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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.

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