Overhead Lines Technician (LE1)

Posted a week ago by Balfour Beatty UK


About the role

Position: LE1 - High Voltage Overhead Power Transmission Line Installation and Maintenance
Location: East Coast of Scotland
Duration: Over 5 years of secured work

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Monthly Salary
  • Annual Leave: 25 days, plus bank holidays and 10 further optional holidays.
  • Sick Pay
  • Weekend Overtime
  • Additional Benefits: Various additional perks and benefits.

Why Join Us?

  • Be part of a leading team in the power industry.
  • Contribute to significant infrastructure projects.
  • Help us #completetheconnection

Apply now to become a crucial part of our team!

What you'll be doing

  • To install, build and refurbish overhead power lines up to 400kV
  • Work as part of a team to ensure the safe, effective, and efficient implementation of BBUS operations.
  • Complete all work to BBUS’s high quality standards.

Who we're looking for

  • Motivated, passionate individuals or gangs of experienced OHL workers.
  • Understand and use the safe systems of work to be employed at the work site.
  • Willing to assist in the training and mentoring of Trainee Linesmen

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver some of the UK’s most ambitious, exciting and meaningful projects; developing, building and maintaining the vital infrastructure that supports national economies and strengthens communities.

Why join us?

As if contributing to and supporting work that makes life better for millions wasn’t rewarding enough, we offer a full range of benefits too. You’ll have the freedom to shape the package that’s right for you and your life. Here are some of our key benefits:

- Smart working, giving you more flexibility such as staggered start and finish times, with up to 40% remote working, where roles allow.
- 25 days paid annual leave (pro rata)
- Family friendly policies which include 28 weeks full pay for maternity/adoption leave and four weeks full pay for paternity/partners leave
- Pension, share incentive plan, volunteering leave, recognition schemes and much more…

About us

Balfour Beatty’s Power Transmission & Distribution teams work with regional, national and international electricity network owners and operators to provide technical engineering solutions across the full spectrum of the electricity grid, including overhead lines, cabling, substations and distribution networks.

From scoping and feasibility, to design, construction and on-going maintenance, our in-house experts, flexible resources and industry-leading innovations support customers in the development of some of the UK’s most ambitious power transmission and distribution projects.

Diversity and inclusion

At Balfour Beatty we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential components of any successful, happy workplace. Through our Value Everyone Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan, we are growing our diverse workforce and developing our inclusive culture where everyone is able to thrive and reach their full potential, regardless of their identity or background. To find out how we are making this a reality, visit (url removed)/diversityandinclusion

We are a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role. For more info, visit: https://(url removed)/

We are looking to continually improve our resourcing process and ensure that it is fair and inclusive for all. If you have any feedback on the process, please share this with us at: (url removed)

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