Electrician

We are looking for a dependable and team orientated person to join our Electrical Team in Mildura. This team is responsible for the efficient delivery of maintenance to our plant and equipment to support our customers and region to prosper.

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Lower Murray Water (LMW) is a water corporation providing services to around 80,000 urban and rural customers along the Murray River. Our service region lies within the traditional lands of First Nations Peoples, starting from Barapa Barapa (Koondrook), travelling downstream along the Murray River through Latji Latji (Mildura) and flowing to Ngintait at the South Australian border. With over 200 staff located in and around Mildura, Swan Hill, Kerang and Robinvale, our vision is for a healthy, sustainable water future.

About the role:

Reporting directly to the Team Leader – Electrical, this ‘hands on’ role will work within a team and support the safe maintenance and operation of assets across LMW’s irrigation, drainage, potable water and sewer systems. Prior water industry experience is preferred, however previous experience in similar industries will be considered.

Key responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Contribute to a safety-first culture.
  • Efficient and reliable electrical maintenance of assets including potable water, sewer, irrigation and drainage infrastructure.
  • Maintain tools, equipment, and plant in a safe, clean and serviceable condition .
  • Always represent LMW professionally .
  • Being flexible with availability and hours, overtime and out-of-hours work will be required, as will forming part of an on-call roster.

About you:

We require a self-motivated person who is safety conscious looking to work in a fast-paced team environment. To be successful in this role, you will have the following:

  • Electrical qualifications / Instrument and Control Certificates
  • Safety first approach to all works
  • Experience in either water industry, civil or general construction desirable, not essential
  • Good communication skills and leadership skills  
  • Ability to work as part of a team with a can-do attitude.
  • Current drivers’ licence
  • Construction card

We encourage to you apply even if you don’t tick all the boxes. You may have other skills and experience which make you a great fit for the role.

What we offer:

  • A friendly and inclusive culture
  • Flexible working options to support a healthy work-life balance for you and your family.
  • A dynamic workplace where every day offers new and exciting ventures
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives including an Employee Assistance Program.
  • A strong focus on career and leadership development
  • Attractive salary and employment benefits under our Enterprise Agreement

Working at LMW will inspire you to be passionate, innovative and dynamic. The skills and abilities you bring to the role will be valued. We are committed to fostering a high-performing culture through continued coaching, developing and learning opportunities which will support an exciting career.

How to apply:

To apply for this role please complete an application form including responses to the following questions:

  1. Why do you want to be an Electrician / Instrumentation and Control Technician at LMW?
  2. What skills and experience will you bring to the role?

Email your application form and resume to recruitment@lmw.vic.gov.au by Wednesday, 21 February. Enquiries can be directed to Dave Lahy on 0438 850 014.

To apply for this role you must have the right to work in Australia.

We pride ourselves on our inclusive and diverse workforce and celebrate that everyone at LMW is unique in their own way. These unique differences create a culture at LMW that enhances not only our organisation but also the community in which we serve.

If you require any help with your application, accessibility or reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process please don’t hesitate to contact our Diversity & Inclusion Officer – Steph on 0498 400 052.

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