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2025 Apprentice Program - Apprentice Transmission Lineworker x 2

LocationMelbourne, VIC
Job no: XYQ7M

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 2 x Apprentice Transmission Lineworkers to undertake a Certificate III in ESI Transmission 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 these apprenticeships will be based at Dandenong South however you will be working away from home throughout the state on a 11:3 roster (11 days on, 3 days off) and will be working away during your 11 days on. A generous Living Away From Home Allowance (LAHA) will be provided.

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 and use plant, equipment and tools associated with the construction and maintenance of the network
  • Installation and maintenance of overhead transmission conductors and cables
  • Inspect overhead structures and electrical apparatus
  • Test and verify transmission 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 Transmission Overhead.

To be considered for this role you will have:

  • 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, as well as the ability to undertake frequent travel / work away from home during your rostered days on
  • Either have a current drivers licence or have obtained a drivers licence by January 2025
  • 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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