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  • 11/07/2024

Electrician (Newcastle, NSW, AU)

About the role

Our site Maintenance team based in Mayfield is on the lookout for an experienced Electrical Tradesperson. We are open to commercial electricians looking to move into an industrial tradesman position.

Key responsibilities of the role include:


  • Tubemaking mill production coverage, performing breakdown calls and repairs to ensure effective plant and asset availability.
  • 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

We are looking to speak to candidates with:


  • Electrical Trade qualification and currently hold electrical A grade license
  • 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

Key Benefits


  • Generous parental leave: 20 weeks paid Primary Carer Leave and 3 weeks paid Partner Leave for those who have worked at the business for at least 12 months. The company also provides superannuation contributions for the Primary Carer during the period of unpaid parental leave for eligible employees (limitations apply).
  • Access to long service leave after 5 years: Employees who are not covered by an Enterprise Agreement can access accrued Long Service Leave (LSL) at the rate of 1.3 weeks per year of service after 5 years continuous service.
  • Employee Benefits Program: discounts for employees, friends and family on a huge selection of products and services from a variety of brands including Samsung, Coles, Harvey Norman, Village Cinemas, Dick Smith, Vodafone, Thrifty and many more.
  • Recruitment referral awards: $1500 is awarded to eligible employees for referring friends or family to an open role if the candidate is successful.
  • Corporate rates for private health insurance: Nib Health Insurance offers discounted cover for employees.

About Us

Backed by over 90 years of experience, Austube Mills is your trusted source of steel tubular, pipe and profile sections. We have also developed a range of world-class coatings designed to meet the needs and conditions of Australia. With manufacturing facilities in Acacia Ridge (QLD) and Newcastle (NSW), we are supply more than 200 distribution networks across Australia and New Zealand.

Austube Mills is a brand of InfraBuild, Australia’s leading integrated steel manufacturing, distribution and recycling business, making steel using our electric arc furnaces. InfraBuild provides solutions for commercial and residential construction, large scale and nation-building infrastructure as well as our primary producers and rural sectors.  With ambitions to be carbon neutral by 2030, each day we help build futures through sustainable steel

Why work here?

We offer more than just a job; we provide a dynamic environment built on three pillars that define our commitment to both our team and our industry. 


  • Work with a greater purpose: Join us in the pursuit of a sustainable future as we progress our ambition to become carbon-neutral. You will contribute to a legacy that not only helps to build our nation but sustains our environment for future generations. Embrace a culture where differences are celebrated, innovation is embraced and valuing everyone’s unique perspectives contributes to our transformation.
  • Work well – live better: We understand the importance of working in an environment which supports you to balance your personal and professional life. Experience a culture which values you as a whole person – where family extends to the workplace and your well-being matters. You’ll thrive not only in your career with us, but beyond. 
  • Build your own future: Step into a culture where every day is an opportunity to grow, and where driving your own development is not just encouraged; it’s expected. You’ll be empowered to take the wheel of your learning journey and uncover your potential. The possibilities are limitless.


We invite you to forge your career in a workplace where passion meets purpose, wellbeing is nurtured and the opportunity to thrive is in your hands.

It is our ambition at InfraBuild to cultivate an inclusive workplace that is as diverse as the communities we serve. We encourage candidates from all cultural backgrounds, genders, orientations, age groups, and abilities to apply. Your diversity is our strength in creating sustainable and innovative steel solutions for Australia’s tomorrow.

Agencies should note that unsolicited resumes will not be accepted to this position, and GFG will not pay any fees related to resumes that are submitted directly to hiring managers and not through our approved processes.


We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.