|Electrical Linesworker Immigration to Australia PR Visa|
| ELECTRICAL LINESWORKER (AUS) / ELECTRICAL LINE MECHANIC (NZ)
Installs, maintains, repairs and patrols electrical sub-transmission and distribution systems. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level: 3
Electrical Linesworker (Distribution) (Aus) / Electrical Line Mechanic (Distribution) (NZ)
Electrical Linesworker (Transmission) (Aus) / Electrical Line Mechanic (Transmission) (NZ)
Railway Traction Line Worker
The average salary for an Electrical Linesworker is $ 105,190 per year.
Average Age: Males: Females: Persons: 36.5
[See: www.abs.gov.au 3422 Electrical distribution trades workers - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016]
|Australian visa options for Electrical Linesworker||Employer Sponsorship|
|Permanent||489 Visa||Permanent||457 Visa|
|Skilled Occupation||ANZSCO Code||Assessing Authority||189 Visa||190 Visa||State||Family||186 Visa (DE)||187 Visa||All area||Regional area|
|Visa processing times-months (75%) ||6||5||17|
|Visa processing times-months (90%) ||10||10||19|
20/12/2017 Round Results:
|20/12/2017 (current)||189 Visa||489 Visa (Provisional)(Family Sponsored)
|Number of total invitations||700||5
|Visa date of effect||13/12/2017 12:06 am||04/08/2017 12:41 PM
|06/12/2017 (Previous)||189 Visa||489 Visa (Provisional)(Family Sponsored)
|Visa date of effect||18/10/2017 1.24 pm||4/01/2017 10.04 am|
|Unofficial Results||189 Visa||489 Visa (Provisional)(Family Sponsored)|
| 03/01/2018||70 (28/10/2017)||80 (26/10/2017)|
Occupation Ceiling for Electrical Linesworker :
Results : 1 / 1000 (Available: 999) (Ceiling Value) [0.10% Filled]
State and territory nominated visas is not subject to occupational ceiling limitations
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|Electrical Linesworker job description, duties and education requirements|
|UNIT GROUP 3422 ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTION TRADES WORKERS
ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTION TRADES WORKERS prepare, install, repair, maintain and patrol electric power distribution networks.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.
- installing conductors and aerial equipment, and underground cables and equipment
- installing and maintaining equipment associated with electrical supply such as transformers
- attending to electrical breakdown and emergencies
- maintaining poles and associated hardware, and continuity of electrical supply and street lighting
- conducting routine maintenance on the aerial and underground electricity supply network
- conducting low-voltage switching operations
- fitting pole hardware and crossarms
- preparing low- and high-voltage cable joints and cable terminations while connecting and installing electrical equipment and overhead lines
- using 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 meter installation
Sources: www.abs.gov.au and DIBP
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