Electrical Technician (Para - professional)

Job Description

About Stanwell

Stanwell provides the spark for a bright future, and that future starts now. With our corporate office in Brisbane’s CBD and sites in the South Burnett and Rockhampton regions, we are a supplier of energy solutions to Queensland, the National Electricity Market, and large energy users throughout Australia. With more than 3,000 MW of renewable generation projects and firming capacity under development, we have an extensive renewable energy pipeline, with a goal of 9 to 10 GW of renewable energy and between 3 and 3.5 GW of energy storage in place by 2035.

We care. We adapt. We deliver. These values are the driving force behind everything we do. And as we grow and deliver that pipeline of projects in the coming years, we will continue to serve our communities and deliver the power that Queensland needs.

“Stanwell Power Station supports and promotes workplace flexibility. This flexibility has enabled me to focus on my family, career, and life/work balance. With support from General Manager Central Generation, Angie Zahra, flexibility is the cornerstone of Stanwell Power Station.” - Amberley, Power Systems Superintendent

About the role

This is a permanent opportunity located at Stanwell Power Station, 20 mins drive from Rockhampton.

This role provides technical support and input to the operation and maintenance of Stanwell Power Plant including the management of plant assets and undertaking continuous improvements.  Electrical Technicians are required to perform routine and breakdown maintenance and will be required to coordinate work party activities.

Key activities include:

  • Investigating and identifying faults in response to plant alarms / breakdowns.
  • Initiate and implement improvements to plant performance, maintenance work, coaching and mentoring to others.
  • Developing a plan to correct plant faults and sourcing all required resources to correct faults.
  • Performing work allocated within the weekly schedule

About you

  • Electrical Trade Certificate and a current Queensland Electrical Fitter/Mechanic Licence (or equivalent)
  • Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent or studying towards)
  • High Voltage / Power Station Experience (desirable)
  • Hold a current manual drivers license (C Class).
  • Experience in the maintenance of a modern thermal power station or heavy industry.
  • Ability to learn and apply the Stanwell Power Station Safe System of Work.


  • 12.75% employer contribution to superannuation
  • Free bus service from Rockhampton and Gracemere to and from site each day.
  • 4 day work week
  • Weekly pay
  • Incentive scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives available
  • Access to learning and development on and off the job
  • Exceptional safety culture 

What’s next?

To submit your application, please apply online with your resume.

Applications close: 11:55pm, 29 May 2024

Further information on Stanwell can be found online at www.stanwell.com

As part of the recruitment process, you may be required to undertake pre-employment checks (may include police checks, AusCheck, medical assessment and/or drug and alcohol testing). 

Inclusion and diversity is an important part of shaping Stanwell’s culture and how our workplace operates. We recognise and value that it’s essential to creating a safe, inclusive, and productive workplace.

We are proactive about giving our people opportunities to excel and truly be themselves. We enable this through diversity, fairness, and flexible work practices.

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.