In-Service Condition Assessment - Lead

Bendigo, VIC, AU, 3000




About CitiPower and Powercor:


CitiPower and Powercor Australia are electricity distributors and supply power to more than one million Victorians. We own and manage the technology - poles, wires, meters, and distributed technologies such as storage - that deliver electricity to homes and businesses within Melbourne’s CBD, its suburbs and across central and western Victoria.


We proudly strive to provide a safe, inclusive and sustainable environment where all of our people feel respected, valued and supported to be the best they can be.



About the Role:


We have a challenging new role, base is flexible. You will be responsible for the delivery of the in-service condition assessment and annual cyclic/ non-cyclic thermographic and corona inspection program. You will also be accountable for ensuring a best practice data-based approach in monitoring the performance of the thermographic/corona program, including performance-based reporting, analysis, risk and issue management and policy compliance.


Key duties and responsibilities:


  • Implementing thermographic and coronal inspection program.
  • Provide recommendations of corrective actions for faults or abnormal electrical load readings.
  • Interpret, analyse and report on the condition of all inspected assets and related problems.
  • Develop capabilities of the thermographic and corona inspection.
  • Provide leadership and management of the thermographic and corona inspection team
  • Monitor team performances and support development by providing appropriate strategies, training, and education programs.
  • Strong role model and champion of HSE values and commitment to safety.
  • Identify trends of any high-risk areas of non-conformance.
  • Contribute to a culture that is focused on workplace continuous improvement.



Required skills and experience: 


  • Category 2 certified thermographer.
  • Detailed knowledge of thermographic and corona inspection policies and practise.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills.
  • Detailed knowledge of fault reporting and electrical load readings.
  • Knowledge of electrical plant and test.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and technical standards.
  • Thermographic and corona inspection experience on a distribution network is mandatory.
  • Previous experience in leading a field-based team.



Your career with CitiPower and Powercor:


When you join our business, your work-life balance and career development are high priorities. We place emphasis on your development through diverse training programs, leadership courses and internal opportunities. 


Some of our benefits:

  • Exposure to industry leading practices within a strong and stable company
  • A great incentives package including an annual performance bonus, health and fitness subsidy, salary packaging options and much more….
  • A supportive team culture



If you possess the required skills and experience and you are looking for a fantastic career opportunity, please submit your application by COB Thursday 9 December 2021





COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement


In line with the Chief Health Officers COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Direction, all persons engaged at CitiPower, Powercor and United Energy, regardless of their role, will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Successful candidates will be required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.





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