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Lineworker - Albany

Location: 

Albany, WA, AU

5 Jul 2024

It’s an exciting time to be joining Western Power.

 

The way we use power is changing. The grid is evolving. And it’s our people who are helping connect everyone to a brighter energy future.

 

This is an exciting opportunity for a Lineworker on a Permanent Full-Time Basis at our Albany Depot.

 

Albany is a port city in the Great Southern region in Western Australia, 418 kilometres southeast of Perth, with one of the most incredibly beautiful and diverse coastlines in the world.

 

Albany is jam packed  with World-class wine, food, fishing, surfing, swimming, diving, hiking, mountain biking, four-wheel-driving, camping and myriad other activities are all on offer within minutes of town.

 

Along with all the natural beauty of the Great Southern Region, Albany has a a flourishing city CBD with everything you and the family need, shops, schools, theatres, hotels, restaurants…..the list goes on!  

 

When enjoying the great work life balance you have with Western Power,

you can work…… and relax!

 

On top of all of this we offer great Allowances and Benefits

 

  • Financial assistance with relocation from anywhere in Australia
  • Availability Allowance
  • Fortnightly RDO
  • Option to purchase additional leave
  • 3 Additional Leave Days per year

 

About this role

 

You will be required to construct and maintain in a team environment the transmission and/or distribution electricity network to maintain the integrity of the network in a safe, reliable, and affordable manner to ensure an uninterrupted supply to customers and within all applicable guidelines and regulations.

 

  • Rectifying faults promptly and isolate the network for repairs to maintain the integrity of the network and minimise customer impact.
  • Execute programmed construction and maintenance work to ensure safe, reliable, and affordable operation of the network.
  • Construct network infrastructure according to design specifications and construction standards. Deal with day-to-day technical issues that can arise, on site, relating to design and construction issues


About you

 

We are seeking someone with experience and attributes that include:

 

  • Certificate III in ESI – Power System Distribution Overhead – essential
  • Valid WA ‘HR’ Class Drivers Licence
  • Demonstrated industry experience in the construction and maintenance of the distribution electricity network
  • HOU and LOU Switching is highly regarded but not essential

 

Important information

 

Our recruitment process requires that all candidates who progress to the pre-employment stage must hold a police clearance issued within the last six months.

 

To find out more about us please visit https://www.westernpower.com.au/about/

 

Submit your application by clicking the ‘apply’ button. 

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