ActewAGL Networks division recruits for the following four-year competency-based apprenticeships.
On successful completion, the apprentice will be issued a Certificate III Electrotechnology Electrician and be eligible for a Construction Occupation License - Electrician.
During the apprenticeship the employee will be trained in metering, motor monitor control, transformer maintenance, and switchboard construction.
On successful completion, the apprentice will be issued with a Certificate III in ESI Distribution - Lineworker.
Apprentices will undertake work modules in relation to maintenance and construction of the electrical distribution network, which will include both overhead and underground infrastructure.
ActewAGL Networks Division is responsible for the planning, development, construction, operation, management and maintenance of the electricity network in the ACT and also the gas networks in ACT and Bungendore.
The Networks division also undertakes the maintenance of Canberra's streetlights on behalf of the ACT Government.
The ACT's electricity network includes zone substations and sub transmission lines, together with high-voltage distribution lines, substations and associated low-voltage lines.
There are approximately 350 employees working at Networks division.
To be eligible you must hold a Year 10 School Certificate. Following submission of your application and as part of the ActewAGL apprentice recruitment process, you may be required to complete a number of online psychometric assessments. These assessments are designed to measure your knowledge, abilities and attitudes and will be used to support the short listing and selection of apprentices for the program. You will notified by email should you be successful at progressing to this stage so please ensure that you provide details of a current e-mail address with your application form.
Applicants are required to submit a current resume and complete an apprentice application form and selection criteria, which are generally made available on the ActewAGL website in September. Applications for the 2013 apprentice intake have now closed.