Work Group Officer - Clermont

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 have a permanent opportunity for a Work Group Officer to be located at Clermont.

The role:

As a Work Group Officer, you're a skilled and competent tradesperson who utilises and blends both trade-based skills and supervisory skills in order to assist with leading field staff. You will perform a pivotal role in supporting the workgroup from a technical and work planning perspective, to ensure work is undertaken in an effective and efficient way.

What’s on offer:

Before you dismiss this Central West Queensland town, first check out the additional location incentives on offer. If you’re looking to boost your Superannuation before retirement or perhaps, you’re saving for your first home, the following allowances will go a long way towards setting you up.

Location Incentives –

  • Non-Urban Zone Allowance – up to $11,125 per annum.
  • Housing Allowance – up to $16,640 per annum.
  • Locality Allowance – up to $2,509 per annum.
  • Non-Urban Time Recognition Payments - $5,000 after 2 years of service and if you decide to stay on for 5, 10, 15 or even 20 years, we’ll pay you $10,000 at each milestone.
  • Relocation Assistance - up to $10,000 is available for the right candidate.

Remuneration -

  • From $116,202 per annum + 12.75% Superannuation on a 9-day fortnight roster.
  • From $134,213 per annum + 12.75% Superannuation on a 10-day fortnight roster.

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 you:

Critical to your success in the role is your:

  • Queensland Electrical Licensing Board Certificate of Competency as an:
    Electrical Fitter Mechanic, and/or
    Electrical Linesperson, and/or
    Electrical Jointer.
  • Knowledge of Electricity Act and Regulations, Workplace Health and Safety Act, Environmental Act and other relevant legislation, including the Electricity Act 2002 Code of Practice for Working Near Exposed Parts and its practical application to the Energex and Ergon network.
  • Understanding of electricity distribution and/or transmission, including design, construction, maintenance and operation of underground and overhead mains and substation equipment.
  • Well-developed people management and leadership skills including mentoring and coaching skills and the ability to successfully manage all aspects of employee performance.
  • Demonstrated ability in written and verbal communication skills, establishing effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders, working in a team, by working collaboratively across a diverse stakeholder network, negotiating and influencing others to achieve quality outcomes.
  • Current ‘C’ Class Drivers 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.

For more information, click on the Position Description link below or contact, Kylie George, Recruitment Advisor, on 0438 161 531.

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