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Overhead Lines Worker

Reports to

PICW/Site Supervisor

Location

Kilkenny, Portlaoise, Carlow & Tullamore

Division

Power Utilities

Job Scope

To ensure that the overhead lines work is done to client specification and in accordance with SHEQ standards

Need to have

  • All relevant H&S accreditation and certification (Safepass, Climbing & Rescue etc)

  • Full Drivers Licence – as required

  • Utility Approved Qualified Overhead Lines Worker for 10kv/20kv/LV networks

  • Utility Approved Overhead lines worker for all HV networks systems.

  • Experience with Fibre is an advantage

Need to do

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  • Install, maintain, repair and refurbish high voltage overhead electrical lines and systems.

  • A Lineworker works on both transmission and distribution lines that originate from a power plant and extend to individual buildings or homes. 

  • Ability to climb and work at height (up to 50m) on poles and towers in a safe and professional manor, utilising Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWP’s) when required.

  • Operate the network to facilitate outages associated with emergency repairs and maintenance of the network.

  • Carry out emergency repairs to electrical lines in emergency situations such as lightning, wind, ice storm, or ground disruptions.

  • Utilise live working procedures to undertake maintenance and repairs of the network where outages cannot be granted.

  • Carry out all works in compliance with relevant Health and Safety legislation, standards, and procedures.

Need to be

  • Able to take ownership for tasks and responsibilities

  • Able to operate in a dynamic and fast paced organization

  • Detailed orientated with proven organisational ability

  • H&S Focused with a strong emphasis on H&S culture on day-to-day working

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