After a near 4 month break from work I’ve decided to dip my toe back into that swamp we call the working life.
I’ve scored a short contract up at Weipa assisting the install teams building communications towers around the bauxite mine here.
I’m here to do the power side of things I’m told.
It shouldn’t be too much of a deal going by the size of the conduits they’ve installed for the underground cabling.
A genset, PV panel array and a small demountable building, to hold the battery banks and control equipment and the associated cables. That’s about it by the looks of things. And some aviation lights on the mast. Can’t forget those. And the antennas and aerials as well.
We’ve got three of these sites to build.
I’ve only been here two days so far and haven’t seen the plans for this project so I’ll take what I’ve picked up so far with a grain of salt. It’s looking like another Kodak moment, as we working kind have named the phenomenon.
As with a few of the projects I’ve taken part of, there’s the usual delays and SNAFUs that happen. The remoteness of these locations adds a multiplier factor to those complications.
Any ways it should all start to frame a picture of things both good and bad by the end of the week.
I hear the fishing’s good here.