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