DESIblitz Job: Gas Engineering Operative – Wales & West Utilities

Gas Engineering Operative – Wales & West Utilities

£24,680 per annum
08/10/2018 Closes: 31/12/2018

Wales & West Utilities

Looking to start your career in the energy sector? 
We are proud to say we lead the way in exceptional customer service and  provide a safe and reliable gas supply to 7.5 million people throughout Wales and the south west of England. If you think you’ve got what it takes, you could play a vital role in our business now and in the future.

What is the job?
As a Gas Engineering Operative with Wales & West Utilities, you’ll be working hard to maintain existing gas equipment,  lay new gas supply pipes to keep the gas flowing to heat homes and power businesses, while delivering outstanding levels of customer service.

You’ll be:  Responding to gas emergencies, repairing gas supply pipes and the gas network where needed to keep the communities we serve safe.
Laying new gas pipes to connect homes and businesses to the network
Supporting our gas pipe investment upgrade and gas network extension programmes
Working as part of a two person team,  delivering outstanding levels of customer service
Willing and able to work a variety of shift patterns, including weekends and evenings, as part of a 24/7/365 rota.

You’ll need to have
A full, valid driving licence
The ability to work a variety of shifts, including evenings and weekends as part of a 24/7/365 standby rota
The energy to  work outdoors in all-weather conditions
The ability to work well as part of a team,
A keen sense of pride in delivering great customer service
As we are a safety critical organisation, all offers of employment are subject to both drug & alcohol and medical screening.

We’d love to see
Previous experience in an operational role, ideally within utilities
Evidence of working as part of a team
Examples that show us how you take pride in your work

Your Reward
Starting salary of £24,680 and potential additional earnings through the standby rota (not guaranteed)
25 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays
A generous Defined Contribution pension scheme
Flexible benefits options
Career progression opportunities
A comprehensive training programme will be provided

The way we do things
Wales & West Utilities is a values-based business and we are looking for people to join us that share our core values. You can find out more here.

Please Note
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