Zone Substation Electrical Technician

Essential Energy

Location: Dubbo

Job Type: Full time


We are unique

We are a regional business that thinks on a global level. We work with determined, passionate and curious people to empower communities to share and use energy for a better tomorrow. With a network that powers 95% of NSW and parts of Southern Queensland, we ensure homes, hospitals, schools, businesses, and services stay connected.

We are currently recruiting for a Zone Substation Electrical Technician in Dubbo, NSW.

About the role

As a Zone Substation Electrical Technician you will be exposed to and be responsible for the coordination/management of the construction and maintenance of Zone Substations including the installation, commissioning, and testing of Zone Substation equipment.

What we offer

Nine-day fortnight

Competitive remuneration

15.5% Superannuation

Work laptop and all other supporting technology to work in the office or from home

A range of learning and development opportunities, including leadership programs

Apple and Dell Employee Purchase Programs

Fitness Passport

Corporate Health Plan

Relocation Assistance*

Flexible working arrangements

18 weeks paid parental leave

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Fantastic local and regional career opportunities

*Available to successful applicants in accordance with Essential Energy policy

About You

You will be an experienced Zone Substation Technician able to demonstrate practical application of the qualification for this role. You will have experience in complying with and promoting Occupational Health and Safety values, environmental needs, quality needs and in the practice of the technical aspects of the Zone Substation Electrical Technician role.

Required Qualifications

  • Trade qualified Electrician with a current electrical licence
  • Ideally an Engineering Diploma in ESI Power Systems or capability through past employment
  • Current Driver's Licence
  • WorkCover NSW Construction Induction Certificate
  • Evidence of maintaining all regulatory, industry and business required licences where required
  • This is a field service role, and you will be responsible for the breakdowns, maintenance and construction of substations
  • Basic skills in computer operations and an ability to work effectively, within a team environment hosting sound communication and interpersonal skills, both in writing and verbally is critical.
  • High voltage, transmission or power systems experience (desirable)

We offer fantastic local and regional career opportunities limited only by your own drive and determination.

Working for this large and diverse organisation, employees can take advantage of a range of learning and development opportunities, including leadership programs.

If successful in this role you will join a supportive and appreciative team in a role that offers breadth across essential Energy's entire corporate and network businesses.

For further information please contact Grant Astley, Zone Substation Field Manager on 0419 432 341.

Applications close on Sunday 11th June at 11:55pm (AEST).

Passionate people. Global thinking. Regional heart.

Building a better energy future.

Essential Energy is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourages applicants to apply regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability.

As an organisation, our aim is to champion inclusivity in the workplace and celebrate the difference in all our employees.

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