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Lineworker - Merredin


Merredin, WA, AU

11 May 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.


We have 3 positions available Lineworkers on a Permanent Full Time Basis at our Merredin Depot.


Do you want to live and work in the ‘Golden Outback’?


When enjoying the great work life balance you have with Western Power, you and the family can embrace the peaceful country community and lifestyle!  


Merredin is the largest regional centre in the Eastern Wheatbelt of Western Australia,  3 hours from Perth, where you can lose yourself in nature’s wonderland with the bright skies star gazing, heritage trails, wildflowers as well as a thriving city centre.


The town also has day care centres, primary and secondary schooling as well as a TAFE to cater for families of all ages.


As well as offering best country lifestyles we can also offer great Allowances and Benefits


    • Location Living Allowance
    • Remote Housing Allowance
    • Availability Allowance
    • 3 additional leave days annually
    • Fortnightly RDO
    • Option to purchase additional leave
    • Financial Relocation Assistance (if eligible)


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


Joining Western Power


Through our established Employee Network Groups, we bring our people diversity to life. At Western Power, we strive to build an authentic culture of inclusion and belonging for all.


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


  • A safe and sustainable workplace
  • Equal opportunity employment;
  • Personal development and training opportunities;
  • An award-winning employee recognition programme


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.


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