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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 Merksem

Reference ID:  1772

What you will do as a High-Voltage Technician


Elia has one of the most reliable high-voltage grids in Europe, and that will be partly thanks to you. As a high-voltage technician, you will ensure that our grid and our fleet of transformers in your area remain in perfect condition. This involves many things:


  • You will maintain and repair high-voltage control devices and circuits on our grid.
  • You will also look for the causes of any faults that arise.
  • You will take electrical measurements and familiarise yourself with new equipment.
  • You will work with an experienced colleague who will teach you all the tricks of the trade.

What you can do already


Elia believes in working with a mix of young and experienced employees, so there is a place for everyone on our team. That said, because safety and quality are our top priorities, we do have a few basic requirements:


  • You share our passion for technology and safety.
  • You have a technical secondary education diploma or a bachelor's degree in electricity, mechanics or electromechanics.
  • You can analyse an electrical diagram and verify its correct implementation.
  • You are eager to learn and you have a sense of initiative.
  • You have a category B driving license.

What you can expect from us


All this talent deserves an attractive base salary along with many extras: 


  • Meal vouchers (€8 per working day)
  • 20 days of leave and 13 days of compensatory leave
  • Double holiday allowance
  • Group insurance, hospitalisation insurance and outpatient care insurance
  • Social fund (contributions for glasses, dental prostheses, etc.)
  • End-of-year bonus, collective bonus (Collective Labour Agreement 90) and dividend (linked to stock market results)
  • 30% discount on your gas and electricity bill
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max and laptop with full subscription (including for private use)
  • Company car and mobility allowance (no private use)



Vaartkaai 2, 2170 Antwerpen

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!