Shift Electrician – ELEC0223

12 hour rotating shifts / 38 hour week

AKD is a forestry products company, growing and manufacturing sustainable quality timber products. With operations across Queensland, NSW and Victoria we have 1,000 plus strong team members who are passionate about our business.

AKD is proud of our diverse culture, that supports empowered individuals, embraces teamwork, and encourages a simple ‘can do’ attitude.

We are currently seeking an experienced and trade qualified Electrician to join our team of over 30 qualified tradesmen to work across our Caboolture Sawmill site.

This position will play an integral role in the ongoing development of preventative & predictive maintenance and production efficiency.  As part of the site electrical team, this is a hands-on role requiring someone with a can-do attitude and experience in electrical maintenance works within a manufacturing environment. 

We offer job security, and a great 12 hour roster structure for a 38 hour week, an attractive annualised remuneration with opportunity for overtime while providing a good work/life balance.

This is a fulltime position with relocation and incentives available for the right candidate.

Preferred qualities and qualifications include:

  • Completed trade certificate
  • An absolute commitment to Workplace Health and Safety
  • PLC fault finding-Allen Bradley PLC5
  • SLC504 / Control Logix / SCADA would be an advantage
  • VSD installations, programming and fault finding.
  • Project and plant upgrades as required.
  • Sound knowledge and acceptance of OH&S Principles.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

The position has an attractive 12 hour rotating shift structure to ensure we are providing adequate electrical and maintenance coverage across the site.

If you’re keen to join the team and you believe you have the motivation and positive attitude we are looking for, then please apply by sending your cover letter & resume ‘ELEC0223’ to

Applications Close: 15th March 2023

Note: Pre-employment drug and alcohol, along with functional capacity testing, will be required.