Facility and Assets Electrician

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Asset Management and Planning
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Geelong - Barwon area
Reference: VG/3848_JAN
Closing Date: 07-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Facility and Assets, Electrician - January 2023.docx (Word, 537KB)


Contact: Robert Ladd on 0417 002 168
rob.ladd@justice.vic.gov.au

Position Details

  • Provide day-to-day management of all electrical infrastructure and building condition and maintenance at Barwon Precinct facilities.
  • Ongoing opportunity to work with a high-performing and passionate team in the Victorian Public Service.
  • VPS Grade 4: $90,067 - $102,192 plus superannuation.

 

The Department of Justice and Community Safety (the department) is seeking a Facility and Assets Electrician to provide a critical role in the Barwon Precinct.

 

About us

The Department of Justice and Community Safety is building a new maximum-security prison, which is due to commence operations in 2022. The prison is an essential part of the government's commitment to improving community safety and will be built near the existing HM Prison Barwon, Marngoneet Correctional Centre and Karreenga (the annex to Marngoneet). With these four prisons in proximity, Corrections Victoria has committed to establishing the Barwon Precinct, which will see shared operating models developed between these prisons to improve prisoner outcomes and create efficiencies.

The Facility and Assets group was established as a portion of the Barwon Precinct to provide local and contracted facility and asset management service that has consistent and transparent service levels.

 

About the role

The Facility and Assets, Electrician is responsible for the day-to-day management of all electrical infrastructure and building condition and maintenance within a multi-disciplinary maintenance team.

The roles require leadership, maturity, sound judgement and confidence in decision making, an important facet of the role involves liaison with internal staff and external stakeholders and preparation of analytical and informed contributions to develop and maintain the prisons electrical and building infrastructure.

The role include will be required to perform building maintenance duties as programmed by the Facilities and Assets Manager including but not limited to:

  • respond to reactive maintenance needs within the Barwon Precinct.
  • prepare and maintain programmed maintenance activities within the Barwon Precinct.
  • ensure that the Barwon Precinct individual facilities electrical assets records are maintained.
  • ensure that the Barwon Precinct individual facilities inventories are maintained.
  • administrative compliance for electrical works pursuant to Part 3 of the Electricity Safety Act 1998, and Electricity Safety (General) Regulations 2019.
  • assist in the delivery of non-electrical related maintenance works.
  • a requirement of this position is to be on a maintenance on call roster for out of hours, weekend and public holidays.

To learn more about this role before applying, please read the attached position description.

 

About you

To be successful in this role, you will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Satisfactorily completion of the Licensed Electrician's Assessment (LEA) conducted by an assessment centre approved by Energy Safe Victoria (ESV).
  • Hold a valid Driver's licence.

Qualification

  • Standard of qualifications, proficiency and experience in electrical installation work, to meet the requirements to enable licensure as an A Grade electrician within Victoria.
  • Victorian Electrician's Licence (A Grade).

 

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

FOR INTERNAL VPS EMPLOYEES:

For all VPS employees, due to the new JSE policy, please apply through the JSE only to be considered for this position.

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic). Therefore, there is a requirement that all DJCS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes.

At interview stage and prior to commencement of employment with the department, you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19 with three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. 

Upon commencement of employment with the department you will be required to provide evidence that you have an up-to-date vaccination status within the timelines specified by the department into the DJCS Service Portal. This includes evidence of three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine required by the department (from time to time).

Acceptable evidence includes:

  1. COVID-19 digital certificate (available via your myGov account)
  2. Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account)

Other documentation outside the above will not be accepted as evidence of having received your COVID-19 vaccine doses.


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