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Jointer Electician

Posted: 16 Apr 2020 Closes: 15 Jun 2020
Barnsley, GB 30678
Permanent & Full-time eon2/20200416115705

E.ON is a global provider of specialised energy solutions. We operate one of the largest streetlight contracting businesses in the UK, with a large presence in the Midlands and the North West. We’re currently looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working Jointer Electrician to join our team.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Install and maintain street lighting columns and signs.
  • Complete mains and service cable jointing on electrical distribution networks.
  • Perform electrical work and testing to BS7671 on Highway lighting equipment & EV charging systems.
  • Carry out risk assessments and maintain safe working practices.
  • Supervise and provide training to Jointers Mates and Apprentices.
  • Drive general and specialist vehicles appropriate to the role.
  • Work unsocial hours when required.
  • Act as an ambassador for E.ON UK and deliver excellent customer service.
  • Ensure the safe use and operation of all tools, equipment and vehicles.
  • Maintain and develop competence level and technical skills to ensure delivery to high standards.
  • Attend training as required to maintain knowledge and application of systems and procedures.


  • Extensive understanding of the Highways Lighting business and distribution network.
  • Experience of working as a multi skilled Cable Jointer.
  • Completed a recognised apprenticeship or training programme.
  • Underpinning electrical knowledge to C & G 236 Parts 1 & 2 / 2330 Level 1 & 2 or equivalent.
  • A current and relevant First Aid and Manual Handling certificate.
  • Relevant authorisation to carry out 3PH UG connections to DNO/IDNO networks.
  • The ability to understand operational and 1:500 electrical network diagrams.
  • A current NRSWA qualification (Units 1-9).
  • A CSCS accreditation via the Highways Electrical Registration Scheme (HERS).
  • A current full UK driving licence.
  • Extensive working knowledge of Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures.
  • The ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team.
  • The ability to take a professional, confident and diplomatic approach to customers at all times.
  • A high degree of manual dexterity and ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions.

It would be great if you had

  • A current licence to drive 7.5 tonne vehicles.
  • A current licence to drive a HIAB for column installation and removals.
  • A Mobile Elevated Working Platform (MEWP) licence.


What we'll give you in return

  • 26 days’ holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Pension scheme with generous contributions from E.ON
  • Appropriate training and development
  • Paid overtime
  • Comprehensive flexible benefits scheme
  • Retail discounts and cashback


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