Distribution Overhead Apprentice

  • Apprenticeship
  • Full Time

Website Horizon Power

About this Job

Distribution Overhead Apprentice

• Residential roles in Broome, Carnarvon and Karratha for duration of the training.
• Full Time, permanent position. Regional allowances provided.
• Help to deliver energy solutions for regional growth & vibrant communities.

Shape WA’s energy future and enjoy a career you can be proud of

It’s an exciting time to work in the energy industry, with extensive opportunities for long-term personal and professional growth.

As we deliver energy solutions across the largest geographical area of any Australian power provider, we listen to and work with our communities, our customers and our team. We’re responding to the challenges presented by a changing climate and leading the transition to a low carbon, renewable energy future.

What is your new role about?

Reporting to the Works Delivery Manager, as a Distribution Overhead Apprentice (Broome and Carnarvon) or a Distribution Underground Apprentice (Karratha), you will undertake a four-year apprenticeship that provides competencies for the installation and maintenance of overhead power line structures or underground assets and associated hardware.

These are full-time permanent positions.

It includes the installation and maintenance of:

• Electrical equipment.
• Conductors and cables.
• Customer services.
• Inspection of overhead poles/structures and electrical apparatus (Overhead).
• Inspection of underground assets and electrical apparatus (Underground).
• The use of support plant and equipment.

The course also includes electrical theory competencies to provide underpinning knowledge for power systems distribution overhead and underground work.

You will have;

• A background of living within a regional community, preferably our regional service regions.
• Have the right to work in Australia.
• Currently hold a C Class licence (minimum of red ‘P’ plates) or the ability to gain a C Class licence.
• Be able to travel to the relevant location for training (all travel and accommodation will be arranged by Horizon Power).
• Experience in an Electrical Pre-Apprenticeships or trade pathway would be highly regarded.
• Have the courage to ask questions and display an openness to learning new things.
• Have the ability to learn, understand and follow all processes and procedures relevant to your apprenticeship and working at Horizon Power.
• Be committed to your own personal safety and the safety of others in the workplace.

Please note, regional and housing subsidies will be made available for the successful applicant and will be discussed at time of offer.

Our employees enjoy real rewards and recognition including:

• Working on impressive renewable energy projects across WA.
• Helping to create a connected and thriving WA.
• Working in small teams who are part of something bigger for WA.
• An extensive rewards and recognition program.
• Access to our award-winning health and wellbeing program.

Our workplace culture is created through every interaction, every experience and everything we do. 
Across our organisation, we recognise and reward people and offer work that works with you. We’re committed to equality and celebrate the diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, and all characteristics that make our Horizon Power team so special. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

If you want more amazing reasons of why Horizon Power should be your employer of choice, check our careers page to find out more. https://www.horizonpower.com.au/about-us/careers/

Are you ready for something that’s bigger than a job?

If you’re excited about the opportunity to join our Horizon Power team and make a real difference in the energy future of WA, we want to hear from you.

Click ‘Apply’ below to get started with your application.

Applications close on 28 June 2024.

Please note: In some cases, we need to close the advertising earlier than the closing date – so don’t miss your chance!

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.