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Jointers Mate - Barnsley

Here's what you'll be doing

Base location –Barnsley and will involve regular travel within the surrounding area. Further travel and overnight stays may be required on occasion.
Salary - £29,563


We have a market leading benefits package – it includes 26 days’ holiday plus 8 bank holidays, a generous pension scheme, life cover and the chance to choose from 20 flexible benefits with tax and/or NI savings, including medical cover/insurance

E.ON UK operates one of the largest Street Lighting Contracting businesses in the UK with a large presence in the East and West Midlands as well as the North West of England. We have four Street Lighting PFI's and work for most local authorities in the areas we operate in. We operate as an ICP and carry out jointing associated with the installation and connection of electrical networks for most of the housing developers in the UK. We have agreements to work on the DNO and IDNO networks in the UK and we are now looking at expanding and growing our Independent Connections Provider business. To assist with this growth and to meet our current obligations we are looking for enthusiastic and hardworking Jointer’s mate to join our team.


As a Jointers Mate, you’ll play a key role in installing and maintaining street lighting and highway electrical street lighting equipment, this also includes assisting the Jointer in making connections to DNO/IDNO networks.  Other responsibilities within this role include:

  • The safe use and operation of tools, equipment and vehicles associated with the role up to and including LGV (Cat C) and vehicle mounted lorry loader cranes.
  • Excavation and reinstatement in multiple surface types to current NRSWA standards.
  • Taking full ownership of personal health and safety, in accordance with the Company’s Health, Safety, Environment and Quality policies and procedures. This includes those you are working with as well as anyone affected by your operations.
  • Complying with operational working practices, method statements and associated risk assessments.
  • Ensuring correct selection and use of company provided PPE and equipment as required by the relevant risk assessment and method statements relating to each work activity.

What we need from you

  • Recognised Electrical Apprenticeship or Street lighting and LV services training programme.
  • Previous Full G39 qualification.
  • Current NRSWA Accreditation.
  • Current First Aid and Manual Handling certificates.
  • Relevant authorisation to carry out 3PH UG connections to DNO/IDNO networks.
  • Understanding operational and 1:500 electrical network diagrams.
  • Current NRSWA accreditation.
  • CSCS accreditation.
  • A current driving licence. 
  • LGV (Cat C) driving licence.

Here's what else you need to know

  • Our market-leading benefits package includes 26 days holiday + bank holidays, a generous pension scheme, life cover, bonus and the chance to choose from 20 flexible benefits with tax and/or NI savings. In fact, our benefits package recently won the Personnel Today Reward, Recognition and Benefits Award 2022!
  • As the only energy company to feature in The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers (our 2022/23 ranking is 15th) we’ve proven that we’re committed to equal opportunities and actively promote a diverse and inclusive working environment, and fairness for everyone.
  • We realise the best people bring their energy at different times, so we’re happy to talk flexible working and offer a range of flexible working options, including full time, part time and job share.
  • As a Disability Confident Employer we interview every disabled applicant who meet the minimum criteria for the role.
  • We’ve exciting opportunities for everyone to develop their talent at E.ON. Our open access, inclusive talent networks provide networking, learning and development for all, building your skills, qualifications, and capabilities throughout your career. 

E.ON is committed to equal opportunities and actively promotes diversity, equality and flexibility.

At a glance

Reference no.: 214980 Closing date: 04/12/2023 Salary: £29,563

Get in touch

For more information please contact the recruiter Lis Elliott, lis.wood@eon.com. Please note, CV's emailed directly will not be considered.

About us

E.ON is a privately owned international energy company. Our 42,000 colleagues in 13 countries work daily towards the improvement of technical innovations and user-friendly customer solutions for the new energy world. We are the first large energy company to focus more heavily upon the energy of the future through our three business areas of energy networks, renewable energies and customer solutions.

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