Overhead Lines Worker

Location Belfast
Discipline: Civil Engineering , Design & Engineering
Job type: Contract
Salary: £180-250
Contact name: Luke Norton

Contact email: luke.norton@hsqrecruitment.com
Job ref: 605098
Published: 12 days ago
Startdate: ASAP
Overhead Lines Worker - HV and LV/MV
 
Reports to: PICW/Site Supervisor
 
Requirements:
  • All relevant Health and Safety accreditation and certification (e.g., Safepass, Climbing & Rescue)
  • Full Driver's License as required
  • Utility Approved Qualified Overhead Lines Worker for 10kv/20kv/LV networks
  • Utility Approved Overhead Lines Worker for all HV network systems
  • Experience with Fiber is an advantage
Responsibilities:
  • Install, maintain, repair, and refurbish high voltage overhead electrical lines and systems
  • Work on both transmission and distribution lines, from power plants to individual buildings
  • Ability to climb and work at heights (up to 50m) on poles and towers, utilising Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs) when required
  • Operate the network to facilitate outages for emergency repairs and maintenance
  • Conduct emergency repairs in situations such as lightning, wind, ice storms, or ground disruptions
  • Utilise live working procedures for maintenance and repairs where outages cannot be granted
  • Perform all works in compliance with relevant Health and Safety legislation, standards, and procedures
Qualities:
  • Ability to take ownership of tasks and responsibilities
  • Operate effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced organization
  • Detail-oriented with proven organizational ability
  • Health and Safety focused with a strong emphasis on fostering a safety culture in day-to-day operations