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Technical Scoping Specialist


Jandakot Prinsep Road, WA, AU


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.

Our collaborative and safe work environment allows you to develop and expand your expertise in an industry that’s constantly evolving. We’re committed to equal opportunity and providing a flexible work life balance that empowers you to work smarter and supports your career growth.

Now more than ever, we need talented and passionate people to join us and help shape the future of energy in WA. Explore the fantastic opportunity below.




This is a full-time maximum term (12-month) opportunity, located at Jandakot, Prinsep Road Depot


About the Role:


This role is accountable for the preparation, planning and scoping of distribution maintenance work to establish site conditions and field task requirements. Such as, work methodology, network condition, customer/environmental impacts leading to further work and/or permits, applying asset strategies and materials selection/validation using the FMS system that support efficient downstream scheduling and dispatch activities.


About you:


The successful applicant will be experienced and competent in the following:

  • Relevant tertiary or trade-based qualifications with electrical background preferred.
  • A Certificate III electrical line building or a minimum of 10 years extensive and demonstrated industry construction electrical line building background.
  • Sound level of experience and knowledge (minimum of 5 + years) advanced technical experience of entire network, its assets and the requirements needed for providing full scoping services.
  • Hold all appropriate industry licences or certificates required to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Advanced experience in the following:
    • Distribution Network assets and construction work practices
    • Distribution standards, materials, and stock codes.
  • An aptitude for problem solving, coordination with good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A desire to implement change and innovation internally.
  • Regulations and procedures applicable to the section and stream. (I.e. environmental and customer access.)
  • MS Office systems, Word, Excel, Spida mapping, FMS, Ellipse and other specialist applications.
  • Experience dealing with external customers.
  • Must be able to travel to remote areas & live away from place of residence up to 50% of work year.
  • Valid WA Driver’s License Class ‘C’ or ‘C-A’.


What’s on Offer?


At Western Power, our people are our strength. As an employee at Western Power, we offer:


  • Competitive remuneration
  • A safe and sustainable workplace
  • Equal opportunity employment
  • Personal development and training opportunities
  • Flexible work arrangements and
  • An award-winning employee recognition programme.


Like to know more?


Please submit a copy of your current resume and covering letter together with your qualifications and proof of working rights in Australia.


Applications Close: 23 June 2021


Does this role sound like you? If you're ready to be apart of something great, apply now!