Electrical -Technician


Location: Port Kembla

Job Type: Full time


Ventia Pty Ltd

Ventia Pty Ltd

The Port Kembla Steelworks has achieved Responsible Steel Certification, which recognises the sustainability of the operations across several indicators, including social, environmental and governance.

The Steelworks is only the fourth steelmaker in the world to receive this certification and the first steelmaking site accredited in the Asia Pacific AND WE WANT YOU TO BE A PART OF IT by joining Ventia.

  • Your chance to join a friendly and inclusive team, while working in a dynamic industry
  • Opportunity to enjoy a coastal lifestyle, while working at the iconic Port Kembla NSW Steelworks.

Ventia is built on over 100 years of combined knowledge, understanding and experience in providing essential services. We have a proud and shared heritage. We put safety first, deliver for our clients, champion diversity and find sustainable solutions that better our communities.

About the Role:

Based in the Illawarra, and working within our longstanding BlueScope Plant Maintenance Contract, an opportunity exists for a dynamic and committed individual to join Ventia and the PCI (Pulverised Coal Injection) Team in the role of Electrical Technician.

The Pulverised Coal Injection (PCI) Plant provides fuel that is essential to No.5 Blast Furnace and will provide fuel to the No.6 Blast Furnace once it is commissioned. The PCI Plant is an integral part of our supply chain operations.

In this role you will be part of our clients’ integrated team, performing technical and maintenance work on projects, shutdowns and day-to-day maintenance service requests, whilst achieving safety, quality, critical equipment uptime and operational efficiency objectives.

The Person

Our people are our strength. We’re looking for individuals who are:

  • Safe for life - Safe for each other
  • Passionate about their trade
  • Think broadly and outside the box.
  • Engineer or Undergraduate
  • Love to explore ideas and provide solutions for continuous improvement, and
  • Thrive on team outcomes and success

To be successful in this role, the following qualification, licences, skills and experience are required:

  • Demonstrated commitment to Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality standards.
  • Qualified Electrician (with a current Electrical Contractor or Electrical Supervisor licence)
  • Electrical maintenance experience, including the ability to read electrical prints, fault finding and diagnosis skills.
  • SAP & computer skills
  • PLC experience
  • NSW Drivers Licence
  • The ability to develop and maintain good working relationships.
  • Proactive nature to support and lead your team.
  • Flexibility to work in a multi-skilled team with the ability to work independently.
  • Pride in your standard of work with a passion for identifying and implementing improvement opportunities.
  • Results-driven coupled with a strong customer focus and ENTHUSIASTIC !

If you are interested in this opportunity and believe you have the appropriate level of skills and experience, we would like to hear from you. Click the "APPLY" button below or contact me directly on 0417 719 542 or email: chantal.marais@skoutsolutions.com

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. Embracing Diversity and Creating Inclusion is a key component of our Talent Management Strategy. The creation of a Diverse and Inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success, creating a high-performance business.

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