Electrical Technician

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Perth

Seven West Media (SWM) is the leading listed national multi-platform media business based in Australia. We comprise of Channel Seven; The West Australian, The Sunday Times and associated Perth metro and WA regional newspapers. Seven West Media is inclusive of Herdsman Print Centre, Newspaper House, Seven Studio’s and all our regional sites.

This is an exclusive opportunity to work locally in our iconic, modern and automated print media factory in Osborne Park. Our facilities are at the forefront of modern innovation and working as part of this team will give you exposure to all these facilities. We help deliver products that our consumers know and love.

Electrician: preventative and reactive maintenance

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to join our Engineering Services Team as an Electrical Technician. As part of your role, you will work with the wider maintenance team to keep the machines at our Seven West Media facility running at 100 percent.

You will embrace the dynamic rhythm of a 12-hour rotating 3 shift schedule, spanning every day of the week. Occasionally, you’ll find yourself working 4 shifts per week, each lasting 9.5 hours. These shifts can compromise of morning, intermediate or night shifts.


To be successful you must possess:

  • WA Electrical licence
  • Ability to work on a rotating shift pattern comprising mostly of 12 hr shifts with a 3 day week. Some 4 x 9.5hr shifts will also be required
  • A comprehensive understanding of electrical safety procedures and relevant electrical Australian Standards
  • Demonstrated and well-developed electrical/mechanical fault-finding and diagnostic skills in a high speed manufacturing environment
  • Competent understanding of electrical schematics, isolation and permitting systems
  • Experience with PLC’s, SCADA, Building Management systems and networking protocols including proficiency in diagnostics and fault finding
  • Well-developed time management and problem-solving skills
  • A customer focus with strong communication skills and ability to work autonomously


Desirable attributes:

  • Flexibility to work on a rotating roster inclusive of 3-4 shifts per week where weekend work and shift coverage will be required
  • Certificate IV in Instrumentation and Control or similar demonstrated capabilities
  • Workplace experience with IT networks and hardware
  • HV Switching Ticket
  • Experience with robotic and automated systems such as printing equipment, packaging equipment, Laser Guided Vehicles, Palletisers
  • Competence with computerised maintenance management systems (MEX)
  • Previous experience working in a print manufacturing facility


We offer:

  • Working in comfort in our well-maintained and air-conditioned print factory
  • A remuneration package with attractive shift loading, penalties and possible over time
  • 6 weeks of annual leave per year with a 20% annual leave loading
  • Osborne Park location with a free onsite gym and free onsite parking
  • Discounted HBF health insurance
  • Salary sacrifice packaging
  • Work Perks program offering a range of discounts on some of the most popular brands


If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! Please apply by submitting your written application and ensuring your resume thoroughly details your experience.

Seven West Media is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Applications close 30 June 2024 unless the position is filled sooner. For enquiries, please contact our Electrical Reliability Coordinator, David Belohlawek at david.Belohlawek@wanews.com.au 

Only applicants who have current and valid Australian work rights can apply.

Recruitment Agencies: Seven West Media does not accept any unsolicited agency resumes and will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Visit us at www.sevenwestmedia.com.au

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Seven West Media is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Recruitment Agencies: Seven West Media does not accept any unsolicited agency resumes. Seven West Media is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.