Safety Delivery and Operations Expressions of Interest


Ausgrid Field Service Officers repairing overhead lines

Ausgrid is the largest distributor of electricity on Australia’s east coast, providing power to 1.8 million customers - that’s over four million Australians relying on us every day. Our network is made up of substations, powerlines, underground cables and power poles, spanning 22,275 square kilometres throughout Sydney, the Central Coast and the Hunter Valley.

We are recruiting Protection, Voltage Regulation and Telecontrol Technicians to join our Field Operations Transmission Substations team in Artarmon and Oatley.

About Field Operations

The Field Operations Group are focussed on delivering a safe, efficient and reliable electricity network 24/7 and play a major role in building, repairing and maintaining Ausgrid’s network.

Who we are looking for

Successful candidates will have a Certificate III in Electrotechnology Systems Electrician (or equivalent) coupled with experience in an electrical trade role, preferably within electricity distribution or relevant industry.

It is important to be flexible and be available for planned and unplanned overtime and available for emergency response work as required.

To be considered for these roles, you will have:

  • Experience in the operation, maintenance, and development of electrical supply systems in distribution, zone and sub-transmission substations and networks
  • Ability to investigate, solve technical problems, and use advanced testing equipment and software systems for data capture and testing of systems
  • Sound knowledge of relevant statutes, regulations, and procedures such as safe working practices and manual handling, network standards and codes of practice
  • Driver’s Licence
  • Asbestos awareness and experience working safely with asbestos materials
  • Proven capability to work effectively within a team or work crew and communicate with others, including customers

Why work for us?

Our people are the most important part of our business. We offer a mix of professional and technical positions with the ability to grow and develop your career, across a broad range of disciplines.

We offer great employee benefits, including:

  • Nine-day fortnight (RDO every second week)
  • 15% superannuation
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave
  • Staff club
  • Corporate Health plan
  • Health and Wellness fitness program
  • Annual Flu vaccine shot
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Strong focus on mental health and much more

To deliver the best possible service to our customers we strive towards a workforce that reflects the diverse community that we serve. Ausgrid is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and we encourage applications from women, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, people from the LGBTQI+ community and Indigenous Australians.

Application & Interview Process

Apply through the link below. Be sure to attach a one-page cover letter and your resume.

Suitable candidates who meet our requirements and are shortlisted will be invited to an interview. Please note interviews will be held online via Microsoft Teams, in accordance with COVID-19 protocols and to minimise risk to you and our employees.

We also complete reference checks and pre-employment fitness for work assessments.

For further information on these roles please contact

Role Statements

Protection Technician B1
Protection Technician B2
Protection Technician C1

Voltage Regulation Technician B1
Voltage Regulation Technician B2
Voltage Regulation Technician C1

Telecontrol Technicians B1
Telecontrol Technicians B2
Telecontrol Technicians C1


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 Protection, Voltage Regulation and Telecontrol Technicians (Artarmon or Oatley)