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Electrical Tradesperson - Geraldton


Geraldton, WA, AU

31 May 2024

Do you want to deliver work that truly matters to our community?


There’s never been a better time to join the energy industry! At Western Power we’re working towards our vision for a clean energy future and we’re looking for diverse, passionate people to join our team of world leading experts.


We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Tradesperson at our Geraldton Depot, on a permanent full-time basis.


Why not work where you can holiday?


When enjoying the great work life balance you have with Western Power, you can also holiday in your own backyard!  


As well as that a welcoming community for the whole family.


Geraldton is located in the Mid-West Coastal region of Western Australia, 4 hours from Perth, where you can lose yourself in nature’s wonderland with the stunning Abrolhos Islands, iconic Pink Lake, rugged Kalbarri Gorges and Wildflower Country all at its doorstep. 


As well as being the central hub for the West Australian Coral Coast, Geraldton also offers a booming café and restaurant scene, great retail, modern bars and nightclubs, arts and culture activities, museums and for the families it has many private and public schooling options, Transport options as good as any city and don’t forget ….. that community spirit !


About this role


As an Electrical Tradesperson you will be required to undertake, in a team environment, high voltage construction, maintenance and inspection activities in substations throughout the South West Interconnected Network (SWIN) to maintain the integrity of the network in a safe, reliable, and affordable manner and in accordance with customer requirements and all applicable guidelines and regulations. This will include the application of multiple post trade skills and competencies. 


About you


We are seeking someone with experience and attributes that include:

  • Certificate III Electro-Technology
  • WA ‘A’ Grade Electrical Workers License
  • Valid WA ‘C’ Class Drivers Licence to business requirements
  • Relevant Network Authorisation including Construction industry white card and Basic Emergency Life Support (willing to compete within first 3 months)
  • PC Literacy
  • Valid High Risk licence class EWP (willing to compete within first 3 months)


Joining Western Power


Our people play a vital role in creating an innovative, safe, and supportive workplace, living our values and delivering exceptional service to the communities in which we operate.

We are committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, women, young & mature age workers, the LGBTQI+ community.


We are an employer of choice, offering our employees a range of benefits that include:

  • Competitive salary plus 11% superannuation
  • Flexible work arrangements that support part time work, flexible working hours and working from home arrangements
  • Professional Development opportunities including training initiatives and study assistance
  • An award-winning employee recognition and benefits programme
  • Access to five Employee Network Groups – First Nations, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, Diverse Sexualities and Genders, Women, and People with Disability – which celebrate and communicate the diversity of our workforce and connect diversity and inclusion to our broader business activities
  • The opportunity to purchase up to four weeks of additional leave per year
  • Access to salary packaging, social club activities, and discounted health insurance and gym membership


Important information


We are committed to our Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2021 - 2027 and ensuring that people with disability have equal opportunities to gain and maintain employment with Western Power. It is strongly encouraged that people with a disability who meet the inherent requirements of the position description apply for this role.


We are also proud to have launched our Innovate RAP in Mar 2022 (Reconciliation Action Plan). Our Innovate RAP outlines our commitment to the Reconciliation journey in WA.


Please note that final stages of our recruitment process require completed Background & Assessment Checks. This includes a current police clearance (issued within the last six months), checks on documentation and references which verify your identity and qualifications, and a medical assessment.


Join us and play a part in powering the future of Western Australia.


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