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Transmission Linesperson

Date: 06-Jan-2023

Location: Rockhampton, QLD, AU, 4700

Company: Ventia

Ventia has partnered with Energy Queensland Limited (EQL) to provide transmission maintenance, and construction services across regional QLD. Ventia are seeking experienced Transmission Linespersons to join a crew of 5 to work across some of QLD’s remote and regional areas. Our depot is based in Rockhampton  in which we hold regular pre-starting meetings & schedules of works. The successful candidate will be physically able to climb tower cranes and eager to successfully contribute to our team and communities. 

Key Deliverables:     

  • Provide maintenance on 132HV  - 275HV  transmission lines 
  • Termination and Cutting of  live conductors 
  • Clamp & Climbing of Tower cranes, hook ladders 
  • Stringing and terminate overhead conductors 
  • Installation of insulators on Tower cranes 
  • Follow work to all and HSE procedures as well as statutory requirements

What you can expect

  • Flexibility – 11.3 Roster  
  • Working in extreme weather conditions at times 
  • LAHA when working away (Paid fortnightly) 
  • Crews of 5 Transmission Linespersons (Occasionally Trade Assistance) 
  • Physically employment especially with regards to heavy lifting, stretching, and climbing; candidate to sustain physical fitness to the level required by the position; Not afraid of heights; Physically flexible allows working in adverse weather conditions; Manual dexterity  

What you need

  • Certificate 3 Transmission 
  • Current QLD Electrical License 
  • Current Driver’s License  
  • Working at Heights 
  • Tower Rescue 
  • Construction White Card    
  • High Risk Work Licence to operate an Elevated Work Platform 

What are the benefits?

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Long term secure employment  
  • Access to leading edge technology and equipment 
  • Long term maintenance contracts 
  • Social activities such as fishing, BBQ’s and celebration of end of projects  



We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success. 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this vacancy.   
How to apply   
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