Arborist Surveyor Wanted - Blackburn
Electricity North West
About the CompanyElectricity North West owns, operates and maintains the North West’s electricity distribution network, connecting 2.4 million properties, and more than 5 million people in the region to the National Grid.
Our network covers a diverse range of terrain, from isolated farms in rural areas such as Cumbria, to areas of heavy industry and urban populations including Manchester.
About the jobWould you like to join us on our journey? where striving for zero carbon isn’t just aspirational but a reality as part of our ‘Leading the North West to Zero Carbon’.
At Electricity North West, we thrive on being part of a customer focused team that likes to put their people first. We are committed to building our teams to represent the local communities we serve and promoting the importance of inclusivity at work. Our aim is to always encourage, support and develop our people to ensure everyone reaches their full potential.
An opportunity has arisen for a Utility Surveyor to join us and be part of the vegetation delivery teams based in Blackburn.
As a Surveyor you will work independently, liaising with landowners to conduct UA5 surveys on our extensive overhead network. You will manage your own workload, completing all aspects of the survey to effectively maintain trees adjacent to overhead power lines.
As the successful candidate you will hold:
RFS in arboriculture or equivalent
An NPTC UA1 & UA5
Driving license (essential) – preferably with B+E (trailer towing)
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to build relationships with customers
Proven team working skills and desire to be part of a great team
Excellent organisational skills combined with the ability to work under own initiative
A result focused approach with the ability to achieve deadlines
Basic chainsaw use (desirable)
Aerial rescue (desirable)
Windblown / medium trees (desirable)
LANTRA / NPTC chipper certificate (desirable)
A full role profile is available from firstname.lastname@example.org
What are we offering?
A competitive salary, a colleague bonus scheme, a market leading contribution pension scheme, 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to a maximum of 30 days plus a variety of flexible benefits including buying and selling holidays and the opportunity for career development.
If successful in your application, you may be required to complete additional employment checks before the offer can become unconditional. Due to the nature of this role the additional checks will be a Medical and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
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