Connections Technical Advisor

Richmond, VIC, AU, 3000

About us: 

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 energy 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.


Tell me more about the role:

We currently have an exciting permanent opportunity as a Connections Technical Advisor within CitiPower and Powercor that should not be missed!


Reporting to the Connections Technical Team Leader, and working in a supportive team, the primary tasks include electrical inspection and work scoping activities for connections & electrical upgrades. This role includes fault and electric shock investigations and other related duties across the CitiPower and Powercor distribution network area.


Candidates for this role will be a Licensed Electrical Inspector, with knowledge of electrical distribution systems, installation wiring methods, and electrical design. Highly organised candidates with excellent customer service and negotiating skills are suited to the role.

What you will deliver:

  • Customer connections – assist in complex underground, overhead and substation connections for CitiPower/Powercor, including network design consultation, direction and approval.
  • Ensuring the safety of all stakeholders (the customer, network personnel, general public) in the connection of installations to the electricity network 
  • This role also requires preparation and issuing of applications for network switching and performing LV switching on the network
  • Electrical inspection – Undertake Electrical Inspection and Connection Works activities to ensure compliance to legislative and company policies, procedures and standards. 
  • Incident Investigation and Reporting – Investigate and prepare company reports relating to electrical incidents and ESV reporting 


What are the skills and experience I need to succeed: 

  • Detailed knowledge of the Electricity Safety Act, Electricity Safety (general) Regulations, Electricity Safety (Network Assets) Regulations, AS/NZS3000and the Victorian Service & Installation Rules
  • Knowledge of the LV Network and the Servicing Techniques and Technologies and metering methodologies



  • Current Motor Vehicle Drivers Licence
  • Licensed Electrical Installation Worker
  • Electrical Inspectors Licence with categories L, G, & V.


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.


If you possess the required skills and experience and you are looking for a fantastic career opportunity, please submit your application by Tuesday 31 May 2022.


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.

OUR VALUES: Live safely, Be Customer and Community Minded, Succeed Together, Be The Best You Can Be, Improve Our Business

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