01423 799 950

OHL (Overhead Line) TECHNICIAN

Closing date for applications: 05-02-2023

We have an opportunity for an OHL Technician specialising in a broad range of overhead line construction services, including condition assessment, compliance, quality assurance and project management.

Energyline Ltd is a leading integrated consultancy, survey, and investigation service for the power systems industry based in Knaresborough and Copgrove.

Role specific responsibilities

Tasks and Responsibilities : Reporting to the Site Services Manager, you will be responsible for the professional delivery of specialist OHL construction services, working as part of a team to deliver against client requirements, technical specifications and set procedures.

Tasks involved will include –

  • Carrying out of Post Construction Inspection (PCI) services
  • Carrying out of Tower Condition Surveys (TCS)
  • Health and Safety Compliance Monitoring
  • Tower Painting Contract – Quality Assurance Monitoring
  • Visual Helicopter Assessments
  • Carrying out Engineering Walkthrough Surveys (EWS)
  • Precision Survey – Assistant Surveyor Support

Experience required

Previous Experience : A background in the electricity supply industry would be preferred, including experience on OHL construction and/or maintenance projects.

Working at height experience would also be a benefit.

Current UK DNO authorisations, BESC or National Grid authorisations would be desirable.

Qualifications : Applicants should have a minimum of 5 GCSE’s or other equivalent vocational qualifications (City & Guilds, NVQ level 2 etc)

You must also hold a full and valid UK driving license.

Skills Required :

  • OHL skills including
    • experience in the application of earthing devices
    • the ability to carry out OHL maintenance procedures, and,
    • conductor removal, access and rescue.
  • A good knowledge of OHL equipment, to include tower types, conductor types, insulators and fittings.
  • Excellent communication and inter personal skills - OHL Technicians are the face of Energyline whilst out in the field, the role involves interfaces with clients, grantors, public and other utility services.
  • A good level of computer literacy and IT skills would be desirable, particularly using Excel and Word programmes.
  • The successful candidate must be organised, flexible, willing to learn and adapt to the diverse work load, whilst maintaining the highest professional standards.

Salary – Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Working Hours : The role of OHL Technician within Energyline demands a flexible work pattern, this involves working away from home in various UK locations and occasional weekend working for which additional payment will be made.

Sitework can be in remote locations and may involve accessing these areas on foot as well as by driving off-road.

For further details or to have a chat about the role, please contact our office (01423-799 950).

Application process : Please upload a copy of your CV with a covering letter via the recruitment page of our website (www.energyline.ltd.uk) or send directly to careers@energyline.ltd.uk.

Closing date for applications : 5th February 2023.

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