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Senior Gas Inspector

Department of Mines, Industry, Regulations and Safety

Location: Cannington

Job Type: Full time


Are you interested in being a part of the regulatory and compliance to gas companies and consumers?

A unique possibility has arisen for Gas inspectors with experience within the Electricity, Gas and Plumbing Compliance Division based in our Cannington Office.

About us

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) supports a safe, fair and responsible future for the Western Australian community, industry and resources sector.

We lead with integrity, deliver on commitments, strive for excellence, and look for better ways of doing things.

Underlying everything we do are our values of being respectful, responsive, forward-thinking, transparent, fair, and ethical – these are driven by our staff who make DMIRS a success.

To learn more about the Department and what we have to offer, please visit our website.

The position

In this role, you will be working with a team of Senior Gas Inspector’s to undertake complex and sensitive regulatory and technical activities, ensuring compliance with the relevant Acts and regulations.

We are looking for an experienced gas fitter who has the ability to undertake inspections of major consumers, including those involving incidents, breaches and complaints, to report findings and make recommendations.

You will possess strong people management and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively to provide advice and information to the team, management, government investigators, and families of those involved in incidents.

This position is located in Cannington. Enjoy onsite lifestyle facilities, including bike lockers, fully equipped change rooms, personal lockers and a cafe.

Need further info?

Click on the Job Description Form (JDF) below or contact Adam Crowle, Chief Gas and Plumbing Inspector on (08) 6251 1914.

What are we looking for?

To be considered further, please submit a detailed CV and covering letter (of no more than 2 pages) addressing the following;

  • Certificate of competency in gasfitting or a gasfitting permit endorsed G and I with extensive practical industrial gasfitting experience. Class E and P gasfitting permits or equivalent certificates of competency are advantageous.
  • Knowledge and practical application of the relevant Acts, Regulations, Australian Standards, policies, procedures and guidelines that are applicable to gasfitting, gas networks and licensing of gas fitters.
  • Sound knowledge of compliance enforcement policies, strategies and practices or Certificate IV in Government Investigations or equivalent.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of gas distribution systems or gas networks, their legislation and applicable Standards.

Ready to join our team?

Click ‘Apply for job’ below, complete the online application form and attach documentation as requested above in the “what are we looking for?” section.

Need some help with how to apply?

How to apply videos

We have also prepared an Applicant Information Pack attached below. You can also contact Uma Maregouni, Senior Human Resources Officer on (08) 9222 3129 or email for information about employment conditions and the application process.

All requirements, capabilities and pre-employment checks listed on the attached JDF will be assessed as part of the selection process

Other benefits

  • Great work/life balance through flexible working arrangements and leave options.
  • Opportunities for professional development.
  • An award-winning Health and Wellbeing program.
  • Salary packaging options.

Supporting a diverse workforce

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve and inclusive culture where all employees feel valued, respected and connected. Our workforce's diversity is our strength; it enhances our ability to be forward-thinking and responsive in the services we deliver to the Western Australian community.

Suitable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability and youth may be given priority consideration over non diversity group applicants to achieve public sector outcomes. People with disability will be provided with reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.

Refer to attached JDF

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Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies for appointment (permanent, fixed-term, full-time or part-time) throughout the department for the next twelve (12) months.

CLOSING DATE: 4.00 pm on Friday, 3 February 2023 (WST)

Your application submission must be complete by the closing time; applications that are in progress or submitted after this time will not be accepted. It is your responsibility to ensure your application is submitted on time.

- Applicant information Pack
- Job Description Form

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