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Technical Advisor - Electrical

Water Corporation

Location: Bunbury

Job Type: Not Specified


  • Enjoy travelling within South West Region
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Up to date modern technology

Water is essential for our future. In each and every Water Corporation role, you’ll have the chance to develop a career, and help the community. With a diverse mix of roles, locations and opportunities across Western Australia, we seek people who want to make a change for the better.

About the role:

We have a rewarding permanent position based at our Bunbury Regional Office for a Technical Advisor – Electrical . This role will provide a specialist electrical consultancy service in the areas of operation, maintenance and construction of E I & C (Electrical, Instrumentation and Control) assets. The Region has a variety of high-tech water and wastewater treatment units and hybrid and renewable power arrangements.

What the role will involve:

  • Provide specialist technical advice and guidance on the analysis of faults, failures and sub-optimal performance of E I & C systems including cost-effective remedial actions
  • Manage and conduct audits, inspections, condition assessments and performance checks of E I & C assets
  • Provide technical guidance to Maintenance Planners to analyse the effectiveness of maintenance plans in relation to E I & C
  • Undertake the role of High Voltage Authorised Person
  • Perform the role of Electrical Nominee, as required by the Water Corporation Electrical Contractors Licence
  • Provide direction and advice to Service Delivery staff on O&M planning issues
  • Review design and tender documentation for new E I & C installations and facilitate modifications to ensure operational effectiveness

Key skills and experience:

  • Electrical Worker’s Licence endorsed “Electricians Licence”
  • High Voltage Certification and Experience
  • ‘C’ Driver’s License
  • Considerable experience in PLC, sensors, PI IT/OT integration and SCADA system programming and diagnostics
  • Considerable experience in the operations and maintenance of water services infrastructure
  • Considerable experience in electrical installation
  • Sound working knowledge of AS3000:2018

Apply: If you are interested in the above opportunity please submit a covering letter and resume that best demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role.

Please note: By applying for this role, you are consenting to your current and previous line managers being contacted as references. It is strongly recommended that all internal applicants advise their line manager of any applications for acting or permanent positions prior to applying.

Applications close Tuesday, 27th September 2022

As part of the recruitment process you will be required to complete Pre-Employment screening which may include a medical, qualification check police clearance and Australian working rights check.

We reserve the right to withdraw this ad prior to the closing date.

Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace:

Water Corporation is committed to creating a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and our community. How we will achieve this is outlined in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and People and Safety Strategy.

We acknowledge the different skills, experiences and perspectives that people from diverse backgrounds including, race, ethnicity, disability, age, gender identity and sexual orientation bring to the workplace, will only strengthen our workforce.

We are committed to ensuring that our workplace is inclusive, where all our people feel that they belong, are valued, respected and have equal access to opportunities and resources.

We encourage applications from our key priority communities – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, women, youth and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment to enable people with disability to participate fully in all aspects of employment wherever possible by offering reasonable adjustments including adjustments in our recruitment, selection and appointment processes.”

Applicants with disability who require adjustments in the recruitment process, or alternative methods of communication, can contact a Recruitment Officer at

To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit our website.