Annual base salary (while in Australia)
$60,074 pa ($2,303 per fortnight before tax)
In addition whilst working in Antarctica allowances of $54,460 pa are payable.
As the Electrician you'll install, operate and maintain a station's primary power source and the associated electrical reticulation systems, including all refrigeration equipment, the Building Management and Control System (BMCS) and the automatic fire detection/alarm systems.
This role also involves proper maintenance of electrical, refrigeration and fire group stores. Additionally you'll prepare and submit monthly and annual reports, and assist other trades and with science programs when necessary.
You will have a Minimum "A" Grade electrical workers / technicians' licence and have wide general experience in the electrical trade. Additional courses and/or training in the industry are also an advantage.
If you don't meet all these requirements don't be discouraged. In making final selections we take into account overall team building and the mix of skills required.
The typical employment period for Electricians varies between approximately 6 to 15 months.
Recreation Leave - You will accrue recreation leave at the equivalent of 20 days for each full year worked. Please note that recreation leave is not available in Antarctica.
Superannuation - A generous employer superannuation contribution of up to 15.4% will be paid in addition to salary and allowances.
You should read the Electrician Job Description, General Information and Personal Qualities details which are available from the links on the right hand side of this page as it contains important information you need to know about employment and related issues.
If you would like to talk to someone about applying, for technical matters please contact Glenn Scherell (03) 6232 3234, or for general information 1800 030 755.
To apply complete an online Application Form.