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O&M Electrician

Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia

Job Reference 1180504

Location Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia

Industry Renewables - Solar

Function Maintenance and Reliability

Job Type Permanent

Date Added November 17, 2022

Our client, a global Solar OEM and Manufacturer, is seeking a Maintenance Electrician to join their team in Gunnedah, NSW, starting as a 1 year fixed-term contract with opportunity to extend.


The O&M Electrician position is a local role with an 8:6 rotation, this role reports directly into the Regional Supervisor and Leadership Team in Melbourne. This role is responsible for preventative and reactive maintenance on the solar power systems and balance of plant systems, working in a 4-5 person team, other responsibilities include:

  • Day-to-day coordination of activities and reporting to Regional Supervisor
  • Responding to breakdowns, troubleshooting, and repairing electrical and mechanical equipment on the project
  • Routine maintenance and quality inspection checks
  • Working towards maximum project uptime and all production targets
  • Identify potential problems and report these to Supervisor for corrective actions
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot systems such as invertors, switchgear, transformers, breakers, communications equipment ect.
  • Active focus on Health and Safety for all tasks as per company policies


Qualifications and Requirements

  • NSW Electrician License
  • Construction White Card
  • Open Driving License
  • HV Switching (highly regarded)
  • Experience in the construction of Solar Farms or other energy infrastructure projects preferred
  • Complete Full Pre-Employment Medical
  • Two industry relevant Referees


Applicants must be eligible to live and work full time in Australia.

Please apply if you hold the above qualifications and experience. Due to the high volume of applications, unfortunately only successful candidates will be contacted.

If you have any questions please contact Tayla Jeromson by email Tayla.Jeromson@airswift.com


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