Cable Puller, Crawley

Ref No. BHN513966
Salary £11.19/hour
Location Crawley, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (4 months+)
Job Status Open


Cable Puller

Resourcing Solutions


Cable Puller

The Job

Cable Pullers Required!
Resourcing Solutions are working with a major principal contractor to deliver a high-profile telecoms project across multiple sites (Central London, South London, South West London, South East London, Crawley, Oxford, Kent & Guildford).
This work is due to the national rollout of 5G Superfast Broadband in 285 cities across the UK and will benefit 8 million homes. This will affect 20% of all UK homes by the end of 2025.
This work is expected to create thousands of jobs across the UK for varied disciplines so its great time to be getting into telecommunications with massive investment in the UK from large financial bodies.
We are currently working with a contractor who has active work and is currently hiring a large number of Cable Pullers for an ongoing programme of work presently.
You will be performing cable pulling, assisting Fibre Technicians and Civils Operatives with varied construction tasks, completing shallow groundwork and digging activities. You will potentially be using a steel saw, for which training will be provided and / or working on the tarmac to cut out and then reinstate this tarmac on the roads and public highways.
As you will be working in the public eye, sometimes in busy town and city centres or local to customer's houses and be wearing our client's branded PPE you will be expected to always behave in a professional manner.
You will be working to industry training standards, for which full training will be provided and this would be an ideal steppingstone for someone who is looking to progress within the telecoms or construction industry and build their skills.
This would also suit someone who has worked out of industry, maybe in warehouses, doing deliveries, labouring or any role in which physical or outdoor working has been normality.
Our client strongly believes in recognising talent and investing their staff. If you prove yourself there are various trade / craft accreditations within telecoms you can progress on to with this experience. We have even had Cable Pullers progress into management roles.
The Job:
You will assist with the fibre cabling underground in the street, to which the end customer's broadband will be connected and this work will take place outside people's houses. This will sometimes be the customers' house frontage and will range from a normal garden to driveway consisting of tarmac, block paving, dirt or concrete.
Laying this cable underground requires digging and cutting through this ground to establish the depth.
You will be provided with all tools and the best quality training necessary to perform the job making sure that you are able to complete this work in the safest manner possible. There will always be worksite supervision there to make sure that you are kept on task and able to perform your duties safety, accurately and effectively.
Requirements for this role:
Previous experience in a similar role will be advantageous but not essential. We have taken people from varied backgrounds such as warehouse work, deliveries, labouring, landscape gardening with limited experience. Our client is just looking for someone who is physically fit and able to cope with strenuous and demanding groundwork activities

  • Full UK driving licence, with at least one year driving
  • Willingness to travel to different residences, to install cables to properties
  • Criminal Record Checking Required (we do not discriminate)

Pay and Hours:

  • £11.19 per hour (PAYE)
  • Full time
  • Shifts can vary dependant on the location of work and demands of the project but usually a morning start between 7am and 9am
  • Usually Monday to Friday
  • Overtime rate on weekends
  • You will serve a 16-week initial agency contract with at least 2 years of work available on this project

For more information or to apply, please send through an updated CV in response to this ad or call Jaden on 07725 597 837, Bruce on 07552 838 069 or Georgia on 07584 230 905.

Bruce Dobson
manages this role


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