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Lineworker OHL

Location: Ireland

Contract: 1 Year, with review to permanent

Salary:  DOE

Overview of role:

Gaeltec Utilities are seeking a number of Line workers on the overhead distribution and transmission department.  The primary role of a Line worker is to install, maintain and repair high-powered electrical lines and systems. A Line worker works on both transmission and distribution lines that originate from a power plant and extend to individual buildings or homes. To ensure that the Company takes all reasonable measures to provide a safe working environment for its employees, the general public, contractors and visitors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working as a Line worker on the OHL Electricity you will be responsible for day-to-day operational outputs.
  • Drive utility vehicles to work sites.
  • Climb poles to service power lines.
  • Service transmission and distribution lines from power plants to buildings.
  • Install electrical equipment for power systems.
  • Repair aboveground and below-ground power lines.
  • Maintain power lines through regular inspections.
  • Reporting directly to your PICW, you must be goal orientated, a team player and determined to succeed in all aspects of the OHL work.
  • Take responsibility for daily work tasks, as instructed by your PICW.
  • Take part in team briefs and tool box talks.
  • Adhere to the safety rules as set out by the Company and its Client.
  • Have an ongoing determination to complete the work on time and to the specified requirements.
  • You will be competent in the completing your dally tasks.
  • You will take proper care of all tools/equipment/PPE and vehicles supplied to you by the company and report any defects found.
  • You will always deal with the public in a courteous manner and keep the company’s integrity in good stead.
  • Ensure job site follows government and company safety rules.

To be considered for a Line worker role, you will Ideally have the following:

  • 2+ years’ work experience as line worker or proven track record of working on OHL works preferred.
  • Full Driving Licence and willingness to travel and work away at customer sites
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job (walking and standing for long periods)
  • Available to work shifts, evenings, weekends and on short notice.
  • Physically strong, agile and dexterous.
  • Undeterred by heights and adverse climatic conditions.
  • Must have an understanding of the English language.
  • Reliable and flexible with the ability to use own initiative.
  • Commitment to Health and Safety.
  • Optional knowledge of electricity consumption and power engineering

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

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