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Powerline Worker

Essential Energy

Location: Warialda

Job Type: Full time


We are unique

We are a regional business that thinks on a global level and is committed to drive a new energy future. With a network that powers 95% of NSW and parts of Southern Queensland, we ensure homes, hospitals, schools, businesses, and services stay connected.

The energy industry is enjoying a period of innovation and transformation and it’s an exciting time to join us. We are currently recruiting for a Powerline Worker to be based in Warilada.

About you

You will have a collaborative approach and understand the importance of working side by side 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
  • Evidence of attainment and maintenance of all regulatory, industry and business required licences, authorisations and other such certificates deemed necessary for the role
  • Ability to work effectively during times of unplanned events
  • Any participation in out of hours On-Call will require you to be in the general vicinity of the On Call area


As a Powerline Worker at Essential Energy you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Nine-day fortnight
  • 16% Superannuation
  • Regular overtime and travel paid at penalty rates
  • Option to join the on-call roster with call outs paid at overtime rates
  • Laptop, mobile phone, iPad and other tools of the trade
  • Relocation assistance on offer as per Essential Energy policy
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

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.

At Essential Energy we are united in our purpose and live our values. We operate in an exciting and rapidly changing environment, thrive in a culture that’s all about teamwork and are here for our customers.

For further information please contact Andrew Woollett, Resource Supervisor, on 0408 697 142.

Applications close on Sunday 24 September 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.