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