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Powerline Workers (Distribution)

Apply now Job no: 505917
Work type: Full Time (8.0 hrs)
Location: Ferryden Park
Categories: Powerline Worker, Trade Skilled Worker

Enerven specialises in electrical, telecommunications, and renewable infrastructure; playing a pivotal role in South Australia by building and maintaining the infrastructure that keeps the state running. We want our work to make a difference. By connecting ideas, people and technology, we’re constantly learning, adapting and designing solutions that are safer, more sustainable and cost-effective.  

At Enerven, we’re focussed on connecting you with tomorrow.  

About the role  

Our Distribution Services team is responsible for maintaining and constructing SA Power Networks distribution assets – both overhead and underground on Low Voltage, 11KV and 33KV lines (poles, wires, Transformers, High Voltage switches etc.). This includes live low voltage maintenance and construction, high voltage switching and live line tree trimming, as well as project work such as conductor replacement, new line builds, new transformers etc.    

Due to the ongoing growth of our Distribution Services team, we have multiple permanent Powerline Worker positions available in South Australia.    

Day to day you will:      

  • Maintain and construct SA Power Networks distribution assets – both overhead and underground on Low Voltage, 11KV and 33KV lines (poles, wires, TF’s, HV switches etc.)  
  • Project work – Conductor replacement, new line builds, new TFs etc.  
  • Live low voltage maintenance and construction   

  • High voltage switching   


The standard fortnight is 72hrs, with 1 rostered day off per fortnight. You will be required to work overtime from time to time (all overtime paid at double time) and perform availability duties.   

The majority of work is in the Adelaide area, but there will be requirements to work away from home occasionally (travel allowances apply).    

Now, let's talk about you   

You will bring a strong commitment to working safely, and the ability to learn new skills and adapt to changes in standards, systems, and technologies. You are a team player who encourages others to collaborate and find solutions, rather than problems.    

Essential requirements include:     

  • Distribution (Powerline) Trade Certificate & the ability to apply for and hold an SA Electrical Workers Registration   

  • HV/LV switching experience is highly desirable (but not essential)  

  • Current drivers’ licence essential (HR licence beneficial)    


The successful candidate may be required to work overtime as required, perform availability duties, and work away as required both intra and interstate.   

About us  

When we say we offer a great working environment that is what we mean – varied work, supportive leaders, genuine opportunities to progress your career and are proud of the reputation we’ve built for safety and wellbeing.  In addition to industry leading hourly rates and allowances, other benefits available include:    

  • An industry-leading focus and reputation for safety and wellbeing (Safety is number 1)    

  • 12% superannuation    

  • 17.5% leave loading on annual leave   

  • 9-day fortnight (with 1 paid rostered day off)   

  • Regular opportunities for overtime and all paid at double time   

  • Up to $900 in electricity reimbursements each year  

  • Automatic coverage from Enerven’s income protection scheme   

  • Modern trucks and state of the art EWPs, tools and equipment   

  • Paid parental leave     

  • Nationally recognised training   

  • Active social club with multiple events each year    

  • A fabulous ‘mateship’ culture    


If you require further information or have any questions regarding this role, please email   
Hit the ‘Apply Now’ button and submit your current resume and optional covering letter addressing essential role requirements. 
Candidates will need to be prepared to undertake a pre-employment medical. 
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and we encourage applications from all genders and people of Indigenous backgrounds.  


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