Craft Attendant (Jointing / Electrical Mate)


Craft Attendant (Jointing / Electrical Mate)


IBERDROLA, Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 11 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 7b054be543d641c3ab10d0859ee02c6e

Full Job Description

To assist a Craftsman and undertake preparatory work and finalise work on completion of Jointing activities.

As an Electrician / Jointer's Mate, you will play an essential role in supporting Jointer by assisting the jointing team in various tasks.

The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, a willingness to learn, and a proactive attitude to contribute to the success of our projects.

Act as Safety attendant to the craftsman on site in accordance with training skills and authorisation levels.

Ensuring all site works are carried out safely including, where appropriate, acting as the nominated person in charge of safety for the duration of all works attended.

What you'll be doing

Assistance in Jointing Activities -

Work closely with experienced jointers to assist in cable jointing and associated activities.

Follow instructions and contribute to the efficient and safe execution of the task

Site Preparation -

Support the jointing team in the preparation of work sites, including excavation, trenching, and other groundwork activities.

Collaborate with the team to ensure that work areas are safe and compliant with health and safety regulations.

  • Material Handling -

  • Assist in the handling, transportation, and organisation of materials and tools required for jointing tasks

    Ensure the proper storage and care of equipment to maintain safety standards

    Safety Compliance -

    Adhere to health and safety guidelines and protocols at all times

    Participate in safety briefings and contribute to the identification and mitigation of potential hazards.

    Documentation and Record Keeping -

    Maintain accurate records of jointing activities, including material usage and work performed.

    Report any issues or concerns to the jointing team and supervisors promptly.

    Continuous Learning -

    Actively engage in training opportunities to enhance skills and knowledge in jointing activities. · Seek guidance from experienced jointers to develop expertise.

    Previous experience in a support role within the energy, construction, or utility industry is advantageous.

    Basic understanding of electrical systems and cable jointing processes is desirable

    Physical fitness and the ability to perform manual tasks in a variety of weather conditions.

    Willingness to learn and contribute to a collaborative team environment ·

    Ability to communicate with members of the public.

    Driving licence.

    Minimum Criteria
  • Driving Licence

  • Strong Work Ethic

  • Ability to work in various weather conditions

  • Manual handling

    At ScottishPower we know that our people are our strongest asset, so we're always looking for individuals whose energy, intelligence and passion can help us reach our goals.

  • At the heart of all business visions and activities are the people whose individual efforts and performance make it happen. We encourage our people to be proud of where they work, to share their ideas and to own their careers. We promote a safe working environment and push people to shape and progress their careers so that we grow our talent within the company., SP Energy Networks is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world's largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. We keep electricity flowing to homes and businesses through Central and Southern Scotland, North Wales and in the North West of England. We operate over 4000km of cables and lines that make-up the transmission network - connecting infrastructure like wind farms into the electricity system. It's a role that puts us right at the heart of Scotland's ambition to be Net Zero by 2044. And we're taking it very seriously.

    We're investing £2 billion into our transmission network, directly supporting the rapid growth needed in renewable energy. With diverse opportunities across our businesses and a commitment to invest in our own internal talent, ScottishPower can offer people real career opportunities that meet personal and professional goals, in a global organisation.

    Inclusion, diversity, and a social purpose are at the heart of everything we do. Together with our values, they bring us together into a stronger, more sustainable business with direct links to the communities we serve. It takes all kinds of people to build a large-scale business like ours, so whatever your background, you'll fit right in.

    We are committed to providing reasonable support or adjustments in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to


    Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country. If/when required, the Company will support the employee with the necessary Immigration requirements.

    As well as a competitive salary which is reviewed annually, you can also enjoy a number of other benefits. With our pension scheme, we'll double match your contribution up to a company contribution of 10%.

    At ScottishPower, we believe it's the little things we do in life that make a big difference. From helping you look after your family's wellbeing, save for your future and take personal steps for climate action - our benefits are designed to help you do just that - so that you have everything you need to take care of your world - today and tomorrow. That's why our benefits include:
  • 36 days annual leave

  • Holiday purchase - perfect your work/life balance with extra annual leave

  • Share Incentive Plan and Sharesave Scheme

  • Payroll giving and charity matched funding

  • Technology Vouchers - save more and spread the cost of your technology purposes

  • Count us in - pledge to reduce carbon emissions and help fight climate change

  • Electric Vehicle Schemes - to help you transition to green/clean driving

  • Cycle to Work scheme and public transport season ticket loans

  • Options to purchase dental insurance, private medical insurance, health cash plan and annual health assessments

  • Life Assurance (4x salary)

  • Access to 'nudge' financial wellbeing support

  • Plus, shopping, leisure, restaurant and gym discounts, and unique employee deals on travel insurance and more

  • Development opportunities at ScottishPower we believe in investing in our people that's why we have formed a training partnership with the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). Every year we provide opportunities to learn and develop new skills through further education, job shadowing and mentoring.

    For projects requiring more than +2hr travel e/w hotel accommodation + meals will be provided in line with SP travel and expenses policy.

    Overtime payments:
  • Monday - Saturday 8pm till midnight -Time and a half

  • Monday - Saturday midnight to 8am -Double Time

  • Sunday - Double Time

  • Overtime is not mandatory.

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