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Cable Gang Operatives – Stratford-Upon-Avon/Birmingham – £39,000-£50,000

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Job Description

Cable Gang Operatives

Copper Cabler – UG Route proving – Rod Rope Engineer

We are recruiting on behalf of our client who are a world-leading independent telecommunications business for Experienced Cable Gangs to work within the South Midlands area.

You will carry out duties on UK Telecom underground (UG) network and UG duct routes, to prove routes using traditional Rod & Roping techniques, clear duct route and install; cable, sub duct as directed by Project Manager.

Key duties to include:-

  • Raise reports for site/duct findings, including raising awareness of blockages and issues in terms of access to UG duct routes
  • Installation of sub duct/copper cable
  • Rodding and roping of UG duct network
  • Carry out site surveys and daily/site specific risk assessments
  • Use of Gas Detection Units (GDUs) to work safely
  • Work on and close to roads, carriageways and verges
  • To enter manhole and jointing chambers
  • Follow mandatory reporting instructions for use of smart phone/tablet to record site activities as directed by Company
  • Set up safe working sites under NRSWA Unit 2/Unit 10 including Signing lighting guarding monitoring all aspects of Health & Safety/Quality
  • Adhere to code of practice when working on or near carriageways
  • Load cable drum trailers safely within the limit of driving license entitlement
  • Carry out daily safety checks on vans and trailers before use
  • Work closely with local Project Manager and local Field QA supervisor
  • Carry out any other duties in the interest of the company

You will have previous experience within this industry working as part of a 2-man gang.It is essential that one of the gang holds a full driving license with BE entitlement as towing of trailers over 750kg will be required.

A Van, tools and fuel card will be supplied.

Hours of Work

Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 17:30 hours (Saturday is available)

However, flexibility is required due to nature of work.


Contract for Services (CIS)

From £750.00 each with potential to earn over £1,000 weekly

Please only apply if you have experience.

How to Apply

If you wish to apply for these positions, please call 0121 558 5630 or send your CV to

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