Powerline Worker

Essential Energy

Location: Murwillumbah

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 Powerline Worker in Murwillumbah, NSW.

About the role

As a Powerline Worker you are responsible for construction, installation, connection, maintenance and repair of both high voltage (HV) and low voltage (LV) distribution network assets and equipment. In this role you will join a supportive and appreciative team in a role that works across essential Energy's entire corporate and network businesses.

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 have a collaborative approach and understand the importance of working side by sides with colleagues and customers. You will positively contribute to the community and stakeholders and put safety at the forefront of everything you do.

Required Qualifications

Certificate III in ESI - Power Systems with electives in Distribution Overhead 

Driver's Licence

WorkCover NSW Construction induction Certificate

Attainment and maintenance of all regulatory, industry and business required licences, authorisations and other such certificates deemed necessary for the role are essential 

Ability to work effectively during times of unplanned events

Basic computer skills appropriate for the role

Any participation in out of hours On-Call will require you to be in the general vicinity of the On Call area

For further information please contact Cameron Mather, Resource Supervisor on 0477 766 327.

Applications close on Sunday 11th June 2023 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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