Transmission Line Technician - Wagga Wagga

Last updated 1 hours 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 team as a Transmission Line Technician in Wagga Wagga, NSW.

The purpose of the position is to develop, maintain and provide practical and technical expertise in transmission line work including inspection, maintenance, repairs and construction of transmission line assets within TransGrid’s transmission network and to deliver all elements of these tasks as required to meet customer expectations.

You will develop capability 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

Inspection, maintenance, repairs and construction of Transmission Line Assets

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:

  • Certificate III in ESI - Power Systems - Transmission Overhead
  • Extensive transmission line trade experience
  • A current Australian Driver’s License
  • Good oral and written presentation skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to work both autonomously and in a team environment
  • Prepared to work away from their nominated headquarters for periods of time
  • Ability to interpret schematics
  • Allocation to a standby roster to provide afterhours standby services and respond to system incidents
  • Willing to engage in external work opportunities on non-TransGrid assets and locations

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.

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

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.