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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.


This is an exciting opportunity for a Field Supervisor on a Permanent Full Time Basis at our Albany Depot.

About this role


As the Field Supervisor you will be responsible for the daily supervision and coordination of operational field crews in conducting planned and unplanned network activities to ensures all assigned field-based work is completed in a safe, reliable, and efficient manner whilst maintaining the integrity of the network. To perform similar work to that of field crews, particularly in complex and time sensitive work activities or where operational needs are not met with current crew numbers.


In addition to ensuring field crews are trained and in compliance with safety guidelines, inspecting work progress and meeting with appropriate stakeholders to discuss assigned work progress.


About you


We are seeking someone with experience and attributes that include:


  • Current trade-based qualification in Distribution / Transmission Overhead or Certificate 3 Distribution Cable Jointer or equivalent
  • At least 10 to 12 years demonstrated, extensive and broad technical experience in networks or transmission/distribution industry, including appropriate licenses or certificates of competency
  • Highly developed teamwork and customer focus skills
  • Demonstrated experience in the implementation and execution of operation plans
  • A sound knowledge of networks construction maintenance and operations field practices
  • Incident investigation skills
  • Highly developed teamwork and customer focus skills
  • Advanced written, verbal and report writing skills
  • Experience in negotiation, conflict resolution and managing public and stakeholder relations
  • Computer literate: Ellipse, MS Office suite -Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Valid WA Driver’s License Class ‘C’ or ‘C-A’


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.


With representation from 101 countries, Western Power has a rich, and diverse employee workforce. 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:


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


Important information


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