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Linesworker (Level 3)

Undisclosed Company
Annesley, Nottinghamshire
Closing date
3 Feb 2022

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Linesworker (Level 3)

Working All Across the UK (Based out of Annesley, Nottinghamshire)

Compensation: Competitive + Benefits

Full Time / Permanent Position


About the role

Here at Babcock International, we're looking to recruit a number of Linesworkers to join the team.

As a Linesworker, you will work within a group of 3-6 people to carry out specified tasks in the construction and refurbishment of overhead power transmission lines.

Your key responsibilities will include undertaking general rigging tasks and supervising other team members in doing so. You will need to ensure that pre-use inspection checks are carried out on all relevant equipment and adhering to 'safe working loads' and 'colour code' safety information at all times.

Other responsibilities will include earthing, jumpering & jointing, as well as running conductors & earth wire, steel assembly & erection, platform erection & working, and in-situ steelwork replacement. You will also need to ensure all tasks are carried out in accordance with the Site Safe Work Pack, Emergency Plan, Construction Phase Plan and Work Instructions.

What do I need to do the role?

You will need to be a level 3 qualified Linesworker on Overhead Power lines, and have previously operated in a supervisory role.

We would also like you to have the following:

  • Proven experience of working on the refurbishment of 400kV, 275kV and 132kV overhead lines on steel lattice towers.
  • A good understanding of the requirements of Health & Safety at work and personal safety.
  • Demonstrate competency in the operation of necessary OHL plant and machinery.
  • Willingness to work and live away from home. and
  • A driving licence is essential.

Lastly, you will need to be an excellent communicator with great team-working skills.

What else do I need to know?

  • This role is based out of head office in Nottinghamshire, however you will be permanently based on sites across the UK depending on project locations, so you must be prepared to live away from home.
  • You will be required to work a 5-day week followed by a 7-day week, so you will likely be working away from home for a period of 12 days in a 14-day period.

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

We are committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Application Guidance

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we're compliant with the latest government advice. We are striving to protect both our current and future employees by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we face.

To find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants please visit our website.

All applications should be made online. Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job. Once you've completed this you'll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please visit our careers page.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.

Closing date: 7th January 2022 (candidates submitted weekly)

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