SGN Oxford, Oxford, UK
Aug 18, 2017
We currently have an opportunity for two Gas Operatives (NCO1s) in the Milton Keynes area at our Oxford depot, reporting to the Team Manager. The suitable applicant must live in or close to this area. What does this role focus on? Gas service and mains repair activities. Undertaking physically demanding work involving excavating and digging in the public/private highways laying and repairing gas pipes. Working in a variety of outdoor environments safely and as part of a team. Using computer field systems and achieving high standards of safety and technical competence. What are we looking for from you? A flexible attitude to work, and willingness to take on new skills in order to further your career in the gas industry. Communicative and Inter-personal skills, including the ability to converse with members of the public. You will be expected to be flexible and to work variable hours participating in the 24 hour standby rota. NCO1 accreditation is an advantage but not essential as appropriate training will be provided. A full and valid driving licence is essential. What can we offer you? Opportunity to join one of the largest gas distribution companies in the UK. Excellent benefits scheme including retailer discounts, child care vouchers and salary sacrifice car scheme. Being part of a company that is committed to equality of opportunities for all, irrespective of sex, marital status, race, disability, religion, age or any other conditions not justified in law or relevant to performing the job. Please note that subject to business requirements we may require you to work a rota that includes between 4 to 6 'normal days' per week covering Mondays to Saturdays (Saturdays being classed as a normal working day); or 4 longer days (up to 11 hours each) per week under a rota covering Mondays to Saturdays. We reserve the right to include Sundays as part of this rota in the future if this becomes a business necessity as a result changes forced upon us by external sources.