Site Routine Attendant - Substations - Merseyside


Liverpool, GB, L33 7TT GB Stoke On Trent, GB, SL0 0ED

Division:  NW Merseyside
Job Type: 
Requisition Number:  56897
Department:  Electricity Transmission - Operations
Job Function:  Electric Maintenance and Construction

About the Role

As a Site Routine Attendant - Substations, you will be required to live within a 30-minute commute of Merseyside as you will join our Northwest Merseyside team covering 7 substations spanning Warrington, St Helens, Liverpool, Ormskirk, Runcorn and Stoke on Trent. The Site Routine Attendant - Substations will undertake site routines and condition monitoring whilst supporting Fitters/Craftsperson’s on substation plant and equipment in line with commercial targets. A training programme will be provided for which you will be required to travel to Eakring, Nottingham infrequently and once trained, you’ll have the option to support the wider region via a mobility scheme. 


Key Responsibilities:

•    Carry out roles as defined in National Grid’s Safety Rules of ‘competent person’ where authorised 
•    Proactively communicate with project leaders enabling efficient work programmes 
•    Proactively manage and plan time ensuring completed allocated tasks in a safe and cost-effective way
•    Adopt self-reliance attitudes to common work-related problems utilising IT systems to resolve
•    Report non-outage defects rectifying these when on site
•    Carry out the role of Project Leader and Person in Charge (PIC)
•    Proactively eliminate accidents through risk assessments, method statements, hazards and reporting 
•    Undertake and provide training to facilitate development
•    Ensure all work is carried out in line with assigned standard job times and unit costs
•    Carry out a lead role within the team i.e., Lifting Equipment management or PPE budget

About You

Are you a self-motivated team player who is able to work unsupervised and in a lone environment and who has strong time management and problem-solving skills? If so, our Site Routine Attendant – Substations vacancy may be for you:


•    A full driving licence that permits you to drive in the UK
•    Grade C/4 or above STEM GCSE’s, a level 2 Engineering qualification or an equivalent recognised apprenticeship
•    Limited on the tools experience 



•    On the tools engineering experience gained from an industrial environment
•    Experience of adhering to industrial H&S regulations
•    Experience of working with various types of plant equipment
•    Experience of working within HV substations
•    Experience of continuous improvement

What You'll Get

•    Competitive salary between £30,000 - £34,000 per annum dependent on capability
•    Paid Overtime 
•    Company van with fuel from home to work
•    £1,705 seasonal work allowance
•    Performance based bonus
•    37 Hours per week Monday to Friday 
•    Enhanced 26 days annual leave plus 8 statutory days and option to buy/sell days 
•    Generous contributory pension scheme - we will double-match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%
•    Professional membership subscriptions, course fees, books, exam fees and time off for study leave financial support 
•    Flexible benefits including a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few 
•    Family care benefits including a back-up care service for when your usual care arrangements fall through 
•    Health, fitness and wellbeing support apps 


At National Grid we work towards the highest standards in everything we do, including how we support, value and develop our people. We aim to empower everyone to take control and influence their career and will provide the right support along the way so you can succeed. As a Site Routine Attendant - Substations, you will be surrounded by a fantastic team of experienced professionals who will support your development and progression every step of the way. Our tailored training programmes will be adapted to suit your level of experience.

About Us

National Grid touches the lives of almost everyone in the UK, with an energy network that stretches across the Atlantic. We’re an international team, and our work underpins the lives of millions of people. Feet forwards, head up, and eyes bright, we’re working hard to create value for people today – and shape the future of energy tomorrow.


In the UK, we don’t generate or sell energy – we join the dots to get energy from A to B. From making a cup of tea in the morning, to keeping the lights on in hospitals, our electricity network puts power in the hands of people. Without it, the world as we know it would grind to a halt.


The world of energy is changing beyond recognition. Working at National Grid, you won’t just be touching the lives of almost everyone in the UK – you’ll be shaping the way we use and consume energy for generations to come. 


Our values and principles 


At National Grid, through listening to what our customers need, every day we do the right thing and find a better way.


As a National Grid employee, you’ll treat our customers as a priority, taking time to listen and work with them to help give them the best experience we possibly can. You’ll need to be proactive and flexible in your approach and continually look for ways to exceed their expectations – sometimes in unexpected and helpful ways. You’ll provide accessible information when our customers need it and make things simple by using your expertise to guide them. Above all, you’ll follow through on your promises to deliver value, drive efficiency and give them a great customer experience.


We offer inclusion and diversity training for everyone here at National Grid, with a view to building an inclusive working environment and developing all our employees. Training opportunities range from unconscious bias and reverse mentoring to targeted training initiatives which are tailored to support our diverse and innovative work force.

DEI Statement

At National Grid, we work towards the highest standards in everything we do, including how we support, value and develop our people. Our aim is to encourage and support employees to thrive and be the best they can be. We celebrate the difference people can bring into our organisation, and welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds, and offer flexible and tailored support, at home and in the office.


Our goal is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, the innovation from diverse teams & perspectives and business need. We are committed to building a workforce so we can represent the communities we serve and have a working environment in which each individual feels valued, respected, fairly treated, and able to reach their full potential.