Linesworker

  • Full Time

Website Kimberley Regional Service Providers

About this Job

Who are KRSP
Kimberley Regional Service Providers (KRSP) provides a range of quality services including maintenance, repair and capital works to utility services including power, water and wastewater essential service infrastructure that improve the quality of life for indigenous people living in the remote areas of the Kimberley Region in Western Australia.

With a head office and workshop in Broome and regional Kimberley including Fitzroy Crossing and Kununurra, KRSP have a reputation for technical innovation, reliability, quality of workmanship and professional services.

About the role
We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Lineworker with a proven track record of achieving results in a similar position, utilising diverse skills in all aspects of the service and maintenance of electrical distribution.

Reporting to the Electrical Supervisor, the Lineworker is an integral part of KRSP’s field operations team, supporting multiple projects within the Kimberley region and providing an essential service to remote indigenous communities.

This position is an excellent opportunity to join a dedicated team and contribute to a significant positive impact on the day-to-day lives of the members of communities serviced by KRSP.

Key responsibilities of the role:

  • Maintenance and repairs to LV / HV (11kV & 22kV) distribution and related infrastructure
  • Undertake planned and emergency maintenance as required
  • Minor upgrades / construction of network infrastructure, constructed to design specifications and standards
  • Vegetation management
  • Capacity to rectify faults promptly to maintain the integrity of the network and minimise disruption
  • Identify and report preventative maintenance
  • Undertake testing of distribution systems
  • Populate and manage as required physical and electronic records, logbooks, and reporting templates
  • Be able to demonstrate ability to work safely on distribution networks
  • Maintain knowledge of current industry standards and regulations

Location
The role operates on a drive in/drive out roster basis from Broome to remote communities in the Kimberley.

Local Kimberley residents are encouraged to apply, as are candidates interested in relocating to the Kimberley region. FIFO is available for those located outside of the Kimberley region on an 18:12 roster.

What you will need
An ability to demonstrate a high work ethic, integrity, and safe work practices together with a positive mindset.

Essential criteria: 

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in electrical distribution industry
  • Cert III in ESI Distribution Overhead
  • Capacity to work in remote location, inclusive of driving on remote unsealed roads
  • Ability to work unsupervised and as part of a small team
  • High risk work licence
  • Ability to work on elevated work platforms
  • White card
  • Current C class driver’s licence
  • First aid, including CPR and LVR
  • National police clearance
  • Unrestricted working rights in Australia

Desirable criteria: 

  • Medium to Heavy Rigid (MR/HR) preferred

Recruitment agencies are respectfully requested not to submit applications for this role.

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