Technical Advisor - Electrical

Albany, Albany
16 Jun 2018
02 Jul 2018
Job role
Permanent Role
Based in Albany

We're recognised worldwide for our performance and innovation to secure water supplies for Western Australia in a changing climate. We're driven to make our state a great place to live and we have career opportunities to help make it happen.

A career at Water Corporation can unlock the door to ongoing long term career development opportunities; we also support training and development, flexible work arrangements, health and lifestyle programs and generous company benefits.

If you share our commitment to WA then consider Water Corporation as the next step in your career.

About the role:

As Technical Advisor - Electrical you will assist with the analysis of faults, failures and sub-optimal performance of electrical assets. Providing technical support to project delivery and electrical trades & operations across 3 operating districts, you will also liaise with and provide critical support to central Water Corporation Branches as required.

Responsibilities include managing and conducting audits, inspections, condition assessments and performance checks of electrical safety, instrumentation and related electrical assets throughout the region.

You will also be required to participate in and support asset failure analysis, risk assessments and the development and maintenance of Operational contingency plans.

To be successful in this role you must have a strong background in either electrical engineering or electrical trades in an operational environment with the ability to troubleshoot and identify appropriate solutions.

The ideal applicant will have previous experience providing operational support and the translation of standards, particularly around electrical safety standards in an operational context.

Mining or utility experience will be high regarded.

Key skills and experience

· Considerable experience in electrical installation, testing and commissioning with Electrical

Worker's Licence endorsed “Electricians Licence”
· C Class Drivers Licence

· Considerable experience in the operations and maintenance of water services or Utility infrastructure

· Working at Heights and Working in Confined Spaces.

· Asset system and data analysis skills with the ability to create technical reports

· Knowledge of Asset Management principles and processes


If you are interested in the above opportunity please submit a covering letter and resume that best demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role.

Applications close 29th June 2018

Our commitment to an inclusive workplace

Through our Equity and Diversity Management Plan and People Strategy, Water Corporation is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace of the future.

We understand that unique perspectives, ideas and contributions only strengthen our workforce and are recognised and valued.

We encourage applications supporting our key priority communities - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women and people with disability.

For people with disability, we are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment enabling full participation in all aspects of employment wherever possible by offering reasonable adjustments. As part of the recruitment process you will be required to complete pre-employment screening which may include a medical, police clearance and Australian working rights check.

We reserve the right to withdraw this ad prior to the closing date