Facilities Electrician

BAE Systems

Location: Osborne

Job Type: Full time


  • Be part of the next generation of defence capability delivery

  • Enjoy flexible work practices, engaging work and an inclusive culture where we strive to make every individual feel valued

At BAE Systems, we are recognised for delivering projects of global and national significance to our customers and with this we are known for developing some of the most impressive careers.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Facilities Electrician within Maritime Australia based in Osborne South Australia working on the Hunter Class Frigate Program
What this opportunity will mean for you?

  • Performing purposeful work where your efforts are recognized in an environment enabling you to thrive
  • Excellent career opportunities, as our biggest project is YOU! Your success is our success
  • Accessibility to flexible working arrangements that will provide you with balance and a lifestyle that fosters wellbeing
  • Access to our competitive employee benefits program that are designed to better support you: Employee Benefits
  • Being part of a workplace culture that is safe, inclusive and takes pride in their company values

Your new role:
The Electrical Tradesperson (Facilities) is responsible for the maintenance of the shipyard facilities to satisfy the legislative and project requirements. The role is principally one of Maintenance, Temporary services support for Production, which includes installation, setting to work equipment, planned Maintenance, and defect rectification to ensure Quality and technical standards are maintained for equipment used by production.

Maintain equipment and provide services to production, with equipment repairs and providing Temp lighting, Power, extraction manual call points etc.
Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Maintain safe, environmentally responsible and non-discriminatory work practices in accordance with relevant company procedures and legislative requirements
  • Ability to read and understand drawings and instructions
  • Understand legislative and compliance standards for critical equipment
  • Apply Electrical trade knowledge , techniques and skills to all aspects of the shipyardEnsure all work is executed in accordance with company processes, procedures and instructions
  • Ensure that quality and technical standards are met or exceeded
  • Ensure the timely achievement of specified goals and objectives
  • Shift work as needed

About you:
As an applicant for this opportunity, you will have:

  • An understanding of shipyard operations.
  • Cert lll Trade based qualifications in Electrical/Electronic or Equivalent
  • Appropriate Electrical licencing for the equipment used within the shipyard
  • Demonstrated experience in shipyard maintenance.
  • Excellent communication, influencing and stakeholder management skills.
  • Diagnostic/fault finding and problem solving skills

We believe in hiring for potential so if this role resonates with you, but you do not meet all the required criteria, we would still love to hear from you!
Clearances: (remove if not required)
As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance.
International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.
Further information regarding clearances is available at https://careers.au.baesystems.com/opportunity.html
Applications can be addressed to Peter Smith Talent Engagement Specialist CCA and made online here. Confidential enquiries are welcome via email: peter.smith32@baesystems.com
Our culture:
You will be joining a culture that truly cares about your wellbeing. Diversity and inclusion is at the top of our agenda. We are striving to create an inclusive culture where the voices and talents of every individual are valued and everyone has a sense of belonging.
We welcome applications from all people regardless of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, disability, pregnancy, age, or other lived experience.
We are also proud to be recognised as an employer of choice for women by WORK180
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