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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 Lineworker on a Permanent Full Time Basis at our Geraldton Depot.

 

Why not work where you can holiday?

 

When enjoying the great work life balance you have with Western Power, you can also holiday in your own backyard!  

 

As well as that a welcoming community for the whole family.

 

Geraldton is located in the Mid-West Coastal region of Western Australia, 4 hours from Perth, where you can lose yourself in nature’s wonderland with the stunning Abrolhos Islands, iconic Pink Lake, rugged Kalbarri Gorges and Wildflower Country all at its doorstep. 

 

As well as being the central hub for the West Australian Coral Coast, Geraldton also offers a booming café and restaurant scene, great retail, modern bars and nightclubs, arts and culture activities, museums and for the families it has many private and public schooling options, Transport options as good as any city and don’t forget ….. that community spirit!

 

As well as offering best of the land and sea we can also offer great Allowances and Benefits.

 

  • Site Allowance
  • Availability Allowance
  • 2 ‘Extra’ Public Holidays 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.

 

To find out more about us please visit https://www.westernpower.com.au/about/

 

Submit your application by clicking the ‘apply’ button. 

Apply now

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