Electrical Fitter Mechanic

Job Description

There is no better time for you to work in the Energy sector, than now!

Ergon Energy Network, which is part of Energy Queensland Limited, is growing to help build the SuperGrid and support the 70% renewable energy target by 2032. The Energy Queensland group includes the Energex, Ergon Energy, Ergon Energy Retail and Yurika businesses. Together we are the largest electricity network business in Australia, with assets in excess of $28 billion, supplying power to 2.3 million customers across Queensland.

We have a permanent opportunity for an Electrical Fitter Mechanic located at Richmond and are inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates.

The role:

As an Electrical Fitter Mechanic, you will:

  • Install, repair, commission and maintain various items of electrical equipment and plant.
  • Be trade qualified with a Queensland Electrical Fitter Mechanic licence.
  • Operate within Energy Queensland (Ergon Energy and Energex) requirements for quality, safety and risk assessment compliance.

Critical to your success in the role is your:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of an electricity distribution/transmission system, including construction and maintenance of the electrical network.
  • Working knowledge of Electricity Act & Regulations, Workplace Health & Safety Act and Regulations, and other relevant statutory acts & regulations.
  • Availability for call out and emergency work.
  • Willingness to travel to surrounding areas from time to time to undertake work.
  • Current ‘C’ class open Drives Licence.

This is a 9-day fortnight position.

Annual salary starting from $89k + Super + Applicable Allowances + Housing Assistance available.

External applicants are required to complete a pre-employment medical.

For more information about the position, click on the Position Description link located at the bottom of the page.

What we offer:

  • Non-Urban Zone Allowances up to $25k per annum plus up to 5 additional leave days per annum to support travel to and from holiday destinations.
  • Non-Urban Time Recognition Payments starting from $10k following 2 years of service.
  • Locality Allowance of $6,388 per annum
  • Housing Assistance options up to $10k per annum where approved. Other Benefits:
  • Full-time career opportunity with long term secure employment.
  • Attractive remuneration with yearly EBA increases + 12.75% superannuation.
  • Professional development opportunities including career progression.
  • Healthy work life balance on a 9-day fortnight roster.
  • Various leave options including gender neutral paid parental leave (14 weeks), volunteer leave and purchased leave.
  • Access to free Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family.
  • Opportunities to immerse yourself in a small community by participating in and/or supporting local sporting clubs and cultural events throughout the year.

About Richmond

Richmond is a lovely tidy outback town with a great close community vibe. Outside of work many like to go hunting or hit the waters for many recreational activities. During winter, there's plenty of events taking place too! A beautiful place to raise your family!

How to apply:

Please click the button below. Your application should include a current resume and a cover letter which highlights your experience and suitability for the role.

We value the differences individuals contribute to our workforce and encourage a diverse range of applicants to apply.