Cable Operative

Ref No. BHN517088
Salary £28,000 - £34,000/annum
Location Leeds, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


Our established client are a Tier 1 contractor currently looking to recruit experienced Cable Operatives for their Virgin Media contract based out of Leeds.


Cable Operative

The Job

What you'll be doing day to day:

  • To undertake work on behalf of the client/Virgin Media in a sustainable, safe, timely and cost-effective manner
  • At all times, ensure the safety of yourself and others affected by your work
  • Only carry out work for which you are trained and competent and cease work where procedures cannot be followed
  • Ensure quality of workmanship meets minimum standards and complies with Companies/Client Health & Safety policy and practices
  • To communicate effectively with all staff Supervisors/administration and management personnel
  • To ensure accurate information/paperwork is submitted as directed in a timely manner
  • Consider the current and next phase of work and be proactive to ensure that you are able to complete all your planned work in a safe, efficient and organised manner
  • Overall management of the work site(s), including operatives, site visitors and general public at all times
  • Attend safety briefings, training, consultation meetings and health surveillance when required
  • If directed, follow up any remedial work (as necessary) in an accurate and timely manner
  • Use only approved equipment, in the correct manner and protect and trace all utilities within your works area and ensure the safety and health of yourself and others
  • Report and / or record all accidents, incidents, environmental events (aspects and impacts), damages, near misses and illnesses, and co-operate with site inspections and investigations
  • Comply with all Health, Safety, Engineering & Environmental requirements relevant to your duties and responsibilities, and ensure the safety of yourself and others
  • Ensure completion of accurate paperwork, including submission of track sheets and relevant records in a timely manner and ensure copies are retained as appropriate

Desired experience:

  • FTTP experience is essential
  • Cable pulling - fibre, coax, copper
  • Mechanical winch trained
  • Experienced in heavy cabling
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good organisation skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Have good IT skills
  • NRSWA accreditation to supervisory level
  • PIA accreditation
  • WAH accreditation


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