Trainee Switching Operator EOI

Date:  25 May 2024

Perth, WA, AU, 6000

Company:  Ventia

Are you a Power & Energy industry professional looking for a new opportunity to work for one of Australia’s largest dedicated infrastructure service providers?

For more than 60 years, Ventia has been a trusted partner to some of Australia and New Zealand's largest energy providers and users. 2024 is an exciting time to join Ventia as they look to expand further into this industry, utilising their expertise in transmission, distribution, and the maintenance of large complex assets, whilst servicing customers in city centres, regional and remote communities. In support of this growth, Ventia are inviting expressions of interest for Trainee Switching Operators to join their global and diverse organisation. 

About the role

As we move into this exciting new phase, we are seeking expression of interest from qualified Linespersons to undertake a Traineeship to become a Switching Operator.  Once qualified as a Switching Operator you will be responsible for delivering HV/ LV maintenance, installation, testing, commissioning, and switching operations for both planned work and unplanned outages. 

What’s on offer 

Ventia have partnered with some reputable organisations to be able to offer discounts on Health Insurance, Banking (new home loans, credit cards, everyday bank accounts), flights & accommodation, car hire, car leasing and much more, we also offer the following:  

  • A flexible, supportive, and inclusive work environment where you matter.  
  • We take our people's careers seriously, helping them to learn and grow.  
  • There's nothing more important to us than keeping our people and the public safe.  


About you 

To be successful in the role of Switching Operator, you should hold the following skills & experience:

  • Certificate III in ESI - Power Systems - Distribution Overhead (UET30619) or equivalent
  • Demonstrated field experience. 
  • Hold a current driver's licence.


About Ventia 

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. 


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, LGTBQI+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities.



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