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  • 20/09/2023

Electrical Tradesperson (Newcastle, NSW, AU)

About the role

  • Permanent Opportunity – Day shift with the ability to work shift work.
  • Join Australia’s leading manufacturer and supplier of wire products
  • Career development and great location near Newcastle CBD

Our site Maintenance team based in Newcastle is on the lookout for an experienced Electrical Tradesperson. Reporting into the Maintenance Supervisor, you will liaise with key stakeholders across the site. This is a good opportunity to join an experienced, tight knit team within an exciting industry and gain valuable skills and experience.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Complete assigned repair and preventative maintenance work orders in a safe, timely and professional manner
  • Undertake fault finding and troubleshooting of electrical, electronics, instrumentation and communication equipment
  • Maintain all work areas in a safe and tidy state.
  • Fully support front-line problem-solving investigations and initiatives

About your experience

We are looking for someone with proven ability to work within an onsite maintenance team delivering successful outcomes around equipment reliability and continuous improvement plans. The ideal candidate possesses hands on experience in a role working with PLC’s.

We are looking to speak to candidates with:

  • Electrical Trade qualification / Licensed electrican
  • Understanding of PLC programming and fault finding
  • Experience troubleshooting electrical breakdowns and determining root causes in a heavy industry manufacturing environment 
  • Ability to apply sound judgement and manage competing deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills and computer aptitude
  • Post trade accreditation (Cert IV) is highly regarded
  • EWP – advantageous

About our team

At InfraBuild we are inspired by visions of what might be possible, of making our world a stronger, safer, more sustainable and connected place to live. We are inspired to challenge the notion of what is possible, from building the cities that we live in to the infrastructure that powers them. We’re there to collaborate and help make possibilities happen. This is how ideas take shape and innovations become reality.

InfraBuild Wire is Australia’s leading manufacturer and supplier of wire products and services the Rural, Construction and Manufacturing sectors with manufacturing facilities in Newcastle, Geelong and Jindera. Infrabuild Wire includes Waratah Fencing and Cyclone products and manufactures anything from nails to wire rope for massive draglines in mining.

Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.