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Senior Electrical Operator

Band 4, $91,033 – $102,692 per annum (plus 11% superannuation)* 

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to make an important contribution to the community, building a career in a high growth area offering an idyllic lifestyle location that is close to national parks, lakes, rivers and coastal regions.

About the role

The Senior Electrical Operator is a highly experienced and skilled professional responsible for overseeing and safely maintaining the organisations electrical systems and equipment. The position is a leadership role and will supervise a small team including an electrical apprentice to safely plan, coordinate and execute electrical projects, including; installations, repairs, and maintenance activities in compliance with relevant electrical codes, regulations, and safety standards.

The position will also support the service delivery team in the delivery of essential water and waste water services to our customers. This includes emergency maintenance on electrical systems, pumps, water mains repairs and other associated infrastructure as required.

Experience in the following would be a strong advantage;

  • Experience supervising and mentoring apprentices.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in electrical control systems and fault finding in electrical circuits.
  • Proven ability to read and understand electrical schematic drawings.
  • Demonstrated experience in domestic, commercial and industrial wiring systems.

What can you bring to the role?

This role can be accomplished through the following key areas;

  • Technical knowledge and skills obtained through trade certificate including but not limited to fault finding, programming, interpreting drawings and plans, understanding of relevant electrical codes, and safe working practices.
  • Effective time management and prioritisation skills.
  • Ability to operate plant, equipment and specialised tools.
  • Ability to perform maintenance on mechanical equipment including pumps and other equipment and plant associated with water and recycled water.
  • Contribute to a safe work environment, by identifying opportunities for improvement within our electrical infrastructure and processes.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, providing suitable training support and mentoring of an electrical apprentice.
  • A detailed knowledge of the applicable Occupational, Health and Safety requirements.

The incumbent is responsible for the quality of all workmanship over which they have direct control or input. Changes which could reduce cost, increase productivity or improve quality are actively encouraged.

Position Description

You can obtain a full position description (containing Selection Criteria) by calling our People & Culture team on (03) 5150 4444 or via email vacancies@egwater.vic.gov.au for more information.

Apply now!

We welcome your application by Sunday, 18th February 2024.

Applications should include a resume and cover Letter outlining your suitability for the role, with reference to the duties and responsibilities outlined in the position description, available below.

As part of our commitment to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workplace, East Gippsland Water strongly encourages applications from experienced women and men, First Nations People, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+, and culturally diverse candidates to best represent and engage with communities in which we live and work.

* This role has been classified as a Band 4 position in accordance with our Enterprise Agreement. We reserve the right to remunerate within this classification with consideration to the skills, experience and qualifications of the successful candidate. Shortlisted applicants may be required to undertake a pre-employment medical, complete a National Police Check and Working with Children Check.