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Distribution Systems Coordinator


Location: Lenah Valley

Job Type: Full time


We deliver power to Tasmanians. Our vision is to be trusted by our customers to deliver today and create a better tomorrow.

We own, operate and maintain the electricity transmission and distribution network in Tasmania. We deliver a safe, cost-effective and reliable electricity supply to more than 295,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers. We facilitate the transfer of electricity between Victoria and Tasmania via Basslink, the sub-sea electricity interconnector. We also provide telecommunications and technology services.

About the role

Our Distribution System Coordinators are responsible for ensuring quality electrical supply to all customers within the Tasmanian Distribution System.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our Network Operations team as a Distribution System Coordinator. The role will primarily focus on the development of planned and unplanned switching on the Tasmanian Distribution System to enable new installation, maintenance and emergency repairs. The successful candidate will also be fully trained in operation of the Tasmanian Distribution system and provide support to the Control Room.

Through this process you will learn about the Tasmanian distribution network, and how to use the operational tools including our Network Operations Control Systems and NetMaps to create safe, effective switching plans for our field operators while maintaining supply to as many of our customers as we can during planned outages, without overloading our distribution assets.

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About Us

At TasNetworks, we own, operate and maintain the electricity transmission and distribution network in Tasmania. We deliver a safe, efficient and reliable electricity supply to more than 285,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers. We are Powering a bright future, it's in our DNA;

  • We are our customers too
  • Safety is at the heart of all we do
  • We unify and respond to challenges
  • Trusted to deliver
  • We embrace diversity and forward thinking

About you

Ideally you will have a strong interest in learning our power distribution system along with an A-grade Electrical Trade Qualification or equivalent.

You will be self-motivated and work well in a team environment where you are required understand and meet the needs of internal and external customers.

Had experience or willing to be on a 24/7 operating shift pattern to ensure we are there for our customers and teams across all hours.

What's on offer

This is a full time permanent opportunity based at our Lenah Valley Office. At TasNetworks we want to power a bright future for our people, our community and our customers. We offer a supportive work environment where safety is at the heart of everything we do. We offer our team excellent benefits including

  • Great professional development opportunities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Paid volunteer days
  • Free onsite parking
  • Onsite gyms (or gym rebate if unavailable)
  • All the equipment you'll need to be successful

We are proud to be work180 accredited, check us out here.

Can you see yourself living here?

Based in Tasmania’s capital, historic Hobart/nipaluna will be a phenomenal base in order for you to succeed in this role. You will be situated on the gorgeous river Derwent with appealing world heritage wilderness areas just a stone’s throw away. Enjoy a relaxed lifestyle with easy access to iconic settings such as Mona, Port Arthur and the historic Hobart Water Front.

How to apply

If this role and working at TasNetworks is of interest we look forward to hearing from you. TasNetworks is an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature aged people. Please ensure you attach a cover letter outlining how your skills and experience are aligned with this role, and an up to date resume. For more information about this opportunity and to acquire a position description, please click here.

Applications close 11:59pm Tuesday 4th April 2023

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To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.