eBOP Technician – Hallett/Hallett Hill Wind Farms

AGL Energy

Powering Australian Life.

At AGL, we believe energy makes life better. That’s why we’re passionate about powering the way Australians live, work and move. 

Like you, we believe that the world is going through extraordinary challenges. We don’t shy away from the tough questions and we consider the answers carefully. We work in partnership with our customers and communities, and take action to shape a better future for all.

As life changes, we join the change, constantly evolving over 185 years. Today we bring all that know-how to transform how Australians produce, share and consume energy. We’re investing in new ideas, partnerships and infrastructure – renewing and expanding our portfolio of sources and products to help make them more sustainable, reliable, affordable and useful.

We’ll continue to innovate in energy and other essential services to enhance the way Australians live, and to help preserve the world around us for future generations.

About the Role 

  • Work alongside Australia’s best and brightest minds 
  • Site based role supporting AGL’s electrical infrastructure at the Hallett/Hallett Hill wind farms
  • Attractive roster, competitive $ package + sign-on bonus for eligible candidates 

Responsible for safe and reliable operation and maintenance of electrical infrastructure, outage preparation and execution AGL’s Hallett/Hallett Hill wind farms, our eBOP Technicians make sure our renewable energy gets to the grid safely and reliably. 

In your new role of eBOP Technician, you will perform scheduled maintenance and repairs to wind farm electrical infrastructure and support wind farm technicians in safely performing electrical tasks, such as farm level switching and electrical asset troubleshooting. Working closely with an eBOP Lead Technician, you will be supported by and work with fellow eBOP technicians, wind farm technicians and site supervisors as well as AGL’s extensive network of operations, engineering, and other support functions. 

As an AGL employee you’ll have access to an attractive work rostering arrangement, competitive remuneration package, including sign-on bonuses for eligible successful candidates, AGL VIP Energy Discounts, 20 weeks parental leave for primary carers, up to 6 weeks purchased annual leave (by salary sacrifice), and many others great employee benefits. 

Sign-on bonus and financial relocation assistance may also be offered, where eligible.

What you’ll be doing 

Reporting to the eBOP Lead Technician, you will: 

  • Perform scheduled maintenance, inspection, monitoring and repairs on wind farm electrical infrastructure. 
  • Support in the development and execution of annual outage work scopes, with the support of AGL engineering, operations and maintenance support functions. 
  • Support safe access controls such as PTW/LOTO, switching, isolation and energisation. 
  • Participate in shift start toolboxes, hazard identification and proactive risk management activities. 

About You 

While upholding the highest standards of health, safety and environmental care, treating others with respect and striving for excellence in your work, you will contribute to a positive team environment and be motivated to deliver to a high standard. 

You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to confidently engage with people at all levels across the organisation and with external stakeholders. Self-motivated with excellent time management skills and a strong work ethic, you can successfully deliver both working autonomously and as part of a team. 

What you’ll bring to the table 

  • An Electrical Trade and High Voltage certification is essential and Global Wind Organisation (GWO) training and/or qualifications in working at heights, safety, manual handling, HV/LV rescue, fire awareness, first aid would be advantageous. 
  • Experience with LOTO and switching procedure generation and execution. 
  • Experience in outage planning and execution. 
  • Experience working on wind farm electrical infrastructure is preferred. 
  • Willingness to work at heights and in confined environments. 
  • Valid South Australian Driver’s license.

Join AGL’s renewable energy transition as we invest in new wind farms, solar farms and battery storage assets. It’s a great time to #jointhechange at AGL and help us Power Australian Life. 

We’d love to see your application submitted by Monday, 30 October 2023.

Inclusion at AGL

At AGL, all employees are encouraged to be themselves and to bring their whole selves to work every day. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, people living with disability, culturally and linguistically diverse people and people of the LGBTQ+ community, including transgender, gender diverse, and intersex people.

AGL has a commitment to maintain a diverse workforce, and welcomes the opportunity for applicants to share their lived experiences. We also recognise that some applicants may not wish to disclose, and we respect their decision. To learn more about reasonable adjustments that can be offered throughout the recruitment process, please visit: http://www.agl.com.au/content/dam/digital/agl/documents/about-agl/who-we-are/our-commitments/230417-reasonable-adjustments-guidelines.pdf

AGL is a Circle Back Initiative employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

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