Underground Trades Assistants

Last updated 9 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

As a national provider to the utility infrastructure sectors, we have gained a great reputation for our breadth and depth of experience delivering design, construction and maintenance services for our clients.

When you join Zinfra, you become part of a team of 2900 diverse, inclusive and passionate people working together to deliver exceptional outcomes.

We are currently seeking two experienced Underground Trades Assistants for our Power Services division at our Tullamarine depot. The role will require travel to north-western suburbs of Melbourne, and you will be working over a 9 day a fortnight.

About the role

The primary purpose of this role is to undertake underground cable installations.

  • Assisting cable jointers
  • Digging holes for Linesman
  • Study and interpret technical drawings, network line diagrams & maps.
  • Undertake maintenance inspections in accordance with Client/Company Policies, Quality Systems and HSE procedures as well as statutory requirements.
  • Undertake minor ancillary works as required.

About you

  • You have minimum 10 years of trades experience within the Electrical/Utility industry.
  • Strong understanding of underground cabling installation
  • Cert 3 in cable installation
  • Backhoe and Front-end loader licence
  • Possess a Crane, Truck, LF and an Excavator licence
  • Basic Computer Literacy
  • Demonstrated ability to recognise and solve problems in the workplace.
  • Proven ability to work productively as part of a team, in a fast paced and changing workplace
  • Be an Australian citizen or hold the correct working rights within Australia

About us

At Zinfra, we are focussed on allowing our people to reach their own potential, be themselves at work and enjoy working in an inclusive, diverse environment. With a focus on equal pay, equal opportunities and policies to support a fully diverse and fulfilled workforce, we pride ourselves on meeting our employee’s expectations.

Our people are our greatest asset so having various flexible working options, paid parental leave, leave purchase plans amongst many other benefits is a key foundation to our success. We are passionate about what we do and we are proud of who we are. Come join us!