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dmxEdit_1587559921786‘McCann is a growing and dynamic organisation always looking to expand and enhance the services we offer.’

 

Current Vacancies 

 

Derby CityFibre Contract

Due to our continued strong growth across the UK, we now have a number of fantastic opportunities available at J McCann & Co. to work across a sizable full fibre installation contract in partnership with CityFibre in Derby.

The positions available are full-time across a 3-5 year works programme with the potential for further work across other areas of business including construction, utilities and telecoms.

Please read on for full details about the roles available in both locations as well as information on how to apply. 

Role: Aerial operatives

Hours: Full-time

Location: Derby

Rate of pay: Competitive dependant on competency and experience

You will help to build the Future of Fibre by:

● Installing overhead fibre optic cables between telephone poles

● Perfoming construction work such as: laying cable, unreeling, pulling and stringing

wire and cable pole to pole and to customer/business locations

● Dismantling, moving or removing aerial, underground or building wire, cable,

associated equipment, poles and/orhardware as per the customer and supervisory

order

● Implementing customer standards of safety and ensuring installation quality and

processes adherance

● Complying with proper safety standards/procedures and working practices according

to company and UK laws

Essential Competencies

● Experience of working with Fibre Cabling/Fibre Optics

● Category B Licence

● iPAF 1B Licence

● CPCS Card NRASWA Ticket - Ideally Modules 1-6

● CSCS Card

● PIA Accrediation. S8 & SA001 (this can be arranged upon employment)

Desirable competencies

● ECS Card (this can be arranged upon employment)

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Role: Digging team operatives

Hours: Full-time

Location: Derby

Rate of pay: Competitive, dependant on competency and experience

Within this role you will be part of a three man team including a machine driver, labourer and

ganger. Within your application, please state which of this three man team you are applying

for. A CPCS card is required for the machine operator, with CSCS cards required for the

other two roles.

You will help to build the Future of Fibre by:

● Excavating highways and complying with NRSWA Code of Practice 1991 and

HSG47

● Installing new ductwork and chambers

● Clearing blockages

● Rod, Rope and Testing

● Compliance with specification for reinstatement of openings in highways (SROH)

● Maintaining regular communications with internal and external customers and

representing the company in a positive and professional manner

Essential Competencies

● Full UK driving licence

● Category C1E Licence - required for Driver

● Valid NRSWA street works operative units 1-9

● CPCS licence - required for machine digger driver

● Street Works / CSCS - required for labourers

● First Aid & Abrasive Wheels & Manual Handling (this can be arranged upon

employment)

Desirable competencies

● Openreach PIA Civils accreditation modules CD1, G01/G02 & SA002 (this can be

arranged upon employment)

● Competent in the use of mechanical Civils equipment

● Risk assessment and hazard identification and a strong focus on Health and Safety

practices


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Role: Reinstatement team operatives


Hours: Full-time

Location: Derby

Rate of pay: Competitive dependant on competency and experience

Within this role you will be part of a two man team completing tarmac and resurfacing works.

One member of the team will be required to operate a 7.5 tonne hot box carrying tarmac and

keeping it at the correct temperature. A Category C1 licence is required for the driver as well

as CSCS qualification for labourers.

Essential Competencies

● Category C1 Licence - required for the driver

● CSCS - required for labourers

● Valid NRSWA street works operative units 1-9

● First Aid & Abrasive Wheels & Manual Handling (this can be arranged upon

employment)

● Full UK HGV Driving Licence - required for driver

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Role: Fibre optic splicers

Hours: Full-time

Location: Derby

Rate of pay: Competitive dependant on competency and experience

The Role

As a fibre splicer, you will play a key role in helping CityFibre and McCann achieve the

delivery of full fibre to approximately 110,000 premises in Derby. You will be responsible for

splicing and testing on CityFibre’s new network to specific customer specifications. This will

include external working.

You will help to build the Future of Fibre by:

● Carrying out risk assessments prior to work

● Installing, splicing and securing fibre distribution points either above/underground or

mounted on telegraph poles

● Interpreting job packs and fibre allocation tables

● Installing splice splitters in broadband cabinets using automatic fusion splicer

● Photographing completed fibre distribution points both inside the closure and

externally, showing position on the chamber or pole

● Working safely using gate guards and signage as appropriate

● Carrying out acceptance testing using OTDR, light source and power meter

Essential Competencies

● Proven track record of fibre optic splicing

● Conversant with principles and standards for Passive Optical Networks

● Knowledge and experience of working to BT Openreach standards and processes for

underground safety, working at height and within confined spaces

● NSRWA Unit 2 signage, guarding and lighting

Desirable competencies


● First Aid & Abrasive Wheels & Manual Handling (this can be arranged upon

employment)

● PIA Accreditation. SA002 (this can be arranged upon employment


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Role: Planner/Programmer

Hours: Full-time
Location: Derby

Rate of pay: £40k - £50k p/a dependant on competency and experience


Within this role you will be expected to independently produce detailed programmes using either MSProject or Primavera P6 to ensure all daily and future works are programmed and scheduled to the required level of detail to allow operations teams to procure and schedule all activities.


The level of detail required will be down to daily street level programming for the NRSWA/Roadspace booking activities. This will require quantity take offs from drawings to determine activity durations. Regular updates and forecasts with jeopardy reports will be required using site information to ensure management is able to take a forward view and plan accordingly. The role will require a general understanding of civil engineering principles and knowledge of FTTP/Highways/Motorway contracts.


Essential Competencies

 

● Experience of working with Primavera or Microsoft Project


Desirable competencies

● Understanding of FTTP/Motorway/NRSWA regulations and requirements  

What we offer:

● 20 days annual holiday entitlement

● Competitive rates of pay and other benefits

J McCann is an equal opportunities employer and will not discriminate on the grounds of

age, sex, race, disability, pregnancy or parental leave, marital status, sexual orientation,

gender reassignment, religion or belief. In line with our Social Value commitment, we will

guarantee an interview to any member of groups experiencing disadvantage, including long

term unemployment, ex-offenders and those not in education, employment or training that

meets the essential competencies set out in the details above.

As an employee, you have the right to:

● A workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination, harassment or bullying

● Inclusive practices and behaviour in the workplace

● Equal access to benefits and conditions

● Fair allocation of workloads

● Competitive merit-based selection processes for recruitment and promotion

● Accessible processes to deal with work-related complaints and grievances

To Apply:

Please email your CV and covering letter to: careers@jmccann.co.uk. Please ensure you

have valid references available.

Please be aware that we do not accept any applications via agencies.

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Role: NHSS8 Assessor

Salary: Competitive

Hours: 40

Base: Flexible 

 

With a large, highly skilled, directly employed workforce we now have an exciting opportunity for an additional NHSS8 (National Highway Sector Scheme 8) Assessor to conduct site inspections and assessment for HERS registered operatives to satisfy the requirements of the Highway Electrical Association and National Highway Sector Scheme 8 standards.

 

To find out more details about the role, please download the job spec here. To apply, please email Ersoy Errol.