Zinfra prepares to open new depot in Pakenham

Zinfra staff wearing safety gear gather around work vehicles in new Pakenham depot
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Energy infrastructure services firm Zinfra is gearing up for the opening of its new depot in Pakenham, Victoria, marking the latest phase in the expansion of the company’s Distribution Services team.

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Initially catering to projects for AusNet, Zinfra’s Distribution Services team has seen significant growth, expanding its clientele to include Jemena and United Energy, along with various private customers. Initially with 10 members on staff at the Keysborough depot, the team transitioned through several locations before settling in Pakenham.

The selection of Pakenham as the site for the new depot was influenced by its capacity for future growth and its strategic location, which allows Zinfra to efficiently manage and scale its operations.

The current team, consisting of 55 field staff and 14 support staff, is set to increase to 60+ field staff and 18 support staff, with the new depot having capacity to cater for up to 140 staff in the future.

Zinfra project lead Craig Booth said, “The new Zinfra depot is not just an investment in our company’s infrastructure, it is an investment in the Pakenham community. We are committed to fostering local talent and with this expansion there is the potential to support more jobs and provide further training opportunities.

“We are eager to complete this project not only to enhance our operational capabilities but also to bring more employment opportunities to the region.

“We believe in growing with the community, and as our team expands, so does our ability to contribute positively to the local economy.

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The new depot is expected to become a hub for skilled labour, drawing from the local workforce and reinforcing Zinfra’s commitment to diversity and innovation in employment.”

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