Essential Energy

About the role

We are currently recruiting for an Electrical Technician to join our Assets and Operations team in Goondiwindi.

As an Electrical Technical you will be responsible for the delivery of a range of technical works encompassing the maintenance, construction, inspection and operation of equipment related to energy Transmission and Distribution systems.

About You

As an experienced Electrical Technician, you bring a wealth of knowledge and skills to the table. Your background includes:

  • Application of Electrical Technician trade skills in the energy Transmission and Distribution environment.
  • Extensive experience in selecting, testing, fault finding, repair, and maintenance of Electrical infrastructure.
  • Proficiency in High and Low Voltage switching and permit issuance.
  • A commitment to audits and safety processes, ensuring compliance with business requirements.
  • Implementation of enterprise WHS and Environmental procedures.
  • Adherence to business and industry standards, contributing to the role of an Electrical Technician.

Your skills extend beyond technical expertise:

  • Effective problem-solving during unplanned events.
  • The ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively within a team.
  • Basic computer proficiency relevant to the role.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, enabling professional communication with stakeholders and customers.

Required Qualifications

  • Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician (plus Qualified Supervisors Certificate) or demonstrated capability through past employment experience and/or relevant qualifications
  • Drivers Licence
  • Qualified Supervisors Certificate
  • WorkCover NSW Construction Induction Cert
  • Attainment and ongoing successful maintenance of all regulatory, industry and business required licences, authorisations and other such certificates deemed necessary for the role


  • First Aid
  • Elevated Work Platform
  • Traffic Control
  • Crane borer
  • Dogman
  • Forklift
  • Chemical awareness, handling and storage
  • Manual Handling
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Switching knowledge
  • Sub Station entry authorisation

    Why Essential Energy

    We offer competitive remuneration commensurate with skills and experience and 16% superannuation.

    For information on our employee benefits (such as overtime and penalty rates, tools and relocation assistance) please visit our Employee Benefits page.

We are proud to be recognised as a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for All Women.

Working with a regionally focused organisation requires a diverse mindset. Wellbeing, development and delivering tangible value are all core to our purpose as we connect and power the regional and rural communities of NSW and parts of southern QLD.

Joining Essential Energy means you are the type of person where camaraderie, supporting your colleagues and balance in your life are all important.

Our culture is diverse, respectful and one where you have a voice which is heard. We know we can only be successful in supporting the customers who depend on us if we work together.

For further information or to chat about the role please contact Mark Elsley, Resource Supervisor on 0408 168 875.

Applications close on Monday 24th June 2024 at 11.55 pm (AEST).

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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