Transmission linesperson

What is a transmission linesperson?

A transmission linesperson is responsible for a range of tasks from customer service and metering, to overhead and underground construction and maintenance.

As an apprentice transmission linesperson you'll learn how to:

  • construct and maintain high voltage towers and associated high voltage equipment
  • install and maintain electrical equipment, public lighting, overhead conductors and cables, and underground polymeric cables
  • conduct switching operations
  • maintain poles, towers and associated hardware.

What’s required for the role?

To apply for this trade type you must have at least one of the following:

  • completed Year 12 and passed Maths A, B or C, English or English Communications and a Science subject (highly advantageous), or
  • completed equivalent pre-vocational studies including a Certificate II in Electrotechnology, or
  • have relevant work experience.

When can I apply?

You can apply for an apprenticeship when we’re advertising for applicants, which usually happens about twice a year.

Visit our latest intake webpage to see if we’re advertising apprenticeships right now.

Got any more questions?

If you still have questions, you might find answers on our FAQs webpage , or you can contact one of our Apprentice Management Team members:

T: 1800 932 077