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07 Mar, 2018

“No previous skills or experience are required”

We are part of team helping to upgrade 35,000 kilometres of the country’s gas pipes to keep the gas flowing to homes and businesses.

We recognise and value the transferable skills that Service Leavers/Veterans have and want you to join our exciting new project.  If you enjoy working as part of a team then this could be the opportunity for you. 

Join us on a 12 week training programme to complete the ‘Network Construction Operations Gas Level 1’ course from a nationally recognised provider. Commencing employment from day one and with a guaranteed position on completion of the programme we offer the opportunity to start your career in the gas industry. 

What you will learn:

  • Gas distribution and use of Polyethylene (PE) Pipe.
  • To assist with the location and avoidance of underground structures.
  • To assist with signing, lighting and guarding of works.
  • To assist with the excavation and reinstatement of excavations and trenches.
  • To assist with the installation and jointing of PE pipe.

On successful completion of the training you will:-

  • Have a Level 1 Certificate in Network Construction Operations (Gas).
  • Be registered with the Energy and Utility Skills Register (EUSR) database.
  • Be gaining experience within one of our teams delivering this project 
  • Be working towards the ‘Network Construction Operations Gas Level 2 Service Laying’.
  • Potentially becoming a Network Supervisor or Manager

We know that your attitude and behaviours will be perfect for our business in addition we need you:- 

  • To be in possession of a Full UK Driving License.
  • Be physically fit and good with your hands as these roles can be physically demanding, involve bending, lifting and manual handling so a basic level of fitness is important to be able to conduct the job efficiently.
  • To respect the rules laid down for the safe operation of works ensuring you can follow process and comply with elements of work, including the wearing of PPE and breathing apparatus if required (this will require wearers to be clean shaven).
  • Be prepared for outdoor working conditions which may be wet and dirty,
  • To understand that working hours and travel are not always predictable as sometimes things can go wrong, therefore you need to be adaptable and flexible, with the understanding that overtime working will be required. 

Our Application process

In order to assess suitability for this programme we need you to send your CV to quoting reference number MUS/V/219/NCO1. Once we receive your application we will shortlist candidates for our assessment centre programs to be held across the regions. The assessment centre will involve a short interview and maybe a practical assessment.  The first of our programmes is due to commence late April 2018 in Romford and Hitchin.

If you think that you have the drive and enthusiasm to join our teams and support our UK clients we look forward to receiving your application. 

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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