1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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4313-13 Cable Jointer

Joins insulated electric power cables installed in underground conduits and trenches and prepares cable terminations for connection to electrical equipment and overhead lines.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • repairs, maintains and joins cables
  • splices conductors, insulates splices and connects cable sheathing
  • checks insulation and performance of installed cables
  • maintains location diagrams
  • ensures that electrical conductors are correctly connected between sub-stations and customers' premises
  • may dig trenches and service pits or tunnels for cables
  • may test for the presence of gas
  • may encase cables in armoured or other protective covers

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