Secondary Systems Technician - Yass

Last updated 18 minutes ago
Location:Remote - AU/NZ only
Job Type:Full Time

At TransGrid, our work improves the lives of millions – from lighting up sports fields, schools and homes, to powering the wheels of commerce and everything else in between. Now it’s your turn to make it happen.

TransGrid offers fulfilling careers for driven people who can help ensure that our business and the essential services we provide to consumers, the community and key stakeholders are continually improving. With us you will thrive in a collaborative environment where new ideas and knowledge sharing are encouraged, and where you’ll be supported through opportunities to develop and achieve your full potential.

This is an exciting time in the energy industry with the transition to renewable energy. Recent government policy documents outline plans to facilitate increasing transmission interconnection between states and development of renewable energy zones.

The Opportunity

Due to strong growth within our Works Delivery division, an exciting opportunity exists to join our teams as a Substation Secondary Systems Technician in Yass, NSW.

The main responsibilities of this role is to provide practical and technical expertise in substation electrical work including fault finding, repairs, maintenance, installation, testing and commissioning of assets within TransGrid’s and our customers Substations and facilities.

You will develop capabailities to be a subject matter expert for these systems and will gain skills to be able to lead a team of technicians – providing mentoring and training to other staff.

Key Accountabilities

Maintenance, installation, testing and commissioning activities involving Secondary Systems at substation assets. These include; pilot systems, protection circuits, metering circuits, auxiliary control systems.

Providing high quality technical and customer service to internal and external customers.

With experience, you will provide leadership to work teams in the field; ensuring that work is completed in accordance with TransGrids safety, environmental and quality requirements.

Provide standby support for emergency incidents, including loss of supply.

About You

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • A Certificate III in Electrotechnology or equivalent Electrical Trades Course Certificate
  • A current Australian Driver’s License
  • A solid understanding of Substation Secondary Systems – protection, metering and control
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to work both autonomously and in a team environment
  • Advanced understanding of diagnostic testing techniques for secondary systems apparatus
  • Authorisation or be willing and capable to obtain authorisation for High Voltage Switching
  • Advanced ability to interpret schematics and wiring diagrams
  • Good oral and written presentation skills
  • Extensive electrical trade experience


In return for your hard work, we have numerous benefits and initiatives to support you personally and professionally including but not limited to private health insurance discount, motor vehicle lease plan, career development support, study assistance program and workplace flexibility.

Make it happen for your career, and for the millions of Australians who rely on our services every day.


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Applications close on Thursday, December 24th

Please note, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, we will assess applications as they are received.

TransGrid is committed to Health and Safety, the Environment, Equal Employment Opportunity, Diversity and Ethical Practices. All applicants are expected to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to these areas.