Keryn the Electrician

Why let gender expectations stop you picking up a trade? Here we visit the BlueScope Steel plant at Port Kembla and meet a fully qualified young female electrician, Keryn Bowden. She tells us, whilst demonstrating some aspects of her job, how her choice of career has developed her practical/technical, as well as her interpersonal, skills.

BlueScope Steel is the leading steel company in Australia and New Zealand, supplying a large percentage of all flat steel products sold in these markets. The company's products play a big part in people's everyday lives, being vital components in suburban houses, landmark buildings and structures and popular makes of cars.