Solar Farm Maintenance Electrician

Beon, CitiPower, Powercor & United Energy

Location: Bomen

Job Type: Full time


About Us:
Beon is a company of dedicated professionals committed to future-focused energy solutions with a heritage in safety and reliability. We bring technical expertise and agility to provide energy solutions from every angle for; renewable energy, utility and infrastructure, commercial and industrial projects across Australia.

About the Role:
Do you love to work outdoors? We are currently looking for an experienced Maintenance Electrician to join our team based at the Sebastopol Solar Farm NSW (2666) located approximately 70km north of Wagga Wagga on a 24 month fixed term contract.

The role involves being responsible for the everyday operations and maintenance activities at the Sebastopol Solar Farm and at times you will be required to provide assistance on other Solar Farms in NSW that are managed by BEON Energy Solutions to ensure safe, efficient and on target operational performance.

These activities include inspections, preventative and corrective maintenance, fault finding and fault rectification of Low Voltage, Medium Voltage and High Voltage Solar Farm equipment, as well as other general facility maintenance to grounds and buildings.

Note: This is a 24 fixed term role and you will be required to occasionally travel to Melbourne and other solar farm sites as required.

What will you deliver?

  • At all times, do all things reasonable to ensure the health and safety of themselves and others on the work site
  • Perform scheduled and adhoc maintenance activities on site to equipment, grounds and buildings
  • Ensure the delivery of maintenance activities are focused on achieving contractual requirements around reliability & performance
  • Maintain effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Assist in the preparation and compliance of operational procedures
  • Ensure that all work activities are undertaken in accordance with regulations, policies, company practices, processes and standards

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A working knowledge of the concepts and principles of solar farm operations - desirable
  • A working knowledge and experience in the concepts and principles of internal resource and subcontractor management
  • Strong WHS focus and awareness of safety systems and procedures
  • Practical experience maintaining operating equipment, ideally with electrical / electronic equipment
  • Strong fault-finding abilities
  • Ability to read & interpret electrical schematics diagrams
  • Ability to work outdoors in a remote environment
  • Working understanding of HV operating procedures, practices and outage planning
  • Basic understanding of IT systems- SCADA, GIS, Various monitoring systems

Required Education/Qualifications

  • Certificate 3 in Electro-technology – Electrician (or equivalent)
  • Licensed electrician - NSW/VIC
  • Australian Driver’s License
  • HV operator qualification desirable, or the ability to obtain
  • Experience in O& M activities desirable
  • Renewables, Distribution/Transmission or Generation industry experience desirable

Your career with us:

We have a diversity of teams across our business, all contributing to great customer and community outcomes. Our people are our most important asset, and we continually invest in nurturing their capability. Working with us means being fully supported to make the most of new experiences, and to build a career through a range of opportunities to learn from the best and to grow in a safe, inclusive, flexible and collaborative environment.

Our greatest priority is the health, safety and wellbeing of our people and the communities we operate within. This includes their physical safety – ensuring everyone gets home safely everyday – as well as their psychological safety, by ensuring everyone has the resources and support needed to achieve a work-life balance and be the best they can be.

If you possess the required skills and experience please submit your application by 31 March 2023.

OUR VALUES: Live safely, Be Customer and Community Minded, Succeed Together, Be The Best You Can Be, Improve Our Business

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