overhead line worker


Overhead line workers construct and maintain power supply and control cables in overhead power lines. They also make and repair electrical cables connecting customers to the electricity network.

Alternative label

  • overhead linesman

  • low voltage lineworker

  • overhead transmission and distribution linesperson

  • high voltage lineworker

  • overhead power line worker

  • overhead line engineer

  • overhead line technician

  • overhead lineworker

  • overhead transmission and distribution linesman

  • linesman

  • overhead linesworker

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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