Pipelines Lead Engineer
Contract type: Permanent
Working hours: 42 hours per week
Location: North West
Salary: £23,189 - £29,972 depending on experience & excellent benefits
At Cadent we’re always striving to do more. To think smarter and respond swiftly and safely when and where we’re needed. And, as a Lead Engineer, that same drive and ambition will burn inside you. It’s what will motivate you to always go the extra mile for our customers’ and push you to develop and progress your career for yourself.
About the role
Colleagues working within Cadent’s Pipeline and Plant Protection process are responsible for the operation and maintenance of our pipelines and associated above ground assets including but not limited to mechanical operations, plant protection, and condition monitoring.
Customer engagement is important with a requirement to confidently communicate to various stakeholders both internally and externally to ensure our assets remain safe and secure.
Demonstrating flexibility Operatives work with minimal supervision but as part of a multi-faceted team of professionals - having a keen eye for detail they ensure that safe working is maintained within the vicinity of our gas network and that all maintenance and records are up to date and accurate. This is a complex environment where it is key to ensure that Health, Safety and Environmental procedures are followed.
We’re looking for people who act with pride, purpose and ownership to join us, along with having:
A Mechanical or Engineering Maintenance qualification (or similar) – ideally NVQ Level 2 or equivalent
Knowledge of pipeline maintenance, plant protection techniques or previous utilities working experience is desirable
Strong communication and customer engagement experience
Strong IT literacy
A full valid UK driving licence
Willing to work flexible hours – total hours will be based on 42 per week however this is subject to change dependent on business needs
Willing to work on standby
When you’re responsible for some of the most challenging and vital work around, it’s only right that you receive some of the best rewards and benefits around too. With us, you can expect in addition to your salary: annual performance bonus, additional pay for overtime, onerous hours and standby duties, 33 days holiday, entitlement to company sick pay, access to our flexible benefits scheme, a generous company pension scheme of up to 12% company contributions along with several other enhanced benefit packages.
Diversity and Inclusion
Cadent has a commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, the more diverse our organisation is, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our communities in all their diversity. We therefore encourage and welcome applications from people with a diverse variety of backgrounds; age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief. We want our employees to achieve a work life balance and are happy to discuss flexible working options with you if the role can accommodate it.
If you require any reasonable adjustments during the application process, please let us know. We’re committed to be Disability Confident in line with the department of work and pensions scheme.
Our nation relies on your pride and passion to keep the energy flowing and daily life running smoothly. Join us and enjoy a truly meaningful career.