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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 a Cable Jointer at our South Metro Depot on a Permanent Full-Time basis.

 

This role is based at our brand-new state-of-the-art South Metro Depot in Forrestdale, conveniently located next to Tonkin Highway. Spanning across 120,000 square meters, the depot offers an excellent on-site café, shuttle bus to-and-from the Cockburn Train Station, end of trip facilities including secure bicycle storage and freshening up rooms. With the latest infrastructure and technology, the depot empowers all employees to create that perfect work-life balance whilst operating in an inclusive and diverse workplace.


About this role

As the Cable Jointer, you will be required to construct and maintain in a team environment the underground transmission and/or distribution electricity network in a safe, reliable, and affordable manner which will ensure supply to customers

 

At the Q1 level the application of multiple post trade qualification will be required in line with core competencies, values and behaviours outlined in this position description and framework
 

  • 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
  • Execute programmed construction and maintenance work to ensure safe, reliable and affordable operation of the network. Maintain effective relationships with customers and public
  • Ensure prompt attendance to faults and isolate the network for repairs to maintain the integrity of the network and minimise customer impact
  •  On-site management of customers, traffic and public
  • Assist with building team capability and providing and sharing technical knowledge and experience to others within the team of lesser experience


About you

We are seeking someone with experience and attributes that include:

 

  • Certificate III in ESI – Power System Distribution Cable Jointing or equivalent
  • Valid WA ‘C’ Class Drivers Licence (subject to business requirements)
  • Demonstrated industry experience in the construction and maintenance of transmission and/or distribution electricity network

 

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 six Employee Network Groups – First Nations, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, Diverse Sexualities and Genders, Women, People with Disability and Youth/Age – 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 - 2025 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.

 

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.

 

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

 

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