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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 Project Network Officer at (Northam), on a Permanent Full-Time basis.

About this role


As a Project Network Officer, you will be required to manage the construction phase of Western Power’s asset driven and customer driven projects. You will maintain knowledge of work standards, procedures, network systems and working towards the continuous improvement and innovation of the team. You will also be required to:

  • Provide strategic leadership with an ability to motivate for success.
  • Manage own work in order to respond to customer enquiries professionally and in the quickest possible timeframe.
  • Ensure that relevant computer systems are kept up to date and provide project status reports to internal management and external customers as requested.
  • Coordinate or perform complex technical work on Western Power networks.
  • Use project management systems and tools to manage work.
  • Adhere (and ensure adherence) to all safety strategies, programs and practices.
  • Maintain and utilise an up-to-date knowledge of field practices and procedures.
  • Ensure work is completed according to engineering standards and regulations.
  • Monitor and analyse operational performance data.


About you


We are seeking someone with experience and attributes that include:


  • Best practice experience in the area of project management (such as negotiation, planning, communication, use of initiative and problem solving) with a minimum of 8 years’ extensive experience
  • Vailid WA 'C' Class Drivers Licence
  • Certificate III in ESI – Power System Distribution Overhead – essential
  • HOU and LOU Switching is highly regarded but not essential
  • Technical experience in the power industry and coordinating field activities
  • Hold all appropriate industry licences or certificates of competency
  • Health & Safety knowledge relevant to the electricity supply and construction sector.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Experience in Lotus Notes, DMS, DQM and MIMS/Ellipse is desirable.


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.


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.


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Applications close on (24/05/2024)


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