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Field Tester

LocationBroadmeadows, VIC 3047
Work TypeFull time
Positions2 Positions
Published At:2 months ago
Job no: 14418

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

The primary focus of this role is ensuring the proper functioning and reliability of protection and control systems within the Jemena electrical power system. This involves testing, commissioning, maintaining, and troubleshooting secondary protection relays, control systems & primary network equipment as well as high voltage underground cables & distribution field devices to ensure the safety, efficiency & accuracy of electrical infrastructure.

The successful candidate is required to display a positive customer and team focus, work effectively, participate in identifying workplace change or productivity improvements. This role will be based out of our Broadmeadows depot.

  • Perform diagnostic testing and maintenance services on a wide variety of electrical protection and control relays & equipment
  • Analyse and troubleshoot protection system faults and malfunctions to identify root causes and recommend corrective actions.
  • Participate in the commissioning of new protection and control equipment, ensuring that it meets design specifications and regulatory requirements.
  • Verify the integration of protection devices with overall power system infrastructure.
  • Generate detailed reports documenting the performance of protection and control systems.
  • Coordinate testing activities with internal & external customers
  • Prepare work records and reports as required, including input into databases and work hours/daily work records
  • Maintain up-to-date training and authorizations at all times.
  • Support the development of other team members, including trainees
  • Adhere to safety guidelines and protocols while working with high-voltage equipment.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations related to protection and control systems.


About You

  • Possess an Advanced Diploma of ESI – Power Systems or an equivalent qualification.
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience working across power systems related secondary & primary equipment
  • Proficiency in using relay testing equipment such as power system simulators, as well as primary test equipment.
  • Experience in analysing and solving technical information, including fault finding in relation to both the maintenance and commissioning of secondary & primary systems.
  • Effective communication skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams and convey technical information to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Exercise decisiveness in ensuring network security and public safety.
  • Ability to compare information from different sources to draw conclusions, and select an appropriate course of action.


Why you should come and work for us

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.

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.

  • Published on 20 Feb 2024, 1:43 AM