Utilities Planner

Location: Preston

Utilities Planner

Our Company

Since its formation in 2000, Network Plus Group has gone from strength to strength following successful contract awards and acquisitions. The Group comprises Network Plus Services, Go Traffic Management, Capital Traffic Management, EOS and Network Plus Multi Utility.

Network Plus is now one of the UK’s leading utility and infrastructure providers, with offices and depots stretching from Carlisle to the South coast. We deliver services to clients and the public 24/7/365.

Core services include repair, maintenance, construction and installation of utility and infrastructure assets. We provide traffic management through our sister businesses; Go Traffic Management and Capital Traffic Management. Vegetation management and tree cutting activities are provided through EOS Contracting.

We pride ourselves on hiring and retaining fantastic people. We aim to be inclusive and respectful in the way we develop our people.

Our Role

As a Utilities Planner, you will be the key contact before works for the operational team. You will have full accountability for the planning & streetworks aspects of all works before they commence on site. You will ensure that all operational teams are able to undertake their work in line with the received push plans and requested dates as well as compliant with NRSWA and ensure that timescales are adhered to minimising any financial impact to the company.

Key Responsibilities

We are looking for someone to take ownership of the workstreams, coordinating the work from receipt, through to job completion

We are looking for someone to schedule work orders in accordance with SLA’s, whilst optimising travel routes and increasing productivity

We are looking for someone to Identify noticing issues and apply early intervention, to ensure that all information derived from inspections and other sources is correctly handled to ensure correct response from utilities and other promoters of Street Works activity and to minimise challenges to Section 74 invoices and FPNs

We are looking for someone to maintain timely and accurate input and uploading of information into the works management systems, ensuring that all issues are recorded and escalated

We are looking for someone to ensure that all the client and operational requirements are met in a professional and efficient manner

We are looking for someone to provide daily and weekly reports as required and to ensure that all service levels and objectives are achieved

We are looking for someone to provide a positive and innovative input into the team, through provision of solutions to problems and embracing change

We are looking for someone to ensure that safety issues are reported in line with Company procedures

Salary and Benefits

We offer a competitive salary based on experience along with a full benefits package.

Network Plus is proud to be an Equal Opportunity EmployerWe celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.

We are Armed Forces-friendly. We welcome applications from ex-Armed Forces personnel, reservists, armed forces veterans, cadet instructors and military spouses/partners.

We understand that privacy and the security of your personal information is extremely important. By applying for this role, you agree to the terms of our privacy policy which you can find here – https://networkplus.co.uk/privacy-and-cookie-policy.

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