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.

Telecom Technician Brussels

Expertise:  IT & Data
Reference ID:  4005

Your role as a Telecom Technician


The Datacom team provides Elia with a reliable and fault-resistant communication platform. The department is responsible for, among other things, fixed and mobile telephony, satellite telephony, protection technology, remote control and monitoring of high voltage substations, data collection, physical security, and communication with other partner companies.

  • You will be responsible for maintenance of Datacom technologies (optical fibre, copper cables, modems, telephony, PDH E1, SDH, Ethernet, IP, DWDM, etc.)
  • You will contribute to the development and extension of the Datacom network to ensure an efficient and reliable network
  • You will travel daily within Brussels with your service vehicle (van) to high voltage substations, service centres, dispatching centres and data centres
  • Your day will start at 7:30 a.m. on site and finish at 3:35 p.m. On Fridays, you will finish at 2:50 p.m. You will be compensated for travel outside working hours

What we are looking for


  • You have a passion for telecoms and are prepared to be trained in our technologies 
  • You have a bachelor’s degree in electronics or telecommunications or can provide proof of relevant technical experience
  • You are able to organise and plan your work independently
  • You are able to react to changing priorities, unexpected events
  • You hold a B licence and are prepared to travel within Brussels on a daily basis
  • You like working alone or in collaboration with subcontractors
  • You are a French or Dutch speaker and preferably have a good knowledge or are willing to learn the other language
  • You are able to read and understand technical documentation in English and/or are willing to take English classes

What's in your salary package


All that talent deserves an attractive salary with many extras:

  • Meal vouchers (8 euros per worked day)
  • 20 statutory vacation days and 13 additional vacation days
  • Double holiday pay
  • Group insurance, hospitalization insurance and ambulant care
  • Social fund (contributions for glasses, dental prostheses, …)
  • End-of-year bonus, collective and dividend bonus (linked to stock market results)
  • 30% discount on gas and electricity bill
  • iPhone and laptop at disposal
  • Service vehicle

What you can expect from us


We count on your enthusiasm and drive. And we are happy to give a lot in return.

  • A job full of variety at a top employer
  • Working with the latest technologies
  • Learning throughout your career
  • Discovering other technical departments
  • Growing in all possible directions, in line with your wishes and needs



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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!