Essential Energy


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Join an organisation that values your voice, empowers your autonomy, recognises the strength in diversity, and prioritises your well-being while offering attractive remuneration and benefits. Take pride in having a meaningful impact on regional, rural and remote communities while being a pivotal player in the energy industry’s future.

About the role

We currently seeking Powerline Workers to join our Assets and Operations team based in Goondiwindi. We currently have multiple position vacant.

As a Powerline Worker you are responsible for construction, installation, connection, maintenance and repair of both high voltage (HV) and low voltage (LV) distribution network assets and equipment. In this role you will join a supportive and appreciative team in a role that works across essential Energy’s entire corporate and network businesses.

About You

You will have a collaborative approach and understand the importance of working side by sides with colleagues and customers. You will positively contribute to the community and stakeholders and put safety at the forefront of everything you do.

Required Qualifications

  • Certificate III in ESI – Power Systems with electives in Distribution Overhead
  • Driver’s Licence
  • WorkCover NSW Construction induction Certificate
  • Attainment and maintenance of all regulatory, industry and business required licences, authorisations and other such certificates deemed necessary for the role are essential
  • Ability to work effectively during times of unplanned events
  • Basic computer skills appropriate for the role
  • Any participation in out of hours On-Call will require you to be in the general vicinity of the On Call area

Desired Qualifications

  • Live line or transmission powerline experience

    Why Essential Energy

    We offer competitive remuneration commensurate with skills and experience and 16% superannuation.

    For information on our employee benefits (such as overtime and penalty rates, tools and relocation assistance) please visit our Employee Benefits page.

    We are proud to be recognised as a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for All Women.

    Working with a regionally focused organisation requires a diverse mindset. Wellbeing, development and delivering tangible value are all core to our purpose as we connect and power the regional and rural communities of NSW and parts of southern QLD.

    Joining Essential Energy means you are the type of person where camaraderie, supporting your colleagues and balance in your life are all important.

    Our culture is diverse, respectful and one where you have a voice which is heard. We know we can only be successful in supporting the customers who depend on us if we work together.

    For further information or to chat about the role please contact Mark Elsley, Resource Supervisor on 0408 168 875.

    Applications close on Monday 24th June 2024 at 11.55 pm (AEST).

    Passionate people. Global thinking. Regional heart.
    Building a better energy future.

    Essential Energy is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourages applicants to apply regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability.

    As an organisation, our aim is to champion inclusivity in the workplace and celebrate the difference in all our employees.

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