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Lines Worker Level 1

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Annesley

Linesworker Level 1
Location: Newton, Nottinghamshire, GB, NG15 0ED
(Based on sites across the UK)
Salary range is indicative and automatically generated by LinkedIn from estimated data


About the role


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


You will work within a working party (generally between 3 and 6 persons) and be able to supervise and mentor others within the team.


You will be responsible for carrying out specified tasks in the construction and refurbishment of overhead power transmission lines. An LE1 is required to receive safety documentation on occasion, ensuring safety from the system for the working party.  


What do I need to do the role?


You will be a level 1 qualified Linesworker on Overhead Power lines, and have previously operated in a supervisory role.


You will have proven experience of working on the refurbishment of 400kV, 275kV and 132kV overhead lines on steel lattice towers.


You will have a good understanding of the requirements of Health & Safety at work and personal safety.


You will also demonstrate competency and are trained in the operation of necessary plant and machinery.


Willingness to work and live away from home is essential.


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.


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.


Application Guidance


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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 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.

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Closing date: 02/11/2021
Job reference: 39126


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