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2025 Apprentice Program - Apprentice Distribution Lineworker

LocationLaunceston, TAS 7250
Job no: 8FAG8

About Us

Zinfra is a leading infrastructure services provider committed to delivering exceptional solutions in the energy, utilities, and infrastructure sectors. We pride ourselves on our innovative approach, technical expertise, and dedication to safety, quality, and sustainability. Our over 2000 team members across the East Coast, consistently strive to exceed our client’s expectations and make a difference in the communities we serve.

About the role

Energise your career at Zinfra!

We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Distribution Lineworker to undertake a Certificate III in ESI Distribution Overhead over a four-year program which will enable you to obtain industry skills and knowledge under the supervision of qualified and experienced professionals, while also attending TAFE to complete your certification.

The location for this apprenticeship will be based in Youngtown however intrastate travel will be required from time to time.

During the program, you will be a valued member of our team and will participate in workplace and worksite rotations, experiencing a variety of work environments within the electricity supply industry which will enhance your skills and career development opportunities.

Key Responsibilities include

  • Construct, maintain and repair overhead assets to agreed network standards
  • Operate plant, equipment and tools associated with the construction and maintenance of the network
  • Installation and maintenance of overhead distribution conductors and cables
  • Inspect overhead structures and electrical apparatus
  • Test and verify distribution overhead installations
  • General duties such as yard work, ground work at job sites, administration, traffic control (where trained) and warehouse activities

About You

This is an exciting time for our industry and we would love to be able to share this journey with someone who is committed and eager to learn. When you complete the program successfully, you will have completed all competencies for a Certificate III in ESI Distribution Overhead.

To be considered for this role you will have:

  • A drivers licence by the time you commence the apprenticeship in January 2025
  • A pre-apprenticeship qualification (Certificate II Electrotechnology) will benefit your application but is not essential
  • The ability to work at heights and an enjoyment of working in the outdoors
  • A good positive attitude and a willingness to work as a team will no doubt see you succeed in your new role

We are a champion of equal opportunity employment and have committed to targets for gender equity and first nations representation in our workforce. We want you to come as you are by promoting an inclusive culture, both within our organisation and throughout the communities we interact with.

We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds including First Nations Peoples, people with differing abilities, LGBTIQ+ community, gender, neurodiverse, cultural diversity, all age groups, and those with an intersectional or multiple diverse characteristics.

Our people are our energy source and we offer meaningful benefits and rewards that work for you. We offer the opportunity for potential long term career growth as part of our talent development and succession planning process.

Join our team and make a meaningful impact toward Australia’s “Net Zero” targets through the delivery of critical infrastructure projects and be a part of our journey to shape the future of the energy and utilities industry.

Recruitment Process

During our recruitment process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including pre-employment medical, reference checks and a national police check

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