Tunnel Maintenance Civil Operative

Job number:


Career area:
Asset management

Contract type:

Apply Now...

As a TUNNEL MAINTENANCE CIVIL OPERATIVE, you will have the following accountabilities:

  • Reporting to the Tunnel (Senior) Maintenance Supervisor
  • To be conversant with the operation of all electrical/mechanical plant, within the Dartford River Crossing and other M25 Tunnels, under normal and emergency conditions and be capable of operating systems under local or remote control
  • When authorised, to carry out switching on Connect Plus Services 11kV System
  • Complete switching schedules prior to any HV switching works
  • Responsible for safe electrical isolations carried out on site
  • To be able to carry out Planned Maintenance and defect repair work on a range of electrical equipment which includes Switchgear, Transformers, Pumps, Fans, VSDs, lighting and associated control gear
  • To complete any records as required, including daily worksheets, and maintenance report sheets
  • To read drawings and carry out fault finding and repairs without supervision

Who we’re looking for

You will have the following:

  • Must Have HGV Class 2 professional driving license
  • Valid CPC Drivers Card
  • IPAF Trained for MEWPS & Booms
  • Confined space trained
  • CSCS Safety Card or equivalent
  • All round experience of tunnels maintenance regimes
  • Knowledge of current Health & Safety legislation
  • Ability to work without direct supervision when requested
  • Operate Connect Plus Services vehicles as required and adhere to the company policies
  • Ability to comply with additional training requirements for sector scheme (sector 22)
  • Good customer service skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • A confident and professional manner
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a complex matrix structure
  • Team player
  • A clear and thorough communication style
  • Clean UK Drivers License