In Partnership with Skills Provision Ltd.

Overhead Transmission Linesmen in the UK, Visa Sponsor available

We are searching for suitably trained/qualified Overhead Transmission Linesmen for a company in the United Kingdom.

These positions are ‘roaming’ based, meaning the work is not limited to one set location.

The employing company is a leading service provider to energy networks and infrastructure.

If required visa sponsorship is available.

Role: Overhead Transmission Linesmen

Sector: Engineering

Duration: Permanent

Location: United Kingdom


  • £21 p/h for normal hours work
  • £19 p/h during Training/Refresher Training
  • Paid Standby if required £69 p/d (5 days a week)


  • Overtime available at weekends (9 hours winter months/10 hours summer months)
  • 21 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Life insurance
  • Visa sponsorship if required
  • Accommodation provided (3 months)

Working Hours

  • Monday to Friday: 7am – 5pm
  • 12 days on, 2 days off
  • Summer 26 weeks: 10 hours
  • Winter 26 weeks: 9 hours

The Role

As Overhead Transmission Linesman duties include:

  • General Rigging, carrying out pre-inspection checks
  • Earthing tasks
  • Jumpering
  • Platform erection
  • Jointing
  • Running conductors and earth/ground wires
  • Steel assembly and erection tasks
  • In-situ steelwork replacement
  • Install downleads in accordance with diagrams
  • Install anti-climbing devices
  • Operate effectively as part of a team
  • Follow relevant company policies, procedures and documentation
  • Carry out other tasks as directed


A minimum of 3 years of experience in:

  • Tower Erection
  • Steelwork replacement
  • Full and partial structural replacement
  • Maintenance work

Steel lattice tower experience is essential

Formal qualifications (relevant) would be desirable

Valid UK car driving license/International driving permit is desirable


If applying from outside of the UK applicants will need to meet the Home Office requirements for the Skilled Worker Visa, this includes:

  • Pass the UKVI IELTS/Provide proof of English language proficiency
  • Obtain a clear Tuberculosis test (for certain countries)
  • Clean immigration history
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: UK

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