Poling Operatives & Team Leaders

Poling Operatives & Team Leaders


UK various locations

Salary negotiable

Our client is currently sourcing Poling Operatives and Poling Team Leaders with experience of overhead fibre cable activities on external telecom infrastructure contracts in various UK locations on a permanent basis

Reporting to the the Poling Supervisor you will be responsible for responsible for building and maintaining the Overhead Network, including the installation/replacement of poles, cables and associated equipment


* Safety – ensure that safe working practices are adopted as the top priority for all activities undertaken and that they are supported by all relevant documentation correctly completed

* Quality – ensure you work within the ‘right first time’ quality culture of the company and that your work is always compliant to installation standards

* Erection and recovery of telegraph poles

* Safe excavation

* Renewal, replacement and re-routing of overhead cables

* Cable jointing

* Circuit testing and fault location

* Operate MEWP and work at height on telegraph poles

* Operate Pole Erection Unit

* Enter and work cable chambers, footway & carriageway boxes and manholes

Experience required

* Experience of installation work in a telecoms environment

* MEWP Operation

* Class 2 HGV driving licence

* Hold or have held overhead and cabling accreditation modules, including K8, N27, N28, A8, O02, O03, O04, O05, O07, O01, O06, A12, A14

* Confident with working at heights

* Streetworks units 1 to 6 & 9


* NPORS Lorry Loader

* Hold full NRSWA Street-works qualifications at operative level

* HIAB experience
Preston, United Kingdom, gb
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