Zinfra has commenced delivering the operations and maintenance contract on the Jemena Electricity Network (JEN) in Victoria, reinforcing its position as the leading provider of electricity field services in the Victorian market.  

The contract includes the 24/7 operations and maintenance of the full Jemena electricity distribution network in Victoria, covering over 343,000 customers and over 6,160 km of network assets in North West greater Melbourne. The network covers the Northern and Sunbury growth corridors which are two of the fastest growing areas of Melbourne and includes major customers of Melbourne Airport and Visy.

The agreement represents approximately $120M revenue each year and is confirmed for five years with two five year extension options. It commenced on 1 December 2018.  

According to Kevin McGrath, Zinfra General Manager for the Victorian region, “Delivering on the Jemena Electricity Network contract extends our provision of services across a number of Victoria’s electricity distribution networks, with services already delivered for United Energy and AusNet Services. This contract is an acknowledgement of our depth of experience and breadth of skill and capability to drive efficiencies on our clients’ networks.”

Zinfra also delivers a variety of maintenance contracts across Australia for clients including AusGrid, TransGrid, Evoenergy, and on the Jemena Gas Network (JGN).

About Zinfra
Zinfra is a leading service provider to the utility infrastructure sectors delivering a comprehensive range of engineering, operations, maintenance and construction services nationally. Our services include engineering and design, project management, construction, civil, maintenance and asset operations. Our specialist capability is focused on the utility sectors and adjacent markets of renewables, transport and defence. We employ approximately 1,500 people, have a strong national footprint and are backed by the vast strength and resources of our parent company.

Visit www.zinfra.com.au for more information.

Siobhan Day is the Assistant Editor of Utility magazine and Pump Industry magazine, and has been part of the team since early 2019. With a background in management in the non-profit sector, Siobhan has extensive experience in communications, professional writing and client management. She holds a Bachelor of Business and Communications and is currently completing a postgraduate degree.


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