Trainee Cable Jointer

Job reference: 001139

Location: Workington

Closing date: 20/05/2022

Salary: £23,484.00

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Operations

Hours per week: 37

Would you like to join us on our journey? Where striving for zero carbon isn’t just aspirational but a reality as part of our ‘Leading the North West to Zero Carbon’. 

At Electricity North West, we thrive on being part of a customer focused team that likes to put their people first.  We are committed to building our teams to represent the local communities we serve and promoting the importance of inclusivity at work.  Our aim is to always encourage, support and develop our people to ensure everyone reaches their full potential.

Our role

We are looking for 2 Trainee Cable Jointers to join our team in Workington.

You will be part of the Operations team responsible for Jointing cables on the underground electricity distribution network, working on both live and dead circuits.

To become a Cable Jointer, you will follow a predetermined training and development plan designed to enable you to gain the appropriate skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications to become a Cable Jointers Mate then moving on to become a fully qualified Cable Jointer. 

What we are looking for:-

  • Be willing to work outside in all weathers with some anti-social hours – essential
  • Be customer focused with the ability to communicate clearly – essential
  • Be in possession of a full UK driving licence – essential
  • Be well organised, self-motivated and happy working as part of a team - essential
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to complete paperwork relating to work-based activities - essential
  • Hold a minimum of 5 GCSE’s or equivalent – essential
  • Experience of operating plant - desirable
  • Relevant utility or street works experience - desirable
  • Computer literacy – desirable

A full role profile is available from

In return we will offer you: 

Bonus earning potential of up to 10% of your base salary, 26 days holiday rising to 30 days plus bank holidays, enrolment into the company pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 14% of base salary.

If successful in your application, we will require additional information in order to complete a number of pre-employment checks before the offer can become unconditional. Any unconditional offer of employment with Electricity North West is subject to satisfactory checks. Due to the nature of this role the checks will be a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) and a Medical check.

We do not accept speculative CVs from agencies. Any received we will assert ownership of the candidate and no fee will be payable. 

We would encourage you to submit an early application as we reserve the right to close this vacancy early.


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