A peak construction workforce of around 30 will be needed to build the Wandoan South BESS. These construction workers will require accommodation, food and local services for up to a year.
The project will provide opportunities for employment, including: steel reinforcement, concrete supply & pumping, roofing materials & contractors, gravel supply, civil, mechanical and electrical contractors, hire equipment.
Following construction there will be a number of part-time operation and maintenance positions throughout the operation period of the project. Maintenance activities may include electrical and mechanical maintenance, site management and administration, environmental services, weed control, fire management and site security.
Vena Energy Australia supports a local procurement policy and promotes participation from local, regional and Australian suppliers wherever possible.