Trainee Poling Operative

  • Job Reference: 263876459-2
  • Date Posted: 14 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Telent Technology Services Limited
  • Location: Dorset
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Childcare, Health and Safety, Information Technology, Telecommunications
  • Job Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Trainee Poling Operative, Dorset - Permanent

Are you looking to start a career in telecoms? We are currently seeking Trainee Poling Operatives to join our expanding team. Full training will be given at our Training School.

You'll be working in a part of Telent that is dedicated to transforming the way support is delivered nationwide to Openreach and other external network providers. We aim to be the UK's leading network installation business, harnessing and enhancing the skills of our people to deliver high-quality cost-effective services.

You'll receive formal training and on-the-job training where appropriate - to ensure you're up-skilled as technology develops along with E-learning schemes to help or refresh skills on-line.

You'll be treated as an individual. We're not a vast corporation, which means every individual counts. With us, you'll be valued and supported, involved and empowered from day one.

Role Profile:

Reporting to and tasked by the area Supervisor, working in crews made up of 2 people, you will be responsible for building and maintaining the Openreach Overhead Network, including the installation/replacement of poles, cables and associated equipment.

Typical Deliverables of a Poling Operative:

Erection and recovery of telegraph poles.
Safe excavation.
Renewal, replacement and re-routing of overhead cables.
Operate pole erection unit.
Cable jointing.
Circuit testing and fault location.
Operate MEWP and work at height on telegraph poles.
Enter and work cable chambers, footway & carriage boxes and manholes.

Behavioural Requirements:

Safety Conscious - is pro-active in matters of safety and is committed to keeping pace with standards and legislation. Drives a safety-first culture with own team, suppliers and customers.

Quality Focussed - knows the importance of a right first-time culture, is a clear and proactive communicator promoting best practice across the business.

Business Operations Skills - Experience:

None or Minimal experience of installation work in a telecoms environment.
Desire to work within Telecoms environment and have some transferable skills.

Business Operations Skills - Qualifications:

Driving Licence.
Skills to be assessed at Assessment centres.

Excellent employee benefits:

Telent is committed to ensuring that we offer industry leading career opportunities, salary and benefits packages. Join us and you can expect to receive:

33 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
Company pension scheme
A range of family friendly policies including childcare vouchers
An employee-funded car leasing scheme
Occupational health support
Discounts on Cinema, Restaurants and Shopping with Telent Reward scheme

If you are looking for an new challenge and the opportunity to work for a forward-thinking key player within the telecommunications sector then don't delay, apply today.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

Telent is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion