Street Works Administrative Assistant

Berkshire, Slough
Up to £12.19 per hour
Closing date
12 Oct 2021
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading utilities company as a Street Works Administrative Assistant x 3, based in Slough, SL2 5NA. This a full-time temporary ongoing contract, working 40 hours per week office based between 8.00am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday with overtime during evenings and weekends which will be home based, paying £12.19 per hour.

*Please note if successful you will undergo a global sanctions check**

Job Purpose

Supports the Street Works Team Leader as necessary with specific responsibility for delivering competent Street Works administration and control.

The compliant delivery of Street Works obligations under the New Roads and Street Works Act and the Traffic Management Act including charge management and lettering as directed, specifically;

  • Street Work noticing administration of Operations notices/permits.
  • Opening, monitoring and closing of legally compliant Street Work notice requests for Major and defect works within core systems.
  • Managing the receipt, start, registration and close out of Local Authority and Highway defects.
  • Processing of reinstatement works, from promotion to Reinstatement Partner to completion of work
  • Monitoring reinstatement compliance under the relevant Street Works Acts
  • Supporting the Street Works and Delivery Managers in their representations to and negotiations with Local Authorities, Highways Agency, Transport for London and all other relevant stakeholders.


Processes involved to capture and deliver Street Works services, including:

  • Compliance with mandated business processes
  • Working in accordance with all relevant Street Works work procedures as directed by the Team Leader
  • Assurance of data capture process (from creation of data in the field to capture in NG Core Systems)
  • Prepares and distributes weekly, monthly and annual Street Works reports as requested

Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in NRSWA administration within a relevant organisation is desirable
  • SAP essential
  • Experience with finance and processing orders is essential
  • IT literate with functional knowledge of MS Office programs in particular Excel
  • Capable of developing a functional knowledge of and thereafter competently using National Grid's IT systems.
  • Competent written and oral communication skills


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Proud to be the nation’s largest owner and operator of gas distribution networks, our 6,000 colleagues, working across four gas networks, keep the energy flowing to around 11 million homes and businesses. That’s half of the UK, we keep safe and warm. 24/7. 365 days a year. And have done for the past 200 years.
And now, we’re looking forward to an exciting future. A future in which we'll exceed targets and produce award-winning innovations across robotics, safety, and bio-gas. One that we’ll play a big part in shaping as we continue to provide emergency response and repair services, conduct asset replacement work and move to the frontier of our industry. A future where we'll keep the nation cooking on gas.
Join us and experience a rewarding career with real purpose and realistic progression that will make you feel genuinely proud about what you do.

How we work

The national gas distribution network isn't just a commercial resource, it’s a national asset that we safeguard for future generations. And, as we own four of the eight regional gas distribution networks in the UK, our duty is to look after and maintain them, keeping the energy constantly flowing through 130,000km of pipeline to around 11 million customers every single day.

These are big numbers. And this is a huge responsibility. Added to which, we also manage the national gas emergency number. So, every single person at Cadent should feel really proud of the fact that they’re helping to smoothly and safely power everyday life in Britain.

They should feel proud to play their part in sourcing secure, affordable and sustainable gas for the future too, as we look ahead to RIIO-2. We’re improving our service to our customers by delivering the right solutions at the right cost, and working to achieve frontier performance by developing a high-performing culture across the business. Yes, targets will be stretching. But, we’re confident that a good plan well-executed will get us to where we need to be.

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