Transmission Lineworker


Location: Homebush

Job Type: Full time


Just imagine a future where households and businesses can generate their own energy and sell it back to the grid, ultimately connecting communities and empowering lives. Are you ready to play your part in an evolving industry?​

Ausgrid is on an exciting transformation journey and now is the time to be a part of something big. We are proud to service Australia’s east coast, as a leading business in energy distribution, delivering a safe and reliable electricity supply to more than 1.8 million homes – that’s over four million Australians relying on us every day.

Our vision is simple; for our communities to have the power for a resilient, affordable net zero future. ​

We take pride in knowing that the work we collectively achieve today, will transform the world tomorrow. We value a culture of working and living safely, being customer focussed, commercially minded, collaborative, honest, accountable, and respectful. Our values are not just initiatives driven by leaders; they define the way we work.

Your new role
Reporting to the Field Supervisor, you will work with our specialised Transmission Overhead and Underground workers, decommissioning, constructing, maintaining, and operating the High Voltage overhead and underground transmission (33-132kV), and associated distribution assets in the Greater Sydney Area (typically Waterfall to the Hawksbury River).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safe delivery of overhead/underground transmission and distribution work
  • Inspect Transmission assets, including, steel lattice towers, Steel/Concrete/Timber Poles
  • Working on major and minor projects, involving multi-discipline workgroups
  • Assisting in planning of future works
  • Facilitating delivery of third-party contractor works
  • Work collaboratively with other groups within Ausgrid

Spark our interest!
Our hiring decisions are not only based on your experience and skills, but your passion, attitude, and alignment to our core values.

We are looking for someone who holds safety as a priority. You are a qualified line worker in either Distribution or Transmission. You are a people person and team player!

  • A qualified (or willing to undertake training to become) an experienced Transmission Lineworker (33-132Kv) that wants to get the work done
  • Looks for opportunities to improve the way we do our work
  • Enjoys responding to unplanned events and is comfortable making good decisions under pressure
  • Qualified Line Worker– Cert III in ESI Power Systems (Distribution or Transmission).
  • Class MR drivers licence.

Grow with Ausgrid
To continue building on our rich heritage, we actively invest in our people’s development through secondments, onsite training, mentoring circles, e-learning, Australian Graduate School of Management programs (UNSW) and study assistance.

It is through our investment in our people that the average tenure across the business is 14 years and our current turnover is sitting at a market competitive rate of just 3.9%.

Ausgrid Perks
Revel in more than just a competitive salary! Our employees enjoy a dynamic range of market leading support and safety services, wellbeing programs, corporate discounts, and flexibility arrangements in many forms.

Our people are paramount to the continued success of Ausgrid, therefore celebrating great work is important to us! It’s not just the big wins that count, we have provided our employees the opportunity to applaud peer successes daily through our Amped Recognition Program. But let’s not forget the major milestones! For those ready to exceed expectations, anticipate a nomination for a CEO award at our formal end of year Award gala.

Belonging at Ausgrid
To deliver the best possible service to our customers we strive towards a workforce that reflects the diverse community that we serve. Ausgrid is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and we encourage applications from women, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, people from the LGBTQIA+ community and First Nations people.

If you require support with your application/reasonable adjustments for the interview process, please reach out to our dedicated Talent team.

You’ve got this!