Electrical Leading Hand

Date:  11 Jun 2024

Jandakot, WA, AU, 6164

Company:  Ventia

The Role

Due to ongoing growth, Ventia are seeking experienced Leading Hand Electricians to join our Venture Smart team. The Electrical Leading Hand position is responsible for driving the frontline delivery of Electrical and ITS minor capital works projects to Main Roads Western Australia operated assets across the Western Australian metropolitan and regional areas.

This full-time opportunity, based in Jandakot, WA, and is based on a 38 hour week, Monday to Friday with opportunities for overtime based on operational requirements.

  • A supportive and inclusive work environment that places safety and health above all else
  • A secure long-term position with opportunities for growth, development and training
  • We take our people’s careers seriously, helping them to learn and expand their careers with a focus on both offsite and on the job training
  • A friendly and collaborative work environment that priorities work life balance and the wellbeing of our team
  • Tools Of Trade vehicle provided for work related travel

Key duties, but not limited to

  • Delivery of minor capital works projects on Main Roads Western Australia assets 
  • Upgrade and install assets such as Traffic control signals, switchboards and roadway lighting, electronic speed limit signs, help phones, CCTV, vehicle detection systems, Bluetooth travel time units and more  
  • Pre-installation testing and commissioning of ITS equipment 
  • Direct involvement with the construction phase of electrical assets across Main Roads Western Australia’s contract 

Skills and Experience

  • WA Driver’s License MR or greater
  • Electrical Trade Certification (A Grade)
  • Experience in leading small teams
  • Experience in associated electrical and communication works associated with Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) – Highly desirable

The Company
Ventia is a leading infrastructure services company, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities. We pride ourselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With a diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate.
Venture Smart is a 50/50 joint venture (JV) between Ventia and Johnson Controls (JCI) providing electrical and Intelligent Transportation System maintenance and project works and services for Main Roads WA and other private clients.
Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Māori and Pasifika people, LGTBQI+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this vacancy.
How to Apply
To apply for this role, please click the apply button on this page.

For internal applicants, it is an expectation that you will inform your manager of an application if you have been in your current position for less than 12 months; please seek their permission prior to applying.

If you have any questions about this role, please reach out via: trudy.mcgregor@skoutsolutions.com

Position Reference Number: 158346

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