Network Outage Planner x3

Location Northern Ireland

Job ref: 004005
Published: over 1 year ago

Due to extensive growth in our power division, we have an exciting opportunity for Network Outage planners to join the Circet power projects Team. This role is based in our Northern Ireland offices, for the scheduling and programing  of overhead powerline outages on the NIEN network covering the whole of their patch. The role will form part of the Circet project management team responsible for the successful delivery of network re-build schemes. The role will have key involvement in the management of NIEN’s customers and CML’s. Will involve compiling outage and CML plans for the network, produce maps and drawings detailing to work sections, and provide support and guidance to the field staff members.



  • Initial outage schedule for each circuit detailing how many outages are required on each section but in keeping with NIEN customer and CML commitments.
  • Compile proposals around locations of temporary switches and agree these with the client
  • Manage and direct access officers so that agreements are in place for all work sections in keeping with the outage schedule
  • Manage and direct the pole and material deliveries in keeping with the outage schedule
  • Manage all the land owner exceptions
  • Manage and close out all customer queries in a timely manner
  • Manage all SFA’s if required


Knowledge Requirements:

  • IT literate with MS packages
  • Proven track record for delivering results to tight timescales
  • Good communication skills verbal & written
  • Positive approach to problem solving
  • Strong desire to continually improve performance
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently     
  • Flexibility to travel throughout Northern Ireland
  • Full driving licence


Desired (not essential)

  • Experience in overhead power industry as supervisor or higher
  • Electrical engineering qualification
  • CNS Knowledge
  • GNIS Knowledge
  • E600 system Knowledge