6713-Electrical Line Installers and Repairers

Job Title: 

Electrical Line Installers and Repairers

Job Description: 

Electrical line installers and repairers install, repair and join electrical transmission and supply cables and related equipment.


Adhering to safety practices and procedures, such as checking equipment regularly and erecting barriers around work areas

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

809 - Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Specific Occupations: 

671301 - Electrical Line Mechanic
Description : Installs, maintains, repairs and patrols electrical sub-transmission and distribution systems.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : YesTrade : Yes
Specializations : Electric Cable Layer / Puller, Electric Power Lines Faultsman / Serviceman, Electrical Inspector Lines, Electrical Line Mechanic (Distribution), Electrical Line Mechanic (Transmission), Electrical Line Worker, Lines Inspector, Linesman, Railway Traction Line Worker, Signals and Electric Line Inspector

671302 - Cable Jointer
Description : Joins insulated electric power cables installed in underground conduits and trenches and prepares cable terminations for connection to electrical equipment and overhead lines.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : Yes
Specializations : Electric Cable Jointer, Mains Layer and Jointer, Technical Cable Jointer

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa