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Senior Technician - Shrewsbury Coleham

Posted: 12 Nov 2020 Closes: 12 Dec 2020
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom GBP 39,005.00 per year
Permanent & Full-time 293625454

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Brief Description

Undertake and direct inspection, faulting, maintenance and renewal work as allocated safely, efficiently and to relevant standards and where directed lead a team.
About the role (External)

Duties and Responsibilities:

Establish and maintain appropriate safety arrangements for staff under your control including Contractors.
Carry out work safely and in accordance with the safe systems of work procedures, method statements or other relevant instructions.
Undertake work and associated duties for which you are trained and competent.
Undertake and direct work activities in a safe and efficient manner and in accordance with all relevant standards.
Control and check the quality of work undertaken and confirm assets are compliant to standards.
Check that the staff under your control have the appropriate and valid competencies.
Check that vehicles, plant, tools, equipment and materials under your control are fit for use and are used/stored and disposed of correctly.
Accurately report all work completed/not completed and produce/maintain records as required.
Contribute to your own development and that of others.
Adhere to company policies and procedures.
Deputise for the Section Manager as required.
Coach and mentor junior grades as required.


Experience, skills, knowledge, competencies and qualifications:




Experience of arranging and implementing safe systems of work.
Knowledge of how to organise and control the safe and efficient delivery of work.
Able to demonstrate, promote and embed safe working behaviours within the team.
Able to lead, motivate and direct a team.
Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Knowledge and experience of Communications inspection, faulting, maintenance and renewal techniques.
Knowledge of relevant standards, procedures and instructions.
Hold and retain competencies relevant to this post, required by business need.
Ideally hold (or be working towards) an NVQ level 1 or 2 (or equivalent) in a relevant subject or have attained an appropriate level of knowledge through equivalent relevant experience.
Able and willing to drive vehicles as required by business need.


How to apply (External)

Salary: £39,005 per annum.

Closing date: 23/11/20. Late applications will not be accepted.

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