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Street Works Administrator

West Midlands, Wolverhampton
£10.00 - £10.40 per hour
Closing date
15 Jul 2022

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A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a leading utilities company as Street Works Administrator to work at their offices based in Wolverhampton (WV10 6HZ), moving to Willenhall later this year. This is a full time TEMPORARY ongoing role paying £10.00 per hour and will increase to £10.40 after successfully completing a 12 week probationary period. The hours are 8.00am - 16.00pm, Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week. Permanent opportunities available for the right candidate.

Our client has a clear roadmap that will both drive their performance to the forefront of our industry and support the UK government in achieving their net zero target by 2050. They are making a difference through innovation and new ways of working. They are shaping/creating a cleaner, greener future for their 11 million customers, they put their heart into everything they do.

About the Role

The job will be based within the Street Works and Reinstatement Administrative Team. This could involve,

  • Issuing work to Sub Contractors, working with office systems such as SAP and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint etc)
  • Taking calls from operational teams and using Street Manager (EToN) for permitting/ noticing of works
  • Traffic Management
  • Defective work resolution
  • Support of Field Supervision

Specific application process training will be provided

Key responsibilities

  • Gather, input and validate data from various sources including core systems and excel
  • Update and maintain spreadsheets, reports and trackers with a high degree of accuracy
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to ensure tasks are fulfilled within agreed timelines
  • Escalation and involvement in resolution of issues as appropriate.

Skills and experience

Good attention to detail is paramount, with the willingness to plan your own workload, balancing conflicting priorities with minimal supervision. You must have good communicative skills both verbally and in written forms. A broad knowledge of desktop application use is highly desired.

To apply you'll possess the following qualifications, skills and experience,

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written to ensure that successful relationships are established and maintained
  • Logical thinking with the ability to resolve problems quickly and effectively
  • Proficient in the use of desktop applications
  • Data input, excellent attention to detail
  • Analysis skills
  • Methodical and tenacious
  • Ability to consistently work towards set objectives and deadlines
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to the changing needs of the business

** All successful are required to undergo a DBS check before starting onsite**


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We are Cadent

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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