Cable Jointer

Beon, CitiPower, Powercor & United Energy

Location: Mildura

Job Type: Full time


About us:

CitiPower, Powercor and United Energy own and operate the electricity distribution networks servicing 1.9 million customers located across 65% of Victoria. These customers include large numbers of households as well as commercial and industrial businesses, world class arts, health and sporting precincts, popular tourism regions and the biggest infrastructure projects in Victoria.

We provide reliable, safe and affordable electricity and our businesses are independently rated as the best in the country for their efficiency. Sustaining this is all the more critical and challenging as greater electrification of homes, fleets and industries becomes a core strategy for reducing carbon emissions and addressing climate change.

About the role:

We currently have two opportunities available for a Cable Jointer to join our team located at the Mildura depot.

As a Cable Jointer, you will carry out all functions associated with construction, maintenance, servicing, fault and emergency restoration of CitiPower/Powercor’s underground electricity distribution system.

You are expected to meet the company’s customer service objectives of providing safe, reliable, timely and cost-effective supply of electricity and associated services.

To qualify you will possess a strong Health and Safety culture and hold a current Victorian Driver’s Licence.

Note – Incumbents may be required to undertake rostered out of hours faults duties.

Note to all applicants: You must submit copies of the following documents as part of your application to progress to the next stage.

Your application will not progress if the below documents are not submitted at the time of application.

  • Qualification of a Certificate III ESI Distribution Cable Jointing (mandatory)
  • ESV licence as a Cable Jointer or meet the eligibility criteria to apply (mandatory)
  • Heavy Vehicle Licence (optional)
  • Switching training / authority (optional)
  • Interstate applicants, please attach evidence of Qualification, Statement of Attainment, High Risk Licences and Construction Induction Card to your application.


  • Medical: Applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical examination (which includes hearing test, colour blindness and physical examination) and relevant drug and alcohol test, to assess fitness for work.
  • Qualification checks: Qualification checks (ESI Worker) as well as an Entitlement to Work in Australia check is part of the application process.
  • Driver History: In the final stages of recruitment candidates will be expected to furnish a current, complete driving history report from Vicroads or equivalent government agency.

Your career with us:

We have a diversity of teams across our business, all contributing to great customer and community outcomes. Our people are our most important asset, and we continually invest in nurturing their capability.

We proudly strive to provide a safe, inclusive and sustainable environment where all our people feel respected, valued and supported to bring their whole selves to work and be the best they can be.

With an embedded Inclusion & Diversity Strategy and initiatives like our Women in Power networking group, and Sparkle, our LGBTIQ+ allies pride network, we’re committed to equal opportunities for all employees.

We are proud to be recognised as a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for all women. Click here to check out our benefits.

Our greatest priority is the health, safety and wellbeing of our people and the communities we operate within. This includes their physical safety – ensuring everyone gets home safely everyday – as well as their psychological safety, by ensuring everyone has the resources and support needed to achieve a work-life balance and be the best they can be.

What’s next?

Please submit your application via our careers website by 9 December 2022.

We encourage applications from all communities; people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability.

If you require adjustments as part of the recruitment process to accommodate your needs, please don’t hesitate to discuss these with us.

You’ve got this!