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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 Technical Scheduling Specialist, 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, 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 Technical Scheduling Specialist, you will be required to prepare, plan and coordinate complex work schedules / design packages within applicable budget and time constraints for project, maintenance and customer design requested distribution project activities.

The position will be responsible for the creation of relevant team/resource execution packages inclusive of work breakdown structures and Gantt charts, to enable the scheduler to schedule all relevant work included in the package via the scheduling tool.

About you 


We are seeking someone with experience and attributes that include:


  • Relevant tertiary or Trade based qualifications with electrical background preferred
  • Sound Distribution and/or Transmission or Dx Design experiences with a sound knowledge of the entire network and assets and the requirements for scoping and scheduling work
  • In depth knowledge of Distribution Network assets and construction or design work practices
  • Experience with Western Power or equivalent management systems DQM, Cognos, Ellipse, WSMS, Spidaweb, etc.
  • Strong communication, presentation skills and interpersonal skills. Complimented by a desire to develop influencing/negotiation skills
  • Ability to organise people and resources toward the effective and efficient pursuit of predetermined goals and objectives both operationally and strategically
  • A desire to implement change and innovation, internally and via contract arrangements
  • Strong experience with Microsoft office suite and project management systems are essential


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 27th May 2024


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