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Assistant Network Fitter

Responsible for:

Assisting the Network Fitter in the Operational activities on the Distribution Network as instructed by the Network Officer.

Job/Person Summary

The purpose of this role is to assist the Network Fitter carrying out tasks and activities necessary to ensure quality of services provided within the gas distribution Network as directed by the Network Officer.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Carry out work on the network as instructed by the Network Officer. This may include but is not restricted to:
Mains Replacement
New Service Installations
District Governor Maintenance
Dial before you dig
Mains surveying
Service disconnections
General duties as the business may require in other functions


  • Assist the Network Fitter in the company’s response in dealing with PRE’s.
  • Assist with tasks on the gas distribution network as directed by the Network Officer.
  • Assist on 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.
  • 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 on a 1 week in every 4 throughout the year. (as specific by location/business need)

Any Other Duties

  • The Post holder shall perform such duties, observe, and conform to any reasonable requests by the Head of Network Operations 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.
  • Part of the team responsible for Network Operations, in Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey.

Additional Information

Comfortable in adopting a number of roles in different environments to respond to requests for work on the gas distribution network.