The company

Elia is the operator of the Belgian high-voltage transmission grid (380 kV to 30 kV) and is responsible for developing and maintaining the grid, providing users with access to it and controlling energy flows. The Elia group is a team of 2,000 professionals who have the task of ensuring the continuity of electricity supplies in Belgium.

As owner and operator of electricity transmission networks in Belgium and Germany Elia has an important role and mission in supporting and implementing Europe's energy and climate policy.

High-Voltage Technician

Expertise:  Technicians
Reference ID:  643



•    Overseen by your supervisor, you will be responsible for carrying out all kinds of electromechanical maintenance and/or repair work on equipment forming part of the high-voltage grid (circuit breakers, disconnectors, instrument transformers, power transformers, etc.) or on the low-voltage electrical control circuits for these devices, detecting faults and identifying the possible causes.
•    You will ensure your own safety and that of your colleagues (STAR principle).
•    You will take the appropriate measures and initiatives in the event of an incident.
•    You can lead a maintenance team in the field in terms of work distribution, monitoring and closing the work.
•    You will support your supervisor with your colleagues' development. You will carry out coaching in the field on both safety and technical execution, in order to be able to support your colleagues if necessary.
•    You can plan work fully from A to Z (preparation, ordering equipment, safety documents, maintenance reports, administrative closure in the systems).
•    You will assist your supervisor with implementing technical changes in the field and will act as an ambassador for these.
•    You are able to give technical training and participate in technical working groups.

Your Profile


•    Safety is a top priority for you!
•    You hold a certificate of technical secondary education or a Bachelor's degree in a technical field (electricity/mechanics or electromechanics) or have equivalent experience in the electricity sector.
•    You have at least 10 years' experience in carrying out work in the field.
•    You are accredited as a switching operator and as a local safety officer (CSL/LVB), at substations or networks level.
•    You are able to supervise people on both technical and safety matters.
•    You have a strong sense of responsibility.
•    You are a team player and are ready to take on a unique challenge.
•    You dare to take initiative.
•    You are flexible and cope well with stress.
•    You are a proficient user of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
•    You are willing to work in the Hainaut region.



What's in it for you?

More than offering you a mere job, we give you an exciting, ultra-professional environment, unique training and every opportunity to develop your career potential to the full, plus an attractive salary and fringe benefits. So choosing Elia means opting for a future full of promise!