Electrical Distribution Trades Worker

Electrical Distribution Trades Worker

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

Electrical Distribution Trades Worker

Job Demand: Medium

Average weekly wage: $1,455

Where you could work:

  • Electrical Companies: Energex, Origin                      
  • Government: City of Gold Coast


Electrical Distribution Trades Worker do the following 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