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Lightning Protection Engineers

Due to continued growth, Heightsafe are looking for additional Lightning Protection Engineers to join the busy Lightning Protection division, working nationwide as per the requirements of Heightsafe’s clients.

Last updated: 23/03/2021

Heightsafe has grown exponentially in the ten years that it has been trading and are now an established, trusted market leader in the Work at Height industry. Employing over 50 full time team members, the business boasts a wealth of longstanding, loyal, blue-chip business clients including Whitbread PLC, Selfridges, John Lewis, XPO Logistics and Travelodge.

  • Department: Lightning Protection Division
  • Reporting to: Head of Lightning Protection Division
  • Location: Head Office or London Office with nationwide travel
  • Basic Salary: Dependent on experience with a generous bonus structure

Experience and Skill Set Required


  • A flexible attitude is required towards working hours with working away from home (lodging provided)
  • An aptitude for digital reporting programmes and online portals
  • Good level of grammar and IT skills
  • A full, clean UK driving license
  • NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Lightning Protection Engineering
  • Relevant experience with all aspects of Lightning Protection (design, install, testing and repairs)
  • Knowledge of current standards BSEN62505
  • L,C Engineer CSCS card (blue or gold)
  • Work at Height Awareness Training
  • Cable/Service Avoidance Training


  • IPAF License 1a, 1b, 3a, 3b
  • Asbestos awareness
  • IRATA Rope Access Level 1 or above
  • Rescue Training
  • Work at Height Installation and Testing abilities

Equal Opportunities

At Heightsafe we are committed to equal opportunities in all areas of our work. All individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner, regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Positions offer a generous salary, together with excellent on target earnings.

How to Apply

To apply for one of our Lightning Protection Engineer vacancies, please email your CV and cover letter to careers@heightsafesystems.com with the subject line “Application – Lightning Protection Engineer”.

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Protect your property, people and assets with Heightsafe’s specialist Lightning Protection services, from installation and compliance testing to bespoke risk assessments.

Lightning Protection and Surge Protection Installation

Shield your people and assets from the devastating effects of a Lightning strike to your commercial or industrial property with Heightsafe’s specialist systems.

Lightning Protection Testing and Maintenance

Lightning Protection Testing and Maintenance is essential to ensure your Lightning Protection and Surge Arrest Systems are compliant with regulations and in full working order to protect your people and assets from a strike.

Join Heightsafe's Specialist Team!

Get in touch with Heightsafe’s friendly, professional team today for more information on our Lightning Engineer vacancies.

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