Electrical Distribution Trades Workers

Snapshot

Electrical Distribution Trades Workers prepare, install, repair, maintain and patrol electric power distribution networks.
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Electrical Distribution Trades Workers
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
10,800
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1550
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Below average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Low
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Decline
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • installing conductors and aerial equipment, and underground cables and equipment
  • installing and maintaining equipment associated with electrical supply such as transformers
  • attending to electrical breakdown and emergencies
  • maintaining poles and associated hardware, and continuity of electrical supply and street lighting
  • conducting routine maintenance on the aerial and underground electricity supply network
  • conducting low-voltage switching operations
  • fitting pole hardware and crossarms
  • preparing lowand high-voltage cable joints and cable terminations while connecting and installing electrical equipment and overhead lines
  • using heavy plant equipment such as elevated work platforms and portable equipment such as hydraulic drills
  • may undertake substation installation and maintenance, and specialised testing and revenue meter installation

Job Titles

  • Electrical Linesworker
  • Technical Cable Jointer

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in ESI - Asset Inspection
  • Cert III in ESI - Power Systems - Distribution

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Job Vacancies

Featured Job
  • Electrician Apprentice

  • Calan Electrical Pty Ltd
  • Calan Electrical is looking to hire Electrical apprentices. The apprentice will work on commercial style projects and work closely with skilled tradesman. The apprentice will get the opportunity to broaden there knowledge and skills with electrical work and be a qualified electrical tradesman at the end of the apprenticeship.
    • Career path
    • Learn a specialised skill
    • Opportunity to grow within the business
  • Trades & ServicesElectricians
  • Wed 11 Dec , 2019
  • Artarmon, New South Wales
Featured Job
  • Tue 10 Dec , 2019
  • Wetherill Park, New South Wales
Featured Job
  • Fri 6 Dec , 2019
  • Moorabbin, Victoria
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