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National Grid Cable Splicer Helper-Accredited (2) in Buffalo, New York

We are presently seeking to fill 2 Cable Splicer Helper-Accredited position at our Buffalo location, with a starting pay rate of $31.56. In addition, we offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k) plan, vacation, tuition assistance and more.

About the Position:

Under direct supervision in a cable crew, to handle material and tools; to do any type of manual work required; and to assist cable splicers in their work as required. You will be expected to respond to emergencies and work during adverse weather conditions. And perform all other underground work involving construction, maintenance, repair, and routine inspection.

Job Qualifications:

  • Must have High School Diploma or GED

  • Must have valid driver’s license

  • CDL A is preferred (Or the ability to obtain one within 6 Months)

  • Must have mechanical, physical, and mental ability to develop into a splicer.

  • Must pass physical abilities examination.

  • Must pass validated aptitude test.

  • Proven history of working safely with a general understanding of applicable OSHA guidelines.

  • Able to work at elevated heights and enclosed space environments

  • Have ability to work with a small group of splicers, good safe work ethic, good communication skills and commitment to customer service.

  • It is preferred that candidates possess a two-year degree or certificate in Electrical Technology, Mechanical Technology or Electric Construction/ Maintenance from an accredited college or university or equivalent schooling or field experience as determined by management.

Note: After 6 months of satisfactory performance of a Cable Splicer Helper the individual will progress to a Cable Splicer A.


  • Hourly/$31.56

Please be advised that due to the nature of this position, incumbents are subject to federal Drug & Alcohol safety regulations governing US Department of Transportation ("DOT") covered positions, including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Pipeline Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA). As such, the Company’s testing programs and policies regarding the use of federally prohibited drugs or alcohol, for recreational or medical purposes, will remain in effect for these safety-sensitive, DOT covered positions.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.