installing Highway Electrical Systems or equivalent is essential. You should also hold a 16th Edition Wiring Regulations Certificate and a Certificate in Electrical Council ERG39.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Billy Johnstone, Roads and Environmental Services Operations Manager, e-mail or telephone 87 2311 extension 224.

Closing Date: Monday 2 April 2018

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.

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