First listed on: 07 October 2021

Maintenance Officer Trade - Electrical 

WaterNSW is a State-Owned Corporation established under the Water NSW Act 2014 (NSW). We operate the State’s rivers and water supply systems and are responsible for building, maintaining and operating a diverse network of essential infrastructure (including over 40 dams across the State) and the largest surface and groundwater monitoring network in the southern hemisphere. 

We are looking for a Maintenance Officer Trade - Electrical to join our Asset Maintenance Team at Warragamba Dam / Prospect. This role will be responsible for delivering day to day maintenance, service activities and general labouring for water infrastructure assets and river systems.

More than just a Maintenance Electrician, you will be trained in Dam Safety Surveillance and other specific work that will allow you to participate in a weekend and on call roster should you choose. As part of a hard working and highly skilled team, you will work on one of the States most significate and critical assets. 

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Operational maintenance tasks aligned with the preventative maintenance program.
  • Dam surveillance and water sampling.
  • Ongoing reporting and ensuring documentation are accurate.
  • Capture and store data for the maintenance management system and other related service systems as required.
  • Working with the Maintenance Team Leader to achieve a high standard of work, safely and efficiently. 

Skills and qualifications required:

  • Electrical licence with industrial experience
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining critical, major asset classes.
  • The ability to work a part of a team and contribute to a positive and hardworking culture.
  • Willing to travel and work at various sites within Water NSW.
  • Current NSW driver's licence 

What we are offering

  • Permanent, Full time position
  • Maintenance staff work a 9-day fortnight but core hours are 0700 to 1530
  • Great workplace with good job variety 

We are looking for someone who can work in a high-volume environment with competing priorities required on multiple tasks. To be successful in this role you must be a self-motivated team player who has a passion for hands on work and a commitment to safety in line.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including a National police check and Medical check. Any offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance of these checks.   

More information can be accessed via the Position Description
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All applications must be lodged via an online application - emailed applications will not be accepted.

Please note  - Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications close on 20th October 2021

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