Lineworker – Northam

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Western Power

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Lineworker - Northam

Job ID: 13292
Job Views: 13
Location: Northam
Post Code: 6401
Category: Trades & Services
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 09/07/2024


This is an exciting opportunity for a Lineworker on a Permanent Full Time Basis at our Northam Depot.


Northam is the largest town in the Avon Region, situated at the joining of the Avon and Mortlock Rivers, only 97 kilometres east-northeast of Perth in the Avon Valley.


Northam is the perfect place to call home for those who enjoy getting out in nature, enjoying scenery, hiking trails, History and museums and the Magnificent Avon River. The town offers many dining and social options and for the family there are a variety of school and sports options.


As well as lifestyle we can also offer great Allowances and Benefits


  • Availability Allowance
  • Living Away from Home Allowance (LAHA) - Where applicable
  • 2 ‘Extra' Public Holidays annually
  • Fortnightly RDO
  • Option to purchase additional leave
  • Financial Relocation Assistance (if eligible)
  • Site Allowance (Where Applicable)


About this role

You will be required to construct and maintain in a team environment the transmission and/or distribution electricity network to maintain the integrity of the network in a safe, reliable, and affordable manner to ensure an uninterrupted supply to customers and within all applicable guidelines and regulations.


  • Rectifying faults promptly and isolate the network for repairs to maintain the integrity of the network and minimise customer impact.
  • Execute programmed construction and maintenance work to ensure safe, reliable, and affordable operation of the network.
  • Construct network infrastructure according to design specifications and construction standards. Deal with day-to-day technical issues that can arise, on site, relating to design and construction issues


Job Requirements:

About you

We are seeking someone with experience and attributes that include:


  • Certificate III in ESI - Power System Distribution Overhead - essential
  • Valid WA ‘HR' Class Drivers Licence
  • Demonstrated industry experience in the construction and maintenance of the distribution electricity network
  • HOU and LOU Switching is highly regarded but not essential


How to Apply:

Important information

Our recruitment process requires that all candidates who progress to the pre-employment stage must hold a police clearance issued within the last six months.


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