Road Lighting Contractor

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Job Reference 1184943

Location Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Industry Other - Public Sector

Function Field Services

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 31, 2023

Road Lighting Contractor – Brisbane, QLD

Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients. With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry.

Airswift is seeking a Road Lighting Contractor to work on a 8-month assignment in Brisbane, QLD with a Infrastructure Company.

The purpose of the role is to be responsible for the operation of streetlights that are either owned by Company Client or Energex. This includes regular inspections, maintenance programs, investigate requests for public lighting compliance, maintain lighting electrical reticulation, implement appropriate lighting solutions as well as investigating and resolving customer complaints such as spill lights.

  • Complete all work to Company Client procedures, policy and standards and ensuring review of these to maintain effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Provide technical advice and prepare preliminary road lighting designs (P Category and V Category), sketch plans and job briefs in accordance with AS1158, Energex Public Lighting Manual and Company Client’s Street Lighting Design Guidelines.
  • Investigate and resolve requests for road lighting improvement and spill light issues by carrying out site inspections, participating in community consultation, determining required action and advising complainant of intended action.
  • Accurately input data and maintain Company Client Lighting asset registers and databases and carry out auditing of database records and where          necessary, take appropriate actions to resolve inaccuracy and exceptions.
  • Attend and participate in meetings with internal and external stakeholders and report on progress and issues as required.
  • Work in partnership with your team leader to agree performance standards and mutual expectations. Give and receive regular feedback to enable performance to be improved and take personal responsibility for optimising your potential within Company Client.

  • Extensive skills and knowledge of the principles and practices of road lighting as contained in the AS/NZS 1158 for road lighting (P Category and V Category).
  • Extensive skills and knowledge of the principles of obtrusive light as contained in AS/NZS 4282.
  • Proven ability to inspect and assess lighting requests and implement appropriate compliant road lighting solutions.
  • Knowledge of and experience with software used for lighting design.
  • Strongly developed verbal and written communication and negotiation skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with, and influence groups and individuals at all levels in the organisation including elected representatives, external customers and suppliers.
  • Ability to coordinate, plan and efficiently implement public lighting maintenance work programs with limited supervision in a team environment.
  • Ability to contribute to team direction, give and receive feedback and achieve agreed performance standards to contribute to a culture of performance excellence.
  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills with a proven ability to manage competing priorities to meet tight deadlines and deliver quality service standards.

  • Possession of a recognised qualification within the lighting field
  • Professional membership from the Illuminating Engineering Society of Australia & New Zealand (minimum Member grade) or equivalent.
  • A Queensland Open drivers’ licence.

If you would like to be considered for the position, please apply direct to this advertisement with your CV & contact details, or send the resume to

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