Occupation Profile – Electrical Linesworker (Aus) / Electrical Line Mechanic (NZ)  – (ANZSCO 342211) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleELECTRICAL LINESWORKER (AUS) / ELECTRICAL LINE MECHANIC (NZ)
ANZSCO Code342211
Occupations in this Group342211 Electrical Linesworker (Aus) / Electrical Line Mechanic (NZ)
342212 Technical Cable Jointer
DescriptionInstalls, maintains, repairs and patrols electrical sub-transmission and distribution systems. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level3
SpecialisationElectrical Linesworker (Distribution) (Aus) / Electrical Line Mechanic (Distribution) (NZ)
Electrical Linesworker (Transmission) (Aus) / Electrical Line Mechanic (Transmission) (NZ)
Railway Traction Line Worker
Occupation ListMedium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
CaveatsNone
Tasks-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
Skills Assessment AuthorityTrades Recognition Australia
Related Occupations342212 Technical Cable Jointer
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)