Our recruitment process
When you apply online for a role with Horizon Power you will have your application form acknowledged.
Your application is screened to determine if you meet the essential requirements of the role.
If you have skills and experience the organisation is interested in, you will be invited to attend a formal interview.
Interviews can take up to 90 minutes and may include technical questions as well as questions related to teamwork, safety and leadership. Horizon Power uses the "Behavioural based interview questions" (see the Interview Tips section for more information). Depending on the role, you may also undergo a computer based assessment for safety and/or job match. All candidates will be required to complete a computer based assessment for safety and job match.
We also will conduct reference checks on preferred candidates. You will need to provide the names and contact details of two referees. Preferred candidates will also be required to undergo a pre-employment medical examination.
Completion of any or all of the above does not guarantee that an offer will be made.
How to apply
Horizon Power advertises external vacancies on our website. Some roles are also advertised in newspapers or online Job Boards such as SEEK, CareerOne, Linked In and MyCareer.
To apply for an advertised position, view our current opportunities.
Please ensure you attach a current resume (no more than five pages) to your online application, including copies of relevant certificates/licences and qualifications.
Horizon Power encourages online applications for advertised roles. If you cannot apply online please call (08) 6310 1000 and ask for HR Services. Horizon Power is an equal opportunity employer.
During the interview we will be looking to assess your suitability for the role by reviewing your:
- Your motivation for applying for this position
- Your knowledge and experience
- You will also be asked to provide examples of previous work or experience that demonstrates how you behaved in a certain situation.
You will need to explain clearly:
- The situation - what you were asked to do
- Your action - how you achieved the task or managed the situation
- The result - the outcome of your actions
We will be looking for examples that are:
- Recent - draw on your most recent experiences where possible
- Relevant - make the example relevant to the role you are applying for
Frequently asked questions
Horizon Power encourages online applications for advertised roles. If you cannot apply online please call (08) 6310 1000.
We are unable to contact each candidate personally because of the high volume of resumes we receive. We will acknowledge receipt of your application by email and advise if any suitable roles exist. If your skills and experience match the requirements for the position, the formal leader will contact you to discuss the next step in the recruitment process. Since we continually update our current openings, please visit our website as often as possible.
Interviews usually run for approximately 90 minutes. We like to keep discussions with candidates as informal as possible to make the process more relaxed and comfortable. Your interview will be conducted by the formal leader of the role advertised and up to two other people.
A member of our recruitment team will consider your resume and application and you may be contacted to discuss the vacancy for which you have applied. Alternatively, you may be considered for other positions which match your particular skills, even though you may not have directly applied for those positions. You will be notified via email if your application has been unsuccessful. Horizon Power maintains a database of interested and suitably qualified/experienced candidates to contact when appropriate roles emerge. Please let us know via email if you would prefer us not to keep your details on our database.
Firstly, we look for candidates who have the skills, qualifications and experience relevant to the vacancy. Secondly, we look for candidates who are a good cultural fit to the Horizon Power team. Depending on the role, we may look specifically for candidates with relevant energy industry experience.
We are very interested to hear from people with an electrical trade, linesperson experience or electrical engineering background. Like any other large business, we also recruit across a range of areas including administration, information technology, finance, legal and public affairs.
You are welcome to apply for any current vacancies if you have the right to live in Australia. Horizon Power does not sponsor candidates who are not eligible to work in Australia.
The formal leader of the role advertised is responsible for the recruitment process.