Network Access Data Steward

Date:  2 Apr 2024

Brisbane, Virginia, QLD, AU

Work type:  Permanent - Full Time
Category:  Operations
Req ID:  7181

At Powerlink, every possibility starts with you


We believe life’s about possibilities. And so is the future. That’s why we need you.


We’re working at the heart of Queensland’s energy transformation. Now more than ever, we need people who want to help us deliver a world-class energy future and ensure we continue to navigate through this once in a generation energy challenge. Join us and make it happen.

Life at Powerlink

As the Network Access Data Steward, you’ll help us connect a more sustainable energy future for more than five million Queenslanders and 253,000 businesses. Your work with us is about every light turned on, every community connected, and every future made possible. 


You’ll enjoy a range of benefits including:


⦁    Hybrid, family-friendly and flexible working arrangements including substitution of public holidays.
⦁    Available to you will be working a 9-day fortnight with an RDO every second week.
⦁    Competitive remuneration package + 12.75% superannuation.
⦁    Free undercover secure parking, with access to onsite charging stations for electric vehicles
⦁    Onsite cafeteria offering quality food at subsidised prices and access to the onsite gym facility 
⦁    Additional leave purchasing and 14 weeks paid parental leave – at full or half pay  

Find a career that matters and lasts


The purpose of the Network Access Data Steward role is to provide timely technical support in the provision of access to Powerlink Networks, supporting real-time network operations. This includes creating and maintaining data within Powerlink’s Operational Systems, Drawings & databases ensuring accurate allocation of nomenclature for high voltage plant and entering customer outage requests.

The role may also include data audits, reporting, project coordination activities, training, cross-training to support other Data Roles when required and procedure/documentation development. 

Here's how:

⦁    Provide Network Access technical support updating policies and procedures, coordinating projects and maintaining relevant data to minimise network down time
⦁    Monitor and maintain the HV Index and Outage Management System to ensure compliance with relevant Australian Standards
⦁    Liaise with other Powerlink groups and relevant stakeholders, such as operators, generators, customers and maintenance service providers

Your expertise


  • AQF6 qualifications in Electrical Engineering or equivalent formal qualifications from a recognised tertiary institution 
  • Demonstrated ability in the application of specific and critical procedures for Safe Access to High Voltage Electrical Apparatus for the purpose of preparing, writing and authorising of works packages.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of transmission networks, its elements and protection schemes.
  • Extensive experience providing technical support; or working in a Transmission or Distribution associated power system operations services field


We'd also love you to have: 

⦁    Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritise and schedule tasks during periods of high workload to meet customer needs
⦁    Considerable experience in working with customers to deliver project outcomes.
⦁    Database Skills MS-SQL, MicroStation CAD Skills, AutoCAD Skills, SAP, Outage management System experience.


Be the start of every possibility


To kick start your career at Powerlink, apply by clicking the button above, attaching your resume and cover letter on our careers page before midnight on Sunday 28th April 2024.

Kindly be aware that the Recruitment team will commence the review process during this period.

There’s lots to love about a career with Powerlink. But our people say there’s three things that really stand out: 

⦁    A career that matters and lasts: You’ll shape a progressive career connecting more than five million Queenslanders to a world-class, clean energy future.
⦁    Unique work and the chance to grow: You’ll help find smart solutions to interesting problems as you develop your skills and impact every day.
⦁    People who love to support and share: You’ll build relationships with experienced, down-to-earth people who you’ll be proud to work with.

For all enquiries, contact our recruitment team at 

Our commitment to inclusion and belonging


At Powerlink, we champion inclusion and belonging by supporting every candidate during the recruitment journey.


Please inform us of any needs or adjustments for a more inclusive process, including sharing your preferred pronouns.  As a Veteran-Friendly Employer, we value the skills Veterans bring and ensure equal opportunities. Let us know if you're a Veteran for tailored support. 

Successful applicants will undergo necessary pre-employment checks. As advocates of the Circle Back initiative, we pledge to respond to all applications promptly.