Industrial Electrican


Location: Mulwala

Job Type: Full time


We’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. We design the critical security solutions of tomorrow by combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create. Together we solve complicated problems by combining our experience in the market with our leading research and development capabilities.

Why work for Thales Australia?

  • You will thrive in a company that has deep experience in research and development, through to large scale industrial manufacturing – and all the opportunities that will bring

  • Mulwala – Located 3 hours from Melbourne, on Lake Yarrawonga, close to Mount Hotham to ski, on the cusp on picturesque wine regions with a thriving hospitality industry

  • We operate with a collaborative approach with customers, industry partners, suppliers and other key stakeholders

  • Join a diverse and growing global organisation with a rich history and critical capabilities that support both Defence and commercial customers. We are proud of everything we do as we Build a Future We Can All Trust.

The Position

As part of our Australian Munitions operations, our Mulwala site produces a range of products for the Defence and commercial markets. Within a Major Hazard Facility, our site based Maintenance and Services team is currently seeking an experienced Electrician to partner with other passionate tradespeople.

This exciting new and permanent career opportunity will see you performing a variety of general electrical maintenance tasks in support of our Mulwala site production operations. As someone with a passion for your chosen trade, you will join a large-scale organisation that is focused on Building a Future We Can All Trust.


  • Proactively contribute to a strong and diverse team, seeking to add value to Mulwala operations as you utilise and further develop your strong trade background within a large-scale production environment

  • Conduct planned maintenance activities, condition monitoring and other preventive tasks to support both production and shutdown schedules

  • Repair, overhaul, fault finding and programming of electrical equipment and control systems

  • Installation, testing and commissioning of new and repaired equipment

  • Utilise computerised maintenance management systems in the management of critical data

  • Work within a diverse team, supervising and mentoring others when required

How About You?

  • Appropriate qualification as an Electrician with significant post-trade experience, ideally within a similar production / industrial environment

  • A class Electrical Licence

  • Intermediate computer skills and previous exposure to a computerised maintenance management system

  • Demonstrated control system and programming experience

  • Proven fault finding, diagnostic and trouble shooting skills, with the ability to interpret technical drawings

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills teamed with an ability to work autonomously

  • Proactive and mature approach to all issues relating to HSE in the workplace

Good to Know

You’ll get an email acknowledgement after you’ve applied. Thales strives to provide a personalised experience for all applicants.

A Defence security clearance is required for this role, and hence applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain an appropriate clearance. To learn more about clearances please visit –

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) apply to this role, and hence your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Prior to offer, you will be asked to complete a pre-employment police and medical check. Thales complies with current public health orders in place, and as such you may be requested to provide your COVID-19 vaccination record.

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Thales is committed to promoting and maintaining a workplace culture of shared respect that enables all of us to feel valued, do our best, and remain truly passionate about the place that we work. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from diverse backgrounds.

We are also proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more on how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives here:

Wellbeing matters at Thales, and where possible we encourage flexible working.

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