Electrical PICW Overhead Lines

Location Naas
Discipline: Utilities
Salary: €45k-€55k
Contact name: Niall Browne

Contact email: niall@sparktel.ie
Published: about 1 month ago

The Client: 

Our client is one of Ireland’s power utility contractors. They are key partners to the ESB on national framework contracts. They have grown in both turnover and workforce consistently over the past 10 years. Due to this expansion they are currently hiring a range of technical and professional staff across all levels. Now is great time to join as a Line-worker! 

The role:


The PICW will be a key member of the project team. Our client is a 1st tier contractor on major LV and MV ESB Framework contracts. The PICW is responsible for ensuring the day’s work allocated is completed safely, on time and to the standards required. The successful candidate must be comfortable working with and leading a team.

Key responsibilities 
  • The PICW must interface and co-operate with site management. 
  • Carry out Permit to Work/Telemess procedure for crew
  • Ensure Job Site Safety Plan is completed with crew for every worksite in your control
  • Review the Network Diagram and Outage Request before issuing Permit to  Work/Telemess to Network operator
  • Interfacing with linesmen within their team, site supervision and client representatives
  • Ensure near miss and good catches are reported in a timely manner
  • Work at height on poles and towers in a safe and professional manner
  • Carry out maintenance, repair and refurbishment of Overhead lines as directed
  • Ensure all work under their control is completed to client specification
  • Ensure all daily work is completed as per daily work pack issued
  • Complete post works checks before control of line is handed back to Network Operator 
  • The Linesworker will perform duties covered within their voltage level approvals from Low Voltage to Medium Voltage. 
  • You will be erecting new equipment/hardware at both pole top and tower top. 
  • There will be splicing and terminating conductors to ESB spec. 
  • Fitting and removing network earths.
What you need!
  • Have all relevant Approvals / Certification
  • Full Clean Driving license
  • Previous related experience required
  • Ability to read and understand the Electrical Network Diagram 
What is on offer!
  • €24 per hour for first 39 hours  - Union overtime rates thereafter 
  • 25 days Annual Leave
  • Company pension
  • Vehicle
  • Sick pay