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Ingenious Power Engineering

Electrical Jointer / Substation Fitter


Job purpose:

With the award of a new framework contract, this role is at the very front of what we do, providing connections for industrial, commercial, domestic and renewable clients.

The role:

  • Lead jointer within electrical jointing team, taking a supervisory role
  • Adherence to the Company’s Distribution Safety Rules (DSR) and respective Jointing Manuals in accordance with the DNO area within which the works are being completed.
  • Cable jointing – Dead and Live on DNO/IDNO and Private Networks
  • Able to work on Wavecon and PILC cables , Consac experience would be advantageous
  • Lovink capability desirable (training may be provided)
  • Installation of cut-outs (100A, 200A, 400A and 600A – HDCO/CTCO)
  • Installation of LV panels
  • Preinstallation testing of CTCO in accordance with DNO requirements and completion of associated paperwork
  • Completion of HV and LV terminations
  • Substation fit-out – including assisting with landing substation equipment on site
  • Coupling and decoupling package substations
  • Able to install substation earthing in accordance with the provided earthing design
  • Completion of work to the correct DNO/IDNO specification, and as per provided design drawings
  • Understanding of PTW and LOA requirements
  • Ability to read electrical infrastructure construction drawings
  • Ability to review and select correct materials required to complete works
  • Installation of link boxes in accordance with manufacturer and DNO requirements
  • Installation of underground plant/apparatus
  • Testing and switching on the LV Network, understanding the results of the tests and acting appropriately
  • Able to test cables and record results on appropriate test sheets
  • Preparing clear and accurate as-built drawings for jointing works
  • Full understanding of the importance of health and safety with a demonstrable ability to complete thorough site-specific risk assessments and daily activity briefings on behalf of your team
  • Maintain awareness of SHE policy and issued safety instructions
  • Advise and support the civils teams on the preparation of jointing bays
  • Maintenance of a safe working area whilst completing works
  • Maintaining a tidy work area and disposing of waste appropriately
  • Maintenance of a tidy and well organised jointer’s vehicle
  • Use of tablet to input job related information (and able to complete hard copy documents in a paper-based job pack in the event the electronic devise is not operable)
  • Use of fault-finding equipment (TDR, LV Faults sniffer and FFE equipment) would be advantageous
  • Mentoring of junior jointers, developing talent and best safety habits
  • Acting as an ambassador for the company in all works undertaken

You must:

  • Be fully trained and appropriately qualified with a minimum of 5 years jointing experience (unsupervised) on LV and HV electrical assets
  • Have experience of working alongside DNO/IDNOs/ICPs
  • Have experience of managing safety systems and associated resources
  • Have current DNO, IDNO or ICP’s authorisation for live LV jointing
  • Have HV jointing and termination experienced
  • Have sound appreciation of the operation of the electricity distribution networks
  • Have customer facing experience
  • Have completed and hold a valid substation Access certificate
  • Have valid first aid certification
  • Have an in date Manual Handling certificate
  • Have COSHH Awareness
  • City and Guilds 2304 highly valued


  • Good technical skills including problem solving and decision making
  • Self-pride in your technical capability and quality of work
  • Strong work ethic - consistent, committed and results orientated
  • Pragmatic, proactive with the ability to find solutions to get the job done safely
  • Proven interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • Clear, spoken and writing skills
  • Ability to establish strong formal and informal relationships
  • Co-operative and team-based approach to achieve overall business objectives
  • Able to work on own initiative and able to demonstrate intelligent balanced judgements in all matters
  • Enthusiastic and strong customer focus, without losing sight of safety and quality in all our outputs
  • Smart in appearance – professional at all times
  • Ambitious, always seeking to improve personal and technical skills
  • Supportive with a genuine interest in developing junior teammates


  • Above average salary
  • Opportunities to improve your skills with recognised (internal and external) training
  • Better work-life balance

Work Hours and Location:

  • Monday to Friday: 0730 1730 (10hr day – door to door)
  • Weekend opportunities
  • Sites across England, typically within the south-east (UKPN and SSE areas predominantly)
  • Overnights may be required for some projects
  • Stores are based in Reading

Why Ingenious Power Engineering

Striving to be the best means we’re competing with dozens of energy engineering organisations for the very best candidates.

But we’re confident that if you want to play a pivotal role in future energy and infrastructure solutions , Ingenious Power Engineering is the perfect place to succeed.

We’ve played important roles in the energisation of landmark projects. From concept through to detailed design and build, we cover a broad spectrum of infrastructure solutions with pinpoint accuracy.

Every day is different. We’re constantly reviewing our knowledge - because to drive change, we need to stay ahead.

We work with clients needing unprecedented and bespoke solutions. But we rise to every opportunity.

So if you’re looking for variety and to work with colleagues who are driven, powered by passion and determined to find solutions to any challenge, you’re in the right place.


After running through this checklist and think this role suits you, we would be interested in hearing from you:


Call: +44 (0)118 975 8713