Overhead Lines Worker

Location Belfast
Discipline: Rail , Civil Engineering , Design & Engineering
Job type: Contract
Salary: £180-250
Contact email: cv@hsqrecruitment.com
Job ref: LM/NI4856
Published: 8 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Overhead Lines Worker - HV and LV/MV
Reports to: Site Supervisor

  • 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


  • 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


  • 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