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6 months ago
Location: Hampshire
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Power & Energy
Category: Overhead Line Engineering Jobs
Title: Qualified Linesman

Location: South East Region – Portsmouth, Petersfield or Aldershot

Salary: Networks Contract 4 £24, 923 - £32,919 depending on skills and experience

Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week

Our Role

You'll have a proven track record in construction, repair and operation of electrical plant and equipment LV / 11kV up to 33kv and should have a sound HV and LV electrical knowledge. In line with our key company values you will need a good understanding of health and safety.

You should also have good communication skills, both technical and non-technical, be adaptable, self-motivated and flexible. A clean driving licence is essential as you will be required to travel and work in different locations. You also need to be flexible to carry out stand-by duties and attend short notice work in the event of severe weather.

Your Skills and Experience

To ensure you get the most from your role, and our customers receive the highest standard of service, we ask that you have the following to join us;

- Industry recognised OHL qualifications LV, 11KV & 33KV

- Heavy Construction Experience up to 11kV and 33kV

- Qualification from a recognised training school; experience or qualification in 11kV Live Line work is highly advantageous however not essential

- Proven track record in construction, repair and operation of electrical plant and equipment

- Full UK driving licence

The following qualifications are highly desirable, however not essential to your application as training may be provided; HGV, Towing, MEWP Ticket, Pole Top Rescue / Tower Rescue, JCB 360, 180 Excavator and First Aid

Our Company

At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), our skilled teams operate and maintain our electricity distribution and transmission networks, carrying electricity to over 3.7 million homes across the north of the Central Belt of Scotland and Central Southern England.

Operations are responsible for keeping the lights on; we are at the front line on the Network. If we find a fault, it is our responsibility to respond to the fault, and dispatch our skilled teams to fix it as quickly as possible. We work in all hours, and through all weathers, ensuring our customers are seldom without power. The Wayleaves team are on hand when customers want to build, or move any electrical connections, and coordinate the whole process.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here’s a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn’t take long.

Closing date for applications is: 1st July 2019

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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