Job Details

Electricians Mate

South West
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type

Amey is one of the leading and most diverse infrastructure support service providers both in the UK and internationally with over 20,000 employees.

Through excellent relationship with the Oxford City Council, we’ve won more trade work in Oxfordshire. As a result, an opportunity has arisen for a Street Lighting Operative to fulfill the demand.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Street Lighting Operative to join a small team based at our Oxford Depot. The Street Lighting Operative will pay a key role in the delivery of superior service to our client.

To be successful in this role, you should be able to work as a part of the team and individually. You should have a great attitude towards adhering our values that puts people first and a good knowledge of working in outdoor aspects of electrical installation and maintenance works.

What will this role involve?

  • Carry out all aspects of installation and maintenance of electrical equipment
  • Carry out routine maintenance Block change and clean lanterns
  • Should be able to work at heights of up to 12 metres
  • High demand for physical tasks i.e. digging
  • Provide support to other Amey contracts as required
  • occasional contact with statutory undertakers operative
  • Responsibility for the security of plant, tools and materials
  • Responsible for the safe use of vehicles
  • Responsibility for wearing all PPE
  • Promote and follow health and safety procedure at all times
  • Attendance at regular tool box talks
  • Attend all required training
  • Excavate for bollard and sign foundations
  • Occasionally unsociable hours and overtime and to undertake emergency call out and standby may be required


What are we looking for?

  • Appropriate qualification to electrical trade
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Knowledge of electrical testing procedures
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal/written) and be able to manage stakeholders at all levels
  • Abrasive Wheels
  • Card ECS
  • CAT Scanner (Highhways)
  • ECS Health Test
  • Environmental Awareness Tool Box Talk
  • HEA 302 - Signing, Lighting and Guarding
  • Personal Highways Safety
  • IPAF Use and Inspection of Harness
  • IPAF Vehicle Mounted Platform to 26m
  • LANTRA Health & Safety Awareness
  • Manual Handling Highways Electrical
  • Medicals - Other
  • NRSWA Unit 003 - Excavation
  • Ladder Use