First listed on: 28 June 2024

Maintenance Officer / Industrial Electrician - Copeton


Ready to make a splash in your career? WaterNSW is seeking an experienced Maintenance Officer / Industrial Electrician (Full-Time, Permanent) to join our Operations team.
This is an opportunity to work with an essential organisation creating a more sustainable future for the state.
This role offers the flexibility to work around life, your contribution will be valued, and you’ll be supported to build a rewarding career.

Our perks and Benefits:
At WaterNSW, we believe that our employees should be as well taken care of as our rivers, dams, and pipelines, that’s why we offer a load of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Work a 4-day work week Monday to Thursday from 7.00am – 4:30pm at full pay on the Enterprise agreement
  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave
  • Fertility leave
  • Yearly corporate wear allowance
  • Professional development and educational assistance
  • Attractive remuneration salary starting from $81,699 base + super
  • And so much more!

What you’ll do:

  • Work on a variety of work tasks include both electrical and non-electrical
  • Carry out operational maintenance tasks and minor works to assist in the delivery of the preventative maintenance program, providing an initial analysis and potential improvements
  • Ensure maintenance and service of water infrastructure, river systems and is completed in accordance with trade compliance, business requirements and good practice
  • Ensure accurate documentation and reporting on maintenance and services delivery to effectively communicate
  • Capture and store data for the maintenance management system and other related service systems as required

What we are looking for:

  • Electrical licence with demonstrated electrical industrial experience
  • Demonstrated experience or ability to learn skills required to undertake maintenance,
  • monitoring and operations of critical, major asset classes
  • Ability to set up and lead small work groups or fill in for specific activities and relieving other
  • team roles.
  • Current NSW driver's licence and willingness to travel and work at various sites across NSW
  • Willingness to obtain a boat license where water operations are required
  • Favourable: Experience in PLC and water operations

How we will support you:
At WaterNSW, we balance flexibility – and the way we work – with the needs of the business, our teams, and us as individuals.
When it comes to working in an office, we work in a hybrid way. If you’re required to be in the field or on site, the benefits of flexibility can be achieved in other ways, such as through a condensed work week.

We are proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities for women.

More about our team / culture:
No matter how or where you work, safety is the number one priority. This means the physical and mental safety of you, your colleagues, and the public.

Who is WaterNSW?
WaterNSW operates the state’s dams, capturing and storing water, and then supplying it ready for distribution – for the environment, agriculture, industry and the community. With 41 major dams and hundreds of waterways across the state, we play a vital role at the source of the state’s water, delivering two thirds of all water used in NSW.

We’re the people taking care of the state’s water at the source – capturing, storing, delivering. Find out more at

For more information, please reach out to: Jasmine Choong

Please note applications for this position will close on 14th July 2024.

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