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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 an Electrical Inspector at our Jandakot Hope Road Depot, on a permanent full-time basis.


About this role


As an Electrical Inspector you will be required to undertake complex inspection, investigation, and auditing activities, through utilising extensive technical and electrical knowledge and skills, to ensure the safety of consumer installations connected to the network, in compliance with Western Power’s Inspection System Plan and regulatory obligations.


About you


We are seeking someone with experience and attributes that include:


  • Current Electrical Workers License - essential
  • Eligibility to be designated as an Inspector (Electrical)
  • Certificate IV in Government Investigations (must be completed within 12 months of commencing position)
  • Certificate of Energy Coordination Act 1994, Electricity Act 1945 (must be obtained within 12 months of commencing position)
  • Possess Cert III (ESI Distribution / Transmission Overhead / Power Systems Distribution Cable Jointing) and/or Electrical Trade Certificate and hold a current WA Electrical Workers License.
  • Min 6 to 8 year’s demonstrated post-trade experience within the electrical industry, specifically in domestic, light & heavy industrial and commercial work. Hold all appropriate industry licences or certificates of competency in accordance with the Energy Safety Act 2006.
  • Detailed working knowledge of AS3000 and West Australian Electrical requirements
  • Excellent external stakeholder management skills and experience
  • Experience in electrical metering and/or installation practices, regulations, and procedures
  • Competent in the utilisation of MS Office Suite and scheduling/work management systems



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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Applications close on 22 May 2024.


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.