Technical Cable Jointer

Technical Cable Jointers join insulated electric power cables installed in underground conduits and trenches, and prepare cable terminations for connection to electrical equipment and overhead lines.
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    Overview

    Technical Cable Jointers join insulated electric power cables installed in underground conduits and trenches, and prepare cable terminations for connection to electrical equipment and overhead lines.

    Day-to-day

    • installs and maintains equipment associated with electrical supply such as transformers
    • attends to electrical breakdown and emergencies
    • conducts routine maintenance on the aerial and underground electricity supply networks
    • prepares low and high voltage cable joints and cable terminations, while connecting and installing electrical equipment and overhead lines
    • uses heavy plant equipment such as elevated work platforms and portable equipment such as hydraulic drills
    • may undertake substation installation and maintenance, and specialised testing and revenue metre installation.

    Considerations

    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors

    To become a Technical Cable Jointer