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Jointers Mate

Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
About us

VolkerHighways is an integrated highways service provider operating across London and the South of England. Our goal is to deliver the best highways solutions within our industry through efficiency, responsibility and a focus on clients and their customers.

Our services include highways term maintenance, street lighting and electrical services, surfacing, traffic management and public realm infrastructure projects. We also offer Smart City services, through VolkerSmart Technologies.

We help clients to focus on their customers' needs; using highways solutions based on safety, resident and business needs, asset management and asset improvement.

Our repeat business is testament to the valued services we deliver, through a culture of cooperation and partnership. We bring industry best practice and innovation to our clients by taking a leading role in the civil engineering industry and sharing in the expertise of our wider VolkerWessels UK group.

The role

We are now looking for a Jointer's mate to join the team in Oxfordshire. The successful candidate will be required to carry out cable jointing tasks for (Metered and Un- Metered) new connections, transfers and disconnections on any DNO's low voltage network.

Key accountabilities
  • To assist in cable jointing tasks for new connections, transfers and disconnections on any DNO's low voltage network.
  • Preparing cables, cut outs and routine electrical testing.
  • Read and understand utility drawings.
  • Ensure all work is undertaken in line with NERS operational procedures and method statements.
  • Carry out risk assessments and all necessary paperwork.
  • Understanding of COSHH, H&S and NRSWA.
  • Carry out safe practice excavation and temporary reinstatement
  • To work safely at all times and to ensure safety of others.
  • Carry out works as instructed by the Cable jointer in a safe manner.
  • Current jointers mate competency.
  • Ensure vehicles are maintained to a high standard, with vehicle defect sheet completed correctly.
  • Promote and execute excellent health and safety practice.
Skills & experience
  • 1 year Cable Jointers mate experience preferred.
  • Street Lighting Installation desirable.
  • Understanding of COSHH, H&S and NRSWA.
  • Previously worked for a DNO, ICP or IDNO preferred.
  • Must demonstrate good awareness of site and Company rules.
  • Be aware and comply with VolkerHighways Health & Safety, Quality and Environmental Policies.
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Ability to use own initiative

A competitive salary plus excellent benefits package



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  • Job Reference: 707320842-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Align JV
    Align JV
  • Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent