Jointers Mate – Taunton



Salary / Pay

£24,218 + per annum

Job Type

Full time

Type of Employment


We are currently recruiting for a Jointers Mates to work for a national utilities company,  based in Taunton. As a Jointers Mate, you will benefit from working for a prestigious and leading brand name within its field, gaining opportunities for a career and self-development. Excellent benefits include provision of all PPE, all appropriate tools and a host of personal benefits (26 days holiday plus bank holidays, annual salary increases, training courses, free parking). Opportunities to progress for the right candidate.  

Our client is a leading energy distributor in the UK with a first class reputation for network reliability and business efficiency and provides on-going development and training of staff to ensure the company continues to hold a national reputation for excellence. 

As a Jointers Mate you will assist with general site work associated with the repair, maintenance and construction of overhead lines/underground cables. Some electrical experience would be an advantage, however full training will be given.

The work involves being away from the depot, working in the area in and around the Taunton area in a team of two people. The environment requires you to be able to react quickly, decisively and responsibly. You will also need to be flexible in your approach to assist the team in meeting its objectives.

This role is suitable for someone who enjoys the demands of a physical outdoor environment. You will be joining an already established team that offer customer service driven results within strict health and safety guidelines. 

You will need to be mobile throughout the area and you may also be required to undertake out of hours standby duties, therefore a full driving license is desirable.

To be successful in securing this role you will have hands on, outdoors experience and ideally have some basic electrical experience/knowledge. Typical backgrounds can include; ground worker, foreman, excavator, cable layer, labourer, for example. 

This is a 37 hour a week position with overtime requirements. 

The successful candidate is required to hold a GCSE Grade A*-G/1-9 in English or Functional Skills Level 2 English qualification.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete an online application form before the closing date of 26th February.

Please note that this position will be on a temporary-permanent basis, with a permanent contract after 14 weeks following a successful probation period.