Network Fitter (Team Leader)

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Isle of Man

Salary: £32k per annum

Hours of Work: Full Time

Start Date: ASAP

Job Description

The purpose of this role is to carry out tasks and activities necessary to ensure quality of services provided within the gas distribution Network as directed by the Network Officer. Working as part of a team to maintain and improve the distribution network.

Responsible to: Network Officer/ Head of Network and Asset Operations

Responsible for: Carrying out the Operational activities on the Distribution Network as instructed by the Network Officer.

The daily duties will include:

  • Carry out work on the network as instructed by the Network Officer. This may include but is not restricted to:

  • New Service Installations

  • Service disconnections and reconnections

  • Attending and working on PRE’s

  • Odour survey

  • Pre survey

  • Mains survey

  • Dial before you dig enquiries

  • Basic Governor maintenance

  • General duties as the business may require in other functions

  • Support the Network Officer in the company's response in dealing with PRE's and Confer with the Network Officer in the evaluation and categorization of gas escapes

  • Perform tasks on the gas distribution network as directed by the Network Officer

  • Carry out routine and non-routine maintenance work on gas distribution network and associated equipment as directed and scheduled by the Network Officer.

  • Assist in providing technical expertise in the resolution of hazards.

  • Assist in the collection and reporting of operational data associated with the gas distribution network

  • Working with the team on the solution of hazards and events and investigate and control of leakage on the gas distribution network.

  • In conjunction with the Network Officer provide the full range of information and accurate drawings of the distribution network for work carried out by your team.

  • Ensure tasks are carried out with minimal disruption to customers and in an efficient manner.

  • Working in conjunction with contractors

  • On site liaison with the public and external agencies.

  • Participate on the emergency call out duty rota throughout the year, if required

  • The Post holder shall perform such duties and observe and conform with any reasonable requests by the Head of Network Operations and Asset and the Network Officer.

Health and Safety

  • Ensure a safe environment whilst carrying out duties

  • To ensure all activities comply with Health and Safety best practice

  • Ensure all activities carried out meet regulatory and safety requirements


  • Ensure all activities on the gas distribution networks are carried out with the objection of maximizing service provision and minimizing costs and incidents

Working Relationships

  • The post holder is expected to maintain a good working relationship with other members of the Network Operations team, in the IOM, Jersey and Guernsey.

  • Represent the company in matters regarding Network Operations with local customers.

Additional Information

  • Comfortable in adopting several roles in different environments to respond to requests for work on the gas distribution network.

The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Service layer

  • N.R.S.W.A. Operative

  • At least 5 years' experience in a gas or similar industry

  • Demonstrate a good knowledge of construction, operation, and I maintenance of gas plant and equipment/commercial appliances.

  • Proven experience of emergency processes in the mains, LPG and/or Plant.

  • Effective communication skills with colleagues, public, contractors and consultants.

  • Have appropriate technical, operational and process knowledge relevant to Natural Gas and LPG.

  • Be able to demonstrate and understand Technical/Engineering Standards and Codes of Practice applied within the gas industry.

  • Be able to demonstrate and evidence understanding with all health and Safety & Environment legislation.

  • Possess the knowledge and skills to be capable of completing all job documentation.

  • Be able to demonstrate a thorough grasp of health & Safety principles and knowledge of all relevant statutory legislation.

  • Ability to execute monitoring and control

  • Proved ability for unique approach and decisions taking in urgent situations.

  • Mutual respect for colleagues and management Self-motivated and motivational to others Reliable conscientious and flexible

  • Proactive, self-confident, and professional individual.

  • Able to work outside normal working hours Clean valid driving licence


  • Level 2 - City & Guilds Network Construction Operations GN02

  • E.L.R.

  • S.C.O. 1.2 & 5, C.P. Status Excavator & Dumper Ticket


Contact for this job: Lisa Doyle

Method of application: CV

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