Underground Technician Level 1

Location: All Ireland

Contract: 1 year with a review


Overview of role:

Gaeltec Utilities are seeking Underground Technician Level 1 within the Telecoms Team to work throughout Ireland. We are looking for an individual who is willing to travel to multiple locations, travel expenses provided. This resource will be part of the UG crews, responsible to perform UG works on site according with Safety, Quality, Technical and internal regulations. Reporting directly to UG Crew Leader with high level of supervision.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support crew leader by having a pro-active attitude towards all tasks;
  • Perform all tasks according with UG Crew Leader instructions;
  • Assure that all personal Safety documentation and training certs are always available on site and up to date;
  • Perform all works according with Health and Safety rules, MESC’s, code of practice, method statements and HSA regulations;
  • Be active part on performing the pre-work Safety Risk Assessment;
  • Be active part on performing Job Site Safety Plan accordingly with Risk assessment;
  • Assure that have correct PPE, certified and in good conditions to perform all tasks;
  • Assure to be always presentable as part of the company’s image, have a likable attitude towards the colleagues, customer representatives and general public;
  • Assure that all tools and equipment’s are in undamaged shape and working correctly;
  • Assure site work space is with housekeeping in perfect conditions;
  • Assure all works are performed within customer quality requirements;
  • Assure all works are performed within customer technical guidelines and procedures;
  • Escalate problems with UG Crew Leader when needed;
  • Report near misses and good catches;
  • Support general operatives on site in resolving complex works;
  • Escalate all doubts that appear during work activities related to Safety and procedures.


To be considered for the Underground Technician Level 1 position you will Ideally have the following:

  • Proven work experience as an Underground Technician Level 1 or similar role
  • Good written and verbal communication skills are necessary to perform a variety of work assignments
  • Must have an understanding of the English language
  • Reliable and flexible with the ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job (standing for long periods of time, etc)
  • Commitment to health and safety
  • Manual Handling and Safe Pass qualifications


If you would like the chance to work in this exciting role for an innovative company, please apply directly with CV to: HR@gaeltecutilities.com

For more information on the Gaeltec family, please visit our website www.gaeltecutilities.com