LE1 Overhead Linesman x2

  • Location

    Cheshire, England

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  • Salary:

    overtime + callouts

  • Contact:

    Luke Bennett

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    2 years

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LE1 Overhead Linesman x2 - DNO

Cheshire, Wirral & Merseyside

Competitive Rate + Benefits


We are currently recruiting for a team of two overhead linesman for a subcontractor on one of the major distribution network operators in the UK. This is a 2-year contract and is a fantastic opportunity to work with a specialist company in UK working within a team in a field-based role up to 33kv.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Charge Hand Linesman, as the LE1 Overhead Linesman you will be responsible for:

  • Working within a team to rectify ESQCR defects within residential areas including low ground clearance issues using ladders and occasional scaffolding.
  • Detaching overhead lines for them to be replaced underground which may result in performing poletop rescue, requiring you to climb heights.
  • Installing, maintaining and refurbishing overhead power lines.
  • LV Switching.
  • Using a phase conductor to perform polarity tests ensuring correct connection of electrical circuits.
  • Liaise with subcontractors.
  • Adhere to all HSE, Standards and procedures of the subcontractor maintaining site safety at all times.

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Full UK driver's license
  • MEWP Ticket holder
  • DNO authorisation - (WL1)
  • NRSWA certificate
  • Minimum 1-year experience working for or on a DNO.
  • Polarity Testing Experience

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Long term contract
  • Competitive rate
  • Voluntary call outs/overtime
  • First Aid course
  • IPAF course

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to lbennett@astutetechnical.co.uk or ring 02393 910 037 and ask to speak to Luke Bennett who can tell you more


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