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Electrical and Instrumentation Officer

Job No: WaterNSW2558
Location: Lithgow

Ready to make a splash in your career? WaterNSW is seeking an experienced Maintenance Officer Trade Electrical to join our team.  

This is an opportunity to work with an essential organization 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 week (subject to approvals)
  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave.  
  • Fertility leave. 
  • Yearly corporate wear allowance  
  • Professional development and educational assistance  
  • Attractive remuneration starting from: $92,000 + Superannuation.
  • And so much more! 

What you’ll do: 

  • Operational maintenance tasks aligned with the preventative maintenance program.
  • Assist in the delivery of the preventative electrical & instrumentation maintenance program.
  • Capture and store data for the maintenance management system and other related service systems as required.
  • Provide specialist electrical support including inspection, audit support and electrical works.
  • Assist with the general site surveillance and general maintenance where required.

What we are looking for:  

  • Electrical licence with experience in instrumentation
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining critical, major asset classes.
  • The ability to work a part of a team and contribute to a positive and hardworking culture.
  • Willing to travel and work at various sites within Water NSW.
  • Current NSW driver's license.
  • Preferred but not required certificate 3 or 4 in instrumentation.

This role can be based in either Wallerawang or Duckmaloi.

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. Visit our WORK180 page to access our benefits and career development opportunities  

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: Talent Acquisition Partner Jasmine Choong -

Please note applications for this position will close on 26th of May 2024, 11.59PM. 

Click for Position Description - Please note this can only be accessed on the WaterNSW Careers Page. 

You must have full work rights in Australia to qualify for all positions at WaterNSW.  

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