Electrical Distribution Trades Workers


Electrical Distribution Trades Workers prepare, install, repair, maintain and patrol electric power distribution networks.
Electrical Distribution Trades Workers
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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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