Production Technician


Traralgon, VIC

Posted 5/17/2021

A leading provider of peak, renewable electricity, Snowy Hydro has a world class reputation in engineering innovation and technical expertise. Snowy Hydro owns and operates a powerful combination of generation assets, including the 4100 megawatt Snowy Mountains Scheme. We also provide clean, efficient electricity and gas to almost one million customers - households and businesses - across the country through our retail energy business.
An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably qualified, motivated and driven Production Technician (Operator Maintainer) to join the team working at Valley Power Station near Traralgon Victoria. This role will be responsible for applying specialised plant knowledge to safely deliver the required availability and reliability of the plant in the most effective and efficient way. Key tasks and accountabilities include, but are not limited to, developing and implementing regional plant improvements, performing routine maintenance, identifying root causes of plant failures, managing site contractor works and operating the plant as required.

To be successful in this role you will need:
A trade background Electrical or Mechanical with a minimum of 5 years demonstrated experience.

Comprehensive knowledge of gas and diesel power stations, operations and access requirements.

Knowledge of maintenance program requirements, analysis techniques and maintenance management practices

Comprehensive knowledge of planning, access authorisation and scheduling systems

Demonstrated fault-finding & plant diagnostic skills along with a high understanding of plant reliability principles

Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of personnel to provide a consistent, reliable and high level of service

Strong computer literacy involving spreadsheets and statistical analysis

Demonstrated alignment with SHL's Values and Behaviours

Ability to adjust effectively to change and to work within new structures, processes, requirements and cultures

Ability to propose new ideas and contribute to quality improvements

If this role sounds like you and you would like to apply, or you would like more information, head to Applications close on 6th June 2021.

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