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Trainee Power Station Operator

Hydro Tasmania

Closing date 29 November 2021

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Employment Type

Full Time

Seniority Level



$80,000 - $100,000

Technology Type



Based in Tullah commencing Feb 2022

  • Work with industrial scale renewable energy machinery
  • Be at the forefront of Tasmania’s renewable energy transformation
  • Salary Band HT3 ranges from $80,776.00 - $99,345.00 plus allowances and super

At Hydro Tasmania, we’re leaders in renewable energy, powering Australia with clean hydropower. We really care about making a difference for better, but it’s a big job and we can’t do it alone. Which is right where you come in.

About You:

You are a team player and as a qualified tradesperson with several years’ experience post qualification, in a mechanical or electrical discipline you’re ready to shake up your career! Your experience working in an industrial environment performing fault finding diagnosis coupled with a passion for renewable energy is the basis for solid foundation to grow into a skilled operator.

Electrical trades people need to have a current Tasmanian Electrical Practitioners Licence and mechanical trades need the ability to obtain a restricted electrical licence or be licensed under the Electrical Safety Management Scheme. You must also hold a current drivers licence and have a high level of computer literacy.

About the role:

Using your mechanical or electrical experience, you will operate, maintain and improve the regions assets ensuring Hydro Tasmania is successfully able to produce the energy required to power Tasmania and the National Electricity Market.

While participating in these activities you will be required to have a high level of safety and environmental awareness ensuring safe working conditions for yourself and colleagues.

These are DIDO (drive in drive out) positions which will require you to work away from home during your rostered 4 day week. The ability to participate in a 24/7 availability roster is a requirement of these positions.

What you’ll get back

This is an opportunity to grow your career and redefine your role in tomorrow’s industry landscape. We offer truly flexible work that suits you, a competitive remuneration package, and the rare opportunity to play a role in Australia’s renewable energy transformation while enjoying the lifestyle Tasmania has to offer.

If you want to make a difference for better

We are passionate about diversity and inclusion and welcome applications from qualified candidates of all ages, cultural backgrounds, abilities and genders. There’s a place for you amongst us to belong, and we welcome you to speak to us about any special requirements you may have to give you the best opportunity for success.

Please attach your resume and a cover letter outlining what skills and experience you will bring before 9am Monday 29 November.