Electrician – SEY0923

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 small maintenance team to work across our Yarram 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. 

The role will be on a non-rotating 38-hour week Monday to Friday on our afternoon shift roster that offers very attractive finish times of 9.30pm Monday to Thursday and a 6.00pm finish on Fridays. This position offers an attractive remuneration package that includes relevant loadings, has plenty of opportunities for overtime as well as allows for a good work/life balance.

We offer job security, and a great roster, an attractive remuneration package 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.

If you’re keen to join the team and you believe you have the motivation/attitude we are looking for, then please apply by sending your cover letter & resume ‘SEY0923’ to recruitment@akd.com.au.

Applications Close: 25th September 2023

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