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HV Network Access Planner

  • LocationMelbourne, VIC
  • Work TypeAny Employment
  • Positions1 Position
  • Control Room Operator
  • Operations
  • Job no: XF6JF

About Us:

We focus on being fun, supportive, collaborative and forward thinking people at Jemena.

Jemena is an Australian energy company who own and operate more than $11.5 Billion worth of gas and electricity transportation assets across Australia supplying millions of households and businesses with these essential services every day.  

At Jemena, we are focused on enabling our people to reach their potential, be their true selves and enjoy working in an inclusive environment with a community focus. Prioritising our employees’ wellbeing, equal opportunities and empowering a fully diverse and fulfilled workforce is key; we pride ourselves on meeting our employee’s expectations.

Our people are our greatest asset so having various options such as paid parental (primary & partner) leave and leave purchase plans amongst many other benefits, is a key foundation to our success. We also have an array of well-being options to support our people. We are passionate about what we do, and we are proud of who we are.

Diversity and Inclusion

Jemena is an Aboriginal word meaning ‘to hear, listen and think’. We understand the value of a diverse workforce, the ability to work from home, and have committed to creating real employment opportunities through our Reconciliation Action Plan. We look forward to receiving applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

When you join Jemena, you become part of our diverse, inclusive, flexible and passionate team. We are a team that celebrates International Women’s Day, NAIDOC Week, International Day of People with Disabilities and many other days that matter to our people. Come join us!


About the role:

The Hiring Manager stated this is a great opportunity for an experienced HV Network Access Planner or individual with Network Operations experience who wants a key crucial yet stable and long term role.”


 Alternatively this is an opportunity to move away from the Network Control shift work and into the 9-5 environment.


Please note due to the nature of this role no remote working is available. The role is 100% onsite in the Network Control Room in the CBD.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring reliable and efficient and safe provision of the network access planning functions on the sub-transmission and distribution electrical assets.
  • Communicating effectively with a wide range of stakeholders involved in the network access process.
  • Allocating operational resources and the preparation of switching instructions within defined time lines.

In essence this role is responsible for efficient and safe operational planning which supports the control and coordination functions for access to Networks & Assets under the operational management of the Jemena Electricity Control Room.



About you:


To achieve personal success in this role you will possess prior knowledge and experience in the operation of an Electrical distribution network, with a desirable qualification of Diploma of ESI – Power Systems .

You will be someone who prides yourself on your attention to detail together with a VESI Authority to make applications for Electrical access qualification, or the ability to achieve with some training

Your ability to adapt to and embrace new technology within both field and Control Room environments will ensure you feel comfortable in the role.

Your background will also encompass knowledge and understanding of the VESI Green Book with proficiency of network operation procedures as well as Jemena network access systems.

Added to the above your experience will include knowledge of :

1)Sub transmission and distribution network protection and control schemes

2) Electrical distribution network elements, construction, maintenance and testing activities.


Whilst you are well supported with guidelines and policies this role requires a certain level of common sense and self-confidence as the distribution systems can be wide ranging and complex, often in short timeframes.



Recruitment Process:

As part of Jemena’s commitment to keeping our employees safe, it is a requirement for all employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19. During our recruitment process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including pre-employment medical, reference checks, national police check and provide evidence of your vaccination status.


Notice to Third Parties: Jemena does not accept unsolicited resumes (or liability associated with fees or costs) from recruitment agencies, search firms or third parties. Interested candidates are welcome to submit their application independently.