Gas Distribution Operative (GN01)



Gas Distribution Operative (GN01)




Rhondda Cynon Taff 





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Job title: Gas Distribution Operative ( GN01 )

Ref No: 2017-7033

Location: Treforest office, 6.2, Heol Y Gamlas Parc, Nantgarw, Cardiff, CF15 7QU

Project: Wales and West Utilities

Duration: Staff role

Amec Foster Wheeler ( designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.

Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently recruiting for a Gas Dsitribution Operative (GN01) with extensive experience in the street works gas distribution industry.

Purpose / Role

  • Work within a small team (2 to 4 general operatives) to undertake excavation, lay and backfill of low and medium pressure gas distribution mains (up to 355mm diameter) and property service connections on projects

Key aims and objectives

  • Undertake mains and service laying of low and medium pressure gas distribution mains (up to 355mm diameter)

Prime responsibilities and duties

  • Undertake all works ensuring that they are delivered in a sustainable, safe, compliant, timely and cost effective manner
  • To work within company and client policy, procedures and working practices. To work to regulatory / industry standards and working practices
  • At all times, ensure the safety and wellbeing of yourself, your team and others affected by your works including members of the public
  • Ensure that you and your team only carry out work for which you / they are trained and competent for, and cease work where procedures and safe working practices cannot be followed
  • Assist as required in the planning of works in accordance with the main programme ensuring that the team are able to undertake the works in a safe, efficient and organised manner. Assist in the management of the local construction site, including operatives, deliveries and collections form site as well as all site visitors
  • Attend a daily safe start team briefing and tool box talk as required
  • Attend safety briefings, training, consultation meetings and health surveillance as and when required
  • Liaise as required with customers and local stakeholders to minimise disruption to communities in which we work
  • Ensure only approved and safe equipment, plant and machinery is used, in the correct manner to protect the asset
  • Report all equipment defects
  • Report and / or record all accidents, incidents, environmental events (aspects and impacts), damages, near misses and illnesses, and co-operate with site inspections and investigations
  • Comply with the Health, Safety, Engineering & Environmental requirements relevant to your duties and responsibilities
  • Ensure personal registered qualifications are up to date, and ensure that the annual review process is undertaken
  • Ensure quality of workmanship meets minimum standards
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Amec Foster Wheeler

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