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Technical Trainer

Beon, CitiPower, Powercor & United Energy

Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


About us:

We’re a team that cares about you and your community. CitiPower and Powercor own and operate the distribution networks providing reliable, safe and affordable electricity to 1.2 million customers located across Northern and Western 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.

In designing and delivering these services, our people are united by a real sense of purpose to empower customer choices in ways that are important for our communities and the environment. Our people are also at the frontline in developing and implementing innovative technologies and solutions necessary for the future of our industry not only in Victoria but globally.

This is a workplace that's both dynamic and welcoming, where our people learn from the best in the business, and where there's a focus on inclusivity, collaboration, and rewarding the individual and their aspirations.

About the role:

We are currently seeking an experienced Technical Trainer to join our Technical Training Team and work directly with our front-line field services employees in delivering initial and refresher training programs and supporting external industry providers. This role will be employed in a permanent capacity based at an agreed location within our regions.

This is a critical support role to the development, coordination, delivery and compliance management of our technical training programs. In addition, this role will work with other business units including Works Practices to assist with audit programs, maintenance of works practice manuals and updating of procedures.

The ideal candidate for this role will have previous electrical trade experience and have worked in a training or assessment role in the past. In addition, this candidate will have excellent stakeholder management skills, a positive attitude and have a safety-first attitude.

What you’ll deliver:

  • Plan, deliver and assess new and refresher training courses and programs for CitiPower / Powercor Field Services
  • Act as a Technical Training Lead on programs and projects to ensure compliance
  • Design learning resources to agreed timelines and quality expectations of stakeholders
  • Lead project delivery and provide advice and learning expertise regarding the design, development, and implementation of learning resources to meet identified needs
  • Develop framework and scripts for learning resources
  • Develop and embed functional and high-quality learning resources
  • Provide ongoing coaching and advice in the effective use of learning resources to support the achievement of learning outcomes
  • Undertake participation in business related industry forums and working groups aligned to Technical Training (i.e. VESI, ESI Worker etc)
  • Develop and manage projects and the associated budgets aligned with the required delivery milestones

To succeed in this role, you’ll have:

  • Trade certified - hold a Certificate III in ESI – Distribution Overhead or equivalent
  • Currently hold a Certificate IV in Training & Assessment
  • Extensive experience in the Electricity Distribution industry
  • Project Management experience
  • Competent in Microsoft Office suite and 365 applications

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?

If this sounds like a role that is of interest please submit your application via our careers website by 27 September 2023.

OUR VALUES: Live safely, Be Customer and Community Minded, Succeed Together, Be The Best You Can Be, Improve Our Business