We have a unique opportunity for an Electrical Services Technician to join our Electrical & Services department on Hamilton Island. On Hamilton Island we own and operate our electrical distribution network through underground sub stations powered from an underwater cable from the mainland.
About the role:
Administer the operation, installation, maintenance and repair of the islands High Voltage (HV) 22 & 11kV and the Low Voltage (LV) 415/240V electrical distribution networks
Responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of 12 Megawatt Diesel Generation Plant and associated HV and LV Switchgear
Responsible for general maintenance and repairs to the islands water and sewerage treatment plants
Responsible for the repair and maintenance of hazardous area equipment (island fuel systems)
Responsible for the testing and repair of the Airport Runway Lighting
Responsible for auditing new installations
Responsible for the reading and testing of the island’s electrical usage meters
Assist with the maintenance and repairs of the elevators on island, including the release of trapped passengers in emergency situations
Prioritise all work to ensure urgent repairs and those required for guest comfort are attended to immediately to achieve a high standard of safety and guest satisfaction
This position is a live on island position and will form part of an ‘on call’ roster to attend out-of-hours breakdowns as required
Assist any other sections/tradespersons as requested by the Electrical Services Manager
Previous knowledge and experience with installation, commissioning, fault finding and maintenance of electrical distribution or transmission networks along with their associated protection and control systems - including SCADA and PLC systems (Essential)
Electrical Fitter Mechanic Trades Certificate (Essential)
Minimum 5 years’ full time Trade experience (Essential)
High voltage switching and coordination experience and/or qualifications/accreditation - 22/11KV (Essential)
QLD open / unrestricted driver’s license (Essential)
Ability to be approved for and hold an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC) (Essential)
Previous experience with electrical instrumentation systems ideally associated with water and sewerage systems (Desirable)
High voltage polymeric cable jointing experience (Desirable)
Previous experience with diesel powered generators (Desirable)
Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas (EEHA) qualifications/accreditation (Desirable)
Airfield Lighting basic (Desirable)
Senior First Aid (Desirable)
Experience within the Tourism / Resort industry (Desirable)
This position is a live on island position and willing to work “on call” so to ensure the ability to attend out-of-hours breakdowns as required
Island of Opportunity:
Largest inhabited island in the Whitsundays located on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef
Award-winning international holiday destination
Explore a range of work opportunities through our multi-hire program - pick up extra shifts in other outlets/departments
Opportunity to progress quickly in your professional career. Work your way up the ladder on Hamilton Island!
Gain a qualification whilst working through the Robert Oatley College on island.
Subsidised staff accommodation paid out of pre-tax earnings
Employee discounts on a wide array of restaurants, transport and island activities!
Close-knit social environment and work culture
Walk to work - forget city traffic and stress! Enjoy the outdoors and idyllic environment.