Technical Officer - Mechanical

APA Group

Location: Young

Job Type: Full time


About Us

APA is a leading Australian energy infrastructure business. We own and/or manage and operate a diverse, $22 billion portfolio of gas, electricity, solar and wind assets. Consistent with our purpose to strengthen communities through responsible energy, we deliver approximately half of the nation’s gas usage and connect Victoria with South Australia, Tasmania with Victoria and New South Wales with Queensland through our investments in electricity transmission assets. We are also one of the largest owners and operators of renewable power generation assets in Australia, with wind and solar projects across the country.

We employ more than 2,200 people across Australia and know that they are the key to our success. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture, where all our people feel safe, valued, and trusted to do their best every day.

The Opportunity

We now have an exciting opportunity available for a Mechanical Technician to join our Operations team in Young, NSW on a full time permanent basis.

Reporting to the Regional Manager Young, you will play a key role in providing the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of high-pressure transmission pipeline system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organise and implement routine and unscheduled maintenance to pipeline system, compressor stations and associated facilities in accordance with established procedures.
  • Undertake technical analysis and diagnosing solutions, ensuring we meet customer requirements and APA reliability goals.
  • Provide reliable data, and reports for analysis and review. Provide effective documentation for APA's programmed and corrective maintenance programs.
  • Develop and maintain effective, supportive and reliable communication and professional working relationship with field and office based colleagues.

Your technical strengths will be complimented by good interpersonal skills, effective written and verbal communication.

Your Background

  • Experience in utilities, resources or a related industry is highly regarded.
  • Trade qualified Mechanic or Fitter Mechanic is desirable. Equivalent experience in gas pipeline facilities is preferred but not essential.
  • Able to use relevant computer applications to analyse data and records.
  • Knowledge of CMMS (experience with Maximo is preferred but not essential).
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work unsupervised.
  • Current manual drivers licence is essential, HR/HC licence will be advantageous.
  • Able to work in remote locations for extended durations on occasion.

About the Team

Due to internal growth, there is a rare opportunity to join the Operations and Maintenance team, located in Young NSW. This group comprises of a small team who work across a geographically wide area travelling as far as Dubbo, Condobolin, Lithgow Canberra and lots of towns in between. The crew is made up of multidiscipline experienced Technicians and are excited to welcome a new person into their Ranks.

Working at APA

APA is an equal opportunity employer. The safety and sustainability of our people, community and environment is our focus. We embrace diversity in our people to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities that we operate in.

APA provides you with access to targeted career development programs, competitive remuneration, employee benefits, work–life balance and wellbeing programs. APA also have an inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents throughout their parenting journey.

Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia to be considered.

Sound like your kind of career? We’d love to hear from you.

Role closes Sunday 1st October 2023. Role Reference number 4957.

PD is available on request by emailing quoting reference number above.

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