Location
Peterborough
Department
Electrification

About The Role

TES are currently looking for Experienced OLEC 3 Linemen required who live in Peterborough or surrounding area (20 mile radius).

Ideal Candidates would hold all OLEC 3 modules and COSS competency.

Shifts will be a variation of Days and Nights over the weekend and midweek.
Appropriate notice will be given for required cover.

If you are interested in this position and would like to join this incredibly successful company, please apply on our website www.tes2000.co.uk. You will be required to upload an up to date CV.

We look forward to hearing from you.



About You

Candidates are required to have in depth knowledge of the construction of OHLE systems, good geographical knowledge of the area, excellent communication skills and be IT literate.

The following competencies are also essential:
  • PTS AC & DC
  • COSS
  • Manual Handling certificate
  • SRS Volvo or MEWP Operator
  • First aid for electrical accidents
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years
  • Linesman experience
  • Experience in Installation of Campaign changes
  • Knowledge of Network Rail rules and regulations inc Rule book, “Working on or about 25kv AC electrified lines” and HASAW Act.
  • Knowledge and experience in the construction of OHLE systems
  • Ability to undertake build of  OHL equipment from design drawings
  • Knowledge of the OLEMI system
  • Geographical knowledge
  • Basic literacy and numeracy
  • Knowledge & competence in working at height and with safety harnesses
  • Hand tools, motorised tools and gauges


Responsibilities will include:
  • Follow all relevant drawings and specifications for the installation being carried out
  • Use the correct tools, plant and equipment and check they are in a safe and usable condition and fit for purpose
  • Install positions and secure the equipment and components in accordance with the drawings and specifications
  • Confirm that all necessary connections, fittings and components are secure and complete
  • Deal promptly and effectively with problems within your control and report those that cannot be resolved
  • Check the installation is complete and that all components are free from damage
  • Check that the completed installation conforms to the drawings and specification
  • Interpret the requirements for Safe System of Work when working in electrified areas
  • Wiring activities including: catenary wire, centenary wire, contact wire, auxillary wire, earth wire, return conductors/auto transformers, wire tensioning and terminations, splicing of conductors
  • Follow relevant reporting and recording procedures
  • Maintain effective supervision of all staff under your control
  • Competently interpret and apply small part steelwork component requirements from design drawings and specifications
  • Carry out installation of small part steelwork on different types of steelwork including: cantilevers, headspans, portals, bridge/tunnel supports, slewable catenaries/rigid contact systems
  • Attend site meetings with the Supervisor / Senior Lineman and participate in staff briefings as required
  • Maintain stock and control all materials
  • Assist in the undertaking of inspections when required
  • To work safely at all times, complying with health and safety and other relevant regulations and guidelines
  • Carry out safety critical duties deemed to be within their capability and competence
  • Report fit for duty at all times, ensuring that the correct PPE is worn and relevant certification is carried at all times when on duty
  • To follow all reasonable instructions of supervisors and superiors and carry out any other duties deemed to be within your competence to assist the smooth running of the department
  • Attend all courses and training briefings as required
  • To act in a professional manner at all times
The position will require travelling within the area so a full UK driving licence is essential.

About Us

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established company and work with a dedicated team of rail professionals.

At TES 2000 we are committed to creating safe railway working environments and offer a wide range of professions and occupations within the Railway sector.  Our continuing success depends on our people, which is why we are committed to attracting, retaining and developing our people with the skills, knowledge and experience to ensure an excellent delivery of our services.

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