Wikipedia about the job of linesman
A lineman (American English) or linesman (British English), also occasionally called a lineworker, powerline technician (PLT), or a powerline worker, is a tradesman who constructs and maintains electric power transmission and distribution facilities. The term is also used for those who install and maintain telephone, telegraph, cable TV and more recent fiber optic lines.
The term refers to those who work in generally outdoor installation and maintenance jobs. Those who install and maintain electrical wiring inside buildings are electricians.
Electrical work on the construction site
Especially in the case of large buildings electrical systems play a huge role. At the beginning should be designed and adequately equipping workers with the necessary wiring and mounting items. The installation itself mains also require supervision by a competent, highly qualified staff having qualified electrician. During the installation of electrical systems at the construction site should remain authorized persons, regardless of whether they plan to put electrical installations in the home or in a big high-rise. In each place is a risk that there is a dangerous situation is the same.
Electrical services in England - by Wikipedia
Competency standards in the UK are defined by the Sector Skills council Summit Skills. Qualifications certificated by awarding organisations such as City and Guilds and EAL are based on these National Occupational Standards. Once qualified and demonstrating the required level of competence an Electrician can register with the JIB (Joint industry Board) for an Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) card. Electrical competence is required at Level 3 to practice as an electrician in the UK. The electrical industry is one of the few that require a trade test to be achieved prior to being fully qualified. This is known as the AM2.