Lineworker Huonville


Location: Huonville

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

We are looking for positive, hardworking experienced lineworkers who will contribute to our success by providing construction, maintenance and an emergency service to the Works Delivery Resource Centres. These roles are pivotal to the organisation to attend to faults in a prompt and timely manner, while maintaining the safety of the customer and yourself as your top priority.

Specifically, the Lineworker role is responsible for:

  • Ensuring Overhead Distribution Standards are maintained
  • Adhering to compliance standards in relation to safety, environmental and service delivery
  • Attending to faults in a timely, within budget and in a prompt manner
  • Establishing effective communication with key customers and general public to maintain business relationships

About Us

At TasNetworks, we are proud to be the leading provider of electricity transmission and distribution services in Tasmania. With our unwavering commitment to safety, reliability, and customer satisfaction, we deliver a superior electricity supply to over 285,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers. Our core values and forward-thinking approach make us the trusted brand for all your energy needs.

By joining TasNetworks, you will experience the difference of a company that puts customers first, values safety above all, unifies in the face of challenges, and embraces diversity and forward thinking. Together, we are powering a bright future for Tasmania.

About you

The successful team member will have experience working on the Overhead Distribution System and Polarity Testing as well as Fault Finding experience. You will have the ability to work in a team environment and have well developed communication and interpersonal skills. A Cert III in Distribution (Powerlines) or A Grade Linework coupled with a Workplace First Aid qualification, MR Licence and EWP ticket will be imperative to the safe work required in this role.

What's on offer

This is a full-time permanent opportunity based out of our Huonville depot in the South of Tasmania. 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?

If you're considering a move, Tasmania's capital city, historic Hobart/nipaluna, offers an incredible setting for success in this role. Located on the picturesque river Derwent, you'll be surrounded by breathtaking world heritage wilderness areas just a short distance away. Immerse yourself in a relaxed lifestyle and have easy access to iconic destinations like Mona, Port Arthur, and the historic Hobart Waterfront. Hobart will provide a captivating backdrop to your professional journey.

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 is committed to responding to every applicant. 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 Sunday 15th October 2023

For further information about the role, please contact

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.

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