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Hourly Rates of PAY???

Postby bayraider » Tue Nov 25, 2008 8:42 pm

Hi Guy's,
We, Traction Lineys railways are trying for pay parity with the non Goverment Lineys.
At present a Registerd Liney is getting $18.20 per hr.
Senior Liney $20.10 per hr.

We are really interrested in what the outside guys are getting per hr.
Some figures would be really interresting.[/b]
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Postby squizzy » Tue Dec 02, 2008 5:17 pm

The local Government owned Utility here just put all base level liney's to AU$30.50 per hour with another 4.5% rise in April 09 and another 4.5% in October 09. Crew leaders there by the end of next year will be on $39 something an hour. Most agreements here now all come with 24/7 income protection.
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Postby bayraider » Mon Dec 15, 2008 9:09 pm

Jeeezzze, am in the wrong country!!!!!
With pay rates like that you must be driving a Hummer.
Thanks for the info Squizzy.
Any jobs going over there? kidding.
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Postby backdraft » Tue Dec 16, 2008 9:31 am

So Squizzy, looking at those rates why are there still any of us left over here in NZ? What is the cost of living etc like compared to over here, are the pay rates and benefits relative? I am a supervisor in NZ, done G&B and sticking, overhead and underground reticulation and paid $29, was about $24 when i was on the tools, how does that compare to OZ
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Postby heismyboss » Wed Dec 17, 2008 9:37 pm

There are to many things that would want to kill and eat me in Australia.
no pay scale could accomidate that.

I could just see the line on the time sheet though
"dealing with locals / Wild life that want to Kill and Eat you Allowance"
"what did your last slave die of?"
"Talking back"
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Postby squizzy » Wed Dec 17, 2008 9:58 pm

Not sure on the glovers rates they are $33 something an hour at the moment but with $30 a day extra if you glove.
No need to worry about the wildlife eating you here they usually only bite bad news is that they are either poisonous or a Great White shark :shock: .
There is plenty of work here, had a few guys from NZ come over and they say the costs are up and down on different things but once its all added up it averages out about the same. I know of one contractor paying his glovers $45 an hour and liney's $40 an hour but its all relative to job security the Local Utility is Western Power and Government owned so its about as secure as it gets and as they give out all the work and contracts I work for a contractor on $36 an hour, it pays the bill$....
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Postby bayraider » Thu Dec 18, 2008 7:57 pm

Yo Squizzie, any web sites as to the jobs up Western Aussie?
Went out fishing for the big bities the other day .... no luck only a few Yellowtail, Gurnet, Snapper and Khawai.
And 4 seasick friends......they'd never make a pirate.
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Postby squizzy » Mon Dec 22, 2008 2:51 pm

I don't know what sites they advertise on we just call some one up or ask the guys we see around plus they haven't paid G to advertise I better not whack up a free add for them till I know what the rules are about that. Plus the way its going the radio was saying that 1000 Kiwi's a week are coming over to Oz and 4% of Western Australia's population is from NZ surprised there is many of you fella's left over there lol....
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Py Increase

Postby bayraider » Tue Feb 17, 2009 8:48 pm

Yo guy's have had a bitch with the establishment and have been upgraded to a Lineman Grade 2 and have a wage increase....$20.65per hour.
Thats after X amount of years of debate.
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Postby squizzy » Thu Feb 19, 2009 1:34 am

The local utility Apprentices start on $24.42 an hour which goes to $25.52 an hour in April its good money for them but they are picky about who they chose.
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Re: Hourly Rates of PAY???

Postby glovedone » Sat Oct 15, 2011 1:23 am

32 bucks an hour and thats normal time, when im on t & a half well you would not beleave,hell i love stand buy,bring it on!
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Re: Hourly Rates of PAY???

Postby bayraider » Sat Oct 15, 2011 2:06 pm

Hey,,,,, we have had a pay increase I'm on $24.00 per hour and love the Double time Sundays.
Still dragging the chain behind you guy's thou and we do the same training etc!!!!! :roll:
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