Urgent Hiring: Overhead Transmission Linesmen Needed in the UK with Visa Sponsorship Available

Are you a skilled Overhead Transmission Linesman looking for exciting opportunities in the United Kingdom? Look no further! Skills Provision is seeking suitably trained and qualified professionals for leading service providers of energy networks and infrastructures in England, UK.

  • Location: England, United Kingdom
  • Role: Overhead Transmission Linesmen
  • Sector: Energy Infrastructure / Electricity Transmission
  • Duration: Permanent

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive starting rate of £19.18 per hour, with additional rates as per company policy.
  • Fixed rate during induction and winter training period, with a stand-by rate starting at £66 per day.
  • Overtime available during weekends with generous holiday and bank holiday entitlements.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including life insurance and pension plan.
  • Visa sponsorship available for 3 years with the possibility of extension.
  • Accommodation allowance and reimbursement of 50% of the initial one-way flight to the UK.

Working Hours:

  • Normal business hours between 7:30 am – 6:00 pm.
  • Flexible working hours with 9 to 10-hour shifts depending on the season.

Role Responsibilities:

As an Overhead Transmission Linesman, you will:

  • Identify and manage hazards while maintaining safe working practices.
  • Conduct rigging tasks and pre-use checks of work/lifting equipment.
  • Perform various tasks including blocking/clipping-in, spacering, earthing, jointing, and steelwork replacement.
  • Interpret tower drawings and install downleads according to diagrams.
  • Work effectively as part of a team while adhering to health and safety standards.


  • Minimum 3 years of experience in HV OHL Transmission Projects and steel lattice tower working at heights up to 75m.
  • Experience in HV OHL Tension/Stringing and maintenance work on HV Transmission Lines.
  • Formal qualifications in relevant fields are desirable.
  • Additional skills such as Puller/Tensioner operation or Tractor winch operation are desirable.
  • Valid UK car driving license/International driving permit is desirable.

Visa Requirements:

Applicants must meet Home Office requirements for the Skilled Worker Visa, including:

  • UKVI IELTS/Proof of English language proficiency.
  • Clear Tuberculosis test (for certain countries).
  • Clean immigration history.

Skills Provision is committed to ethical recruitment practices, and our advertisements do not discriminate based on age, race, gender, religion, or nationality. Apply now to join our diverse and inclusive team!

Note: Visa sponsorship is available for international applicants.


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