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Wessex Internet

Job title:
Rural Civils Operative
Exhibiting at:
Bournemouth Careers Fair
Region:
South West
Wessex Internet
will be hiring at the
Bournemouth Careers Fair
, which takes place at
Bournemouth Pavilion
on
Friday, October 25, 2024
between the times of
10am - 2pm
.
Company Description

Why work for

Wessex Internet

?

Wessex Internet is a rapidly growing local fibre provider across the South West. We offer great company benefits. It is a great opportunity to join a company who are making a real difference to Rural areas.

job description
Job Description

The Role:

Rural Civils Operative

About Wessex Internet Wessex Internet, a dynamic and rapidly expanding Internet Provider in the South West and revolutionising full fibre broadband deployment in rural areas. Committed to delivering lightning-fast broadband to thousands in the countryside, we design, build, and manage our own cutting-edge FTTP network. We are delighted to be expanding our Network to over 10,000 homes in the New Forest with connections set for early 2024. Recipient of multiple awards, including Overall Fibre Provider of The Year 2023, Wessex Internet has doubled in size over the last 18 months. Despite our rapid growth, we prioritize maintaining excellent customer service and invest in staff development. Our commitment to creating a great workplace earned us a finalist spot in the 2023 UK Fibre Awards for the Best Company to Work for. As part of our vision to enhance the broadband experience, we are actively recruiting individuals to join our innovative team. Wessex Internet fosters a collaborative environment where each contribution is valued, providing ample opportunities for personal and professional growth. If you're passionate about transforming the broadband landscape and being part of an award-winning company at the forefront of the industry, Wessex Internet is the place for you! Join us in this exciting time as we continue to shape the future of internet provision. The Role Our Civils Infrastructure Team are looking for machine operators to join our Vibratory Mole Plough and Directional Drilling teams. Our unique trench-less equipment allows for simple and efficient network build across varying soil types and terrain. Reporting into one of experienced team leaders you will be working within our larger Civil Engineering Department. Initially your main role will be operating one of our 2.7ton Kubota diggers, supporting the smooth running of the mole plough and or drilling machines. Our successful candidate will have experience within a civils construction role or come from a farming background with experience of using agricultural machinery. Knowledge and experience of working across agricultural land and or experience in excavation works and cabling will support in understanding the challenges faced when building new infrastructure across tricky terrain. The successful Candidate will undergo a structured Induction and Probationary training plan. At Wessex we are proud to offer on going development and career opportunities. With a rapidly expanding Civils Department, we are supporting progression from within, focusing on upskilling and developing our Operatives to become our future leaders. Responsibilities Work cohesively as part of a team Operate excavation machinery to complete fibre lay, manhole installation and construction if telecommunication cabinets Identify and feedback on issues/challenges which may hinder the teams progress Support carrying out regular maintenance checks on machinery Always instill safe working practice Raise any concerns around potential H&S risks Record and feedback any accidents and or near misses to the Team Leader Support in training new team members Requirements Ability to work in a range of field environments Competent using plant and machinery Enjoy working outdoors in an active role A full UK driving license Work well as part of team Prior experience working on agricultural land, excavation and or cable/pipe works Advantageous But Not Essential B&E trailer license CSCS Street Works / Cable Avoidance Shortlisted applicants will be offered a Trial Day with the Civils team instead of a formal type interview. At Wessex we value the importance of candidates fully understanding what our field based roles involve and getting a little taster. The successful candidates will receive full payment for this trial day in their first pay-packet. Benefits 25 days of annual leave, plus bank holidays The option to buy or sell an additional 5 days of holiday Enhanced Family Pay Private Medical Insurance Life Assurance Income Protection Cycle to Work Scheme Tech Scheme Opportunities to progress your career - we’re a young, fast-growing business that is proud of our team of homegrown specialists. Whether you want to step up to lead a team, or expand your skills in a new area, we’ll help you reach your potential Free breakfast – including fruit, snacks, teas & coffees available throughout the day Regular social events Free onsite parking 75% discount to Wessex Internet package Find out what it’s really like to work at Wessex Internet from some of our team by visiting https://www.wessexinternet.com/careers/ and watch our short video https://youtu.be/5U1j7GzB3Cc

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