Fleet Technician

Essential Energy

Location: Orange

Job Type: Full time


We are unique

We are a regional business that thinks on a global level. We work with determined, passionate and curious people to empower communities to share and use energy for a better tomorrow. With a network that powers 95% of NSW and parts of Southern Queensland, we ensure homes, hospitals, schools, businesses, and services stay connected.

About the role

We are currently recruiting for a vehicle mechanic to join our fleet maintenance team in Orange. You will be based in the workshop with regular travel throughout western and northern NSW. Working mostly on crane borers and EWP’s this role would suit any mechanical trade background as full training is provided.

What we offer

  • Nine-day fortnight
  • 15.5% Superannuation
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • A range of learning and development opportunities, including leadership programs
  • Fantastic local and regional career opportunities

About You

  • Practical application of the trade qualification relevant to the role including plant, heavy or light automotive fields and areas of specialist or engineering trades
  • Significant practical experience in heavy and light fleet operations including plant and equipment used in the energy transmission and distribution environment
  • Strong experience in heavy vehicle specialist engineering, hydraulics, pneumatic, auto electrics, welding and fabrication
  • Conversant with heavy and light vehicle standards and regulatory requirements for work in an energy transmission and distribution environment
  • Knowledge of regulations pertaining to heavy and light fleet operations and in particular relevant knowledge of AS 2550.10, AS 1418.10, RMS regulations
  • Working knowledge of safe plant operations and procedures in an energy transmission and distribution environment.

Required Qualifications

  • Relevant mechanical based trade qualifications
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence
  • WorkCover NSW Construction Induction Cert
  • Willingness to be flexible and work away from home occasionally

For further information please contact Geoff Chapman, Fleet Workshop Supervisor, on 0407 103 231.

Applications close on Sunday 19th of February 2023 at 11:55pm.


Passionate people. Global thinking. Regional heart.  

Building a better energy future.  

Essential Energy is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourages applicants to apply regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability.  

As an organisation, our aim is to champion inclusivity in the workplace and celebrate the difference in all our employees. 

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