120862 Live Line Linesperson or Linesperson or Electrical Fitter Mechanic

Job Description

Are you an Electrical Tradesperson who’s looking to make a difference? Join our team and help us in advancing the energy transition towards net zero while enjoying a healthy work-life balance, career growth and a strong focus on safety, diversity and inclusion.

We’re looking for a Live Line Linesperson or Linesperson or Electrical Fitter Mechanic to permanently join our team located in Sarina a rural town and coastal locality in the Mackay Region.

What’s on offer:

It’s an exciting time to join us. If you’re ready for a rewarding career that makes a difference, consider us for your next career move and you will experience:

Remuneration between $97,006 - $114,608 pa + 12.75% superannuation + Locality Allowance up to $956 pa + other allowances.

The level of payment will be subject to an assessment of the applicant’s knowledge, skill and competencies required for the position.

Other Benefits:

  • Secure employment backed by a strong collective agreement, with yearly EBA increases.
  • Strong superannuation and the ability to earn more with salary sacrifice co- contributions.
  • Opportunities for skills and career advancement with access to ongoing training and leadership programs and capacity to build and grow your skills.
  • A chance to give back with a paid employee volunteering program allowing our employees to support communities across QLD.
  • Support and guidance with access to 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and a mentoring program for professional support and guidance.
  • A Safety-First culture: the safety of our people, customers & communities is a core priority.
  • Reward and recognition with an internal reward and recognition program that includes an annual celebration of excellence.
  • Diversity and inclusion where all employees can contribute towards multiple diversity and inclusion initiatives across our business.

About the role:

As an Electrical Fitter Mechanic, you will:

  • Be trade qualified with a Queensland Electrical Fitter Mechanic licence.
  • Install, repair, commission and maintain various items of electrical equipment and plant.

As a Linesperson and/or Live Line Linesperson, you will:

  • Be trade qualified with a Queensland Electrical Licensing Board Certificate of Competency as an Electrical Linesperson, or
  • Be trade qualified with a Queensland Live Line authorisation.
  • Construct, maintain and repair overhead, high, and low voltage electrical distribution and sub-transmission systems, street lighting mains and customer service lines.
  • Perform live line methodology on Energy Queensland (Ergon Energy and Energex) networks.

About you:

Critical to your success in the role, is your:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of an electricity distribution/transmission system, including construction and maintenance of the electrical network.
  • Working knowledge of Electricity Act & Regulations, Workplace Health & Safety Act and Regulations, and other relevant statutory acts & regulations.
  • Availability for call out and emergency work.
  • Willingness to travel to surrounding areas from time to time to undertake work.
  • Current ‘C’ class open Drives Licence.

You will be required to complete a pre-employment medical as part of the selection process.

Most importantly, you will strongly align with our values: We’re Safe – We Belong – We Grow - We Deliver.

About us:

Even if you haven’t heard of Energy Queensland, you might know our operational brands – Energex, Ergon Energy Network, Ergon Energy Retail and Yurika.

Ergon Energy Network and Energex are our ‘poles and wires’ businesses, delivering electricity to communities across Queensland and we’re 100% owned by the state.

As a group, we’re growing rapidly and a key partner in the Queensland Energy and Jobs Plan (QEJP), actively helping to advance the energy transition towards net zero.

Ready to apply?

Click the Begin button. Your application should include a current resume which highlights your experience and suitability for the role.

Applications will close at 5.00pm, Tuesday 25 June 2024.

If you have any questions or need assistance during the application process, please contact the Recruitment Advisor, Dani Nuttall on 0459 216 558 or Steve Gutschlag, Work Group Leader on 0407 752 310.
We value the differences individuals contribute to our workforce and encourage a diverse range of applicants to apply.