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Live Line Lifter Borer Operator

North Ward

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As a national provider to the utility infrastructure sectors, we have gained a great reputation for our breadth and depth of experience delivering design, construction and maintenance services for our clients.

When you join Zinfra, you become part of a team of 2900 diverse, inclusive and passionate people working together to deliver exceptional outcomes.

We are currently seeking a Lifter Borer Operator to join our team in Townsville. There will be a lot of travel associated with this role as well as local work across the next 6 months.

The primary purpose of this role is to partner with our delivery crews across the state and undertake the construction and maintenance of electricity distribution networks through the safe & effective operation of associated plant and equipment.

About the role

  • 9 day fortnights
  • Some intrastate travel expected in this position
  • You will be expected to:
  • Provide assistance and plant operation support to electrical line workers for contracts associated with the Energy Queensland (Ergon Energy) distribution network. Duties include but are not limited to operating lifter borer plant to assist with the installation, maintenance, testing, commissioning, final handover of distribution infrastructure and other physical/manual labouring tasks including use of tools, small plant and equipment
  • Undertake the construction and maintenance of electricity distribution networks in accordance with Company Policies, Quality Systems and HSE procedures as well as statutory requirements
  • Support various crews throughout the state in safely upgrading and maintaining the network

About you:

  • C2 High Risk Work Licence (preferably with live line authorisation to operate on the Energy Queensland Network)
  • HR drivers licence essential with a HC licence looked upon favourably
  • Elevated Work Platform licence preferred but not essential
  • Forklift licence preferred but not essential
  • Experience working with live line (preferred but not essential) and LV distribution crews
  • Dogman/Rigger qualification
  • Previous Ergon experience would be highly regarded
  • Experience working in high-risk environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to recognise and solve problems in the workplace
  • Be willing to travel across the State
  • Proven ability to work productively as part of a team, in a fast paced and changing workplace.

This role with suit a highly motivated and engaging individual who is results driven and thrives in a fast-paced working environment.

Please note: you must possess a current Australian driver’s licence and white/blue card as travel between sites will be required.

About us

At Zinfra, we are focussed on allowing our people to reach their own potential, be themselves at work and enjoy working in an inclusive, diverse environment. With a focus on equal pay, equal opportunities and policies to support a fully diverse and fulfilled workforce, we pride ourselves on meeting our employee’s expectations.

Our people are our greatest asset so having various flexible working options, paid parental leave, leave purchase plans amongst many other benefits is a key foundation to our success. We are passionate about what we do and we are proud of who we are. Come and Join us!

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