|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||491 Visa||Permanent||482 TSS 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%) ||-||17||Business Visas|
|Visa processing times-months (90%) ||-||19|
Inapplicability conditions (for a TSS visa):
- The position is not located in regional Australia (within the meaning of subregulation 5.19(16) of the Regulations).
- The position has nominated annual earnings of less than AUD90,000.
Information for Employers
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|Sponsorship options for Electrical Linesworker
|190 Visa Sponsorship
||491 / 491 Visa Sponsorship
|Northern Territory (NT) (Darwin) Government Visa Sponsorship
- Financial capacity
- Applicants living outside Australia:
one year of skilled work experience in the past 2 years or alternatively have Australian qualifications.
- Processing times
Offshore applicants: six to eight months
NT student / NT resident applicants: one month.
- Cost of application: Free
Postcodes: Entire territory (including Darwin, Palmerston, Alice Springs, Katherine and Nhulunbuy)
||NT||For applicants who are able to provide evidence of positive employment prospects
|NT||NT||For Graduates in the NT
|NT||NT||For applicants who have strong family connections
|NT||NT||For applicants who meet the NT residency and work requirements (including 485, 417, 462 and 457 visas Holders)
|Nomination by South Australia State Government (SA) (Adelaide)
|Victoria State Nomination (VIC) (Melbourne)
- A current job offer within a regional area of Victoria; The employment offer must be in your nominated occupation and must be for full time work for a period of at least 12 months.
- A Competent level of English (or equivalent); Exemptions: citizens of the USA, UK, Canada, Republic of Ireland or New Zealand.
- meet the financial requirement.
Postcodes: Cities and major regional centres (3211 to 3232, 3235, 3240, 3328, 3330 to 3333, 3340 and 3342); Regional centres and other regional areas(3097 to 3099, 3139, 3233 to 3234, 3236 to 3239, 3241 to 3325, 3329, 3334, 3341, 3345 to 3424, 3430 to 3799, 3809 to 3909, 3912 to 3971 and 3978 to 3996); Anywhere except the Melbourne metropolitan area; including Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Shepparton, Mildura and Warrnambool)
||VIC|| For Graduates in Victoria:|
- completed a PhD in Victoria within the past five years.
- IELTS: Minimum 6.0 in each band
|Skilled Migration Western Australia State Nomination (WA) (Perth)
|New South Wales (NSW) (Sydney) State Visa Sponsorship
Invitation results between January to August 2019
|Far South Coast|
Please note that applications for the Skilled Regional Sponsored Visa (SRS) 491 for the NSW Far South Coast is currently suspended.
|Mid North Coast|
Minimum 24 months paid employment work experience in nominated occupation Applications for 491 nominations are now closed
|Queensland (QLD) State Visa Sponsorship (Brisbane)
||QLD|| For PhD Graduates in Queensland:|
BSMQ Temporarily Suspends QUEENSLAND SKILLED VISA NOMINATION for Subclass 190 & 491 visas;
- Completed within the last two years
- Have a positive decision on thesis
- Sufficient funds
- Sponsorship Fee: $ 200
|Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (Canberra) Visa Sponsorship
|Tasmanian (TAS) (Hobart) Government Visa Sponsorship
||TAS||Closure of Tasmania's subclass 491 Skilled Regional Visa Program|
Eligible skilled migrants can apply for visa state nomination of the new subclass 491 Skilled Work Regional visa from the 16th November 2019.
Source: DHA, migration.tas.gov.au, business.nsw.gov.au, migration.qld.gov.au, migration.sa.gov.au, australiasnorthernterritory.com.au, liveinvictoria.vic.gov.au, migration.wa.gov.au,
|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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