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Skilled Operative- STMS (multiple roles)


Dunedin, New Zealand

Reference: 5385926

At Unison, we have a vision to deliver world-class network and energy solutions to our customers. To achieve that, we need a team of people passionate about delivering excellence through innovation, coupled with superior customer service. We also believe that teamwork and integrity, together with a focus on the safety and wellbeing of our employees and communities will help us achieve our vision.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Organise daily traffic management requirements:
    • Assign staff, subcontractors and equipment to undertake traffic management;
    • Undertake traffic management duties.
  • Review received service requests:
    • Reactive call-outs;
    • Urgent and justified call-outs for the day and allocate;
    • Planned service requests for projects;
    • Update STMS calendar as required
  • Prepare documentation which may include:
    • Carrying out site visits;
    • Prepare TMP's to submit to RCA's;
    • Meeting with person/s making the request/s;
    • Contact affected RCA for discussion and agreement of process.
  • Auditing and monitoring:
    • Site visits to check compliance and discuss issues with site personnel;
    • Monitoring of all sites, attended and unattended.
  • Equipment Management:
    • Clean and maintain equipment for daily use;
    • Ordering of new equipment as required;
    • Keeping an inventory of all available equipment for use on each vehicle;
    • Utilise trucks and trailer for daily use and call-outs.
  • Preparation of documentation for ongoing work:
    • Project works;
    • Call-outs.
  • Undertake staff training:
    • Conduct STMS and TC courses as required;
    • Coach staff on traffic management;
    • Present traffic management issues at staff meetings.

Other Responsibilities (as time allows):

  • General labouring duties;
  • General machine operation;
  • Supervision of small teams and/or sites;
  • Drive vehicles appropriate to driver's licences held;
  • Operate plant appropriate to licences and/or unit standards held;
  • All other tasks as required to complete civil work and that are mutually agreed.

Health & Safety

Comply with the Company's Health and Safety requirements and in particular:

  • Ensure that no action or inaction on your part while at work, harms any member of the public or damages their property;
  • Ensure safety to members of the public, and their property, by following all company policies, procedures and promptly reporting public safety issues;
  • To follow the safe working practices set out in the Safety Manual - Electricity Industry (or its revised equivalent);
  • Ensure your own safety at work;
  • Ensure that no action or inaction on your part while at work, harms any other person;
  • Report any hazard identified within the workplace or arising out of the work;
  • Report and record injuries/illnesses arising out of the work or the work environment; and participate in emergency

Applications Close: 10 Mar 2021