Job Description

  • Overhead Line Engineer 3
  • Full Time
  • Rail Engineering OLEC3
  • National Basis
  • UK
  • Excellent rates of pay plus benefits for right candidate
  • 14th December 2018
  • 1st February 2019
  • 30th January 2019

Purpose of Job

To carry out all aspects of Overhead line construction in accordance with relevant procedures and current standards.

Lead, direct and mentor OLEC 1 and OLEC 2 staff members.

Principle Accountabilities Include:

  • Install OLE in accordance with the Design, ensuring it is compliant to Network Rail Standards, ensuring the associated record of OLE is completed and signed
  • Fabrication of OLE in accordance with the relevant design documentation and Network Rail Standards, ensuring the associated record of OLE is completed and signed
  • Prepare small plant and materials in readiness for construction activities
  • Only undertake work for which you are trained and competent to do.
  • Work under direction to undertake construction activities
  • Be able to use own initiative to undertake works activities following briefings.
  • Report any defects to Supervisor, where practicable these are to be rectified.
  • Accurately record all completed works and maintain records in accordance with company standards.
  • To attend team briefs
  • To work and follow company policies and procedures
  • Work in accordance with Safety Critical Work Documentation.
  • To complete all reports and supporting documentations in the time scale set for the business needs per instructed from your reporting line.
  • Carry out and record OLE surveys.
  • Advise and mentor junior staff.
  • Keep an up to date and auditable work book, to aid with personal development and manage time accordingly

Core Competencies

  • PTS AC
  • ICI
  • OLEC 1
  • OLEC 2
  • OLEC 3 Core Competence relevant to construction activities


  • MEWP Operative
  • Manual Handling
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Working At Height


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