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    11 months ago
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    December 21, 2018
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Job description

To construct, maintain and repair overhead Distribution lines, underground cables and ancillary equipment in accordance with construction and safety standards.

Key activities

    1. Skills transfers
    2. Quality of workmanship
    3. Adherence to worksite safety
    4. Achievement of work targets within agreed timetables

Education required

BGCSE or equivalent

Recognized Linesman and or Cable Jointing Certificate

Drivers License


Experience required

  1. Three (3) years experience in cable jointing or line construction.

Critical success factors

  1. Procedural awareness and understanding
  2.  Cooperation and compliance with instruction
  3. Achievement of work targets
  4. Technical Expertise

Core Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  1. Installs and ensures that poles have been positioned correctly and installed securely.
  2. Lays out conductors and aerial cable and attaches insulators in poles.
  3. Installs and terminates field equipment to connect to the network in accordance with Transmission and Distribution construction standards.
  4. Carries out inspections of overhead lines according to a maintenance schedule.
  5. Carries out the repairs and maintenance of overhead lines and ancillary equipment.
  6. Prepares cables for jointing and joins cables in accordance with laid down technical specifications.
  7. Lays  underground cables and construction of overhead lines in accordance with approved distribution construction standards.
  8. Identifies and arranges for the availability of line and cabling material and equipment requirements.
  9. Organises, supervises and facilitates on the job training of work crew.
  10. Ensures compliance to SHER procedures when carrying out duties.
  11. Actively participates in the safety, health and environment programmes as driven by the organisation.
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