Electrical Instrumentation Technicians (Day and Shift)

Location: Hobart

Reporting to a Maintenance Team Leader, Electrical/Instrumentation Technicians provide quality and timely preventative maintenance and repairs of the plant to ensure operational targets are met in a safe, environmentally compliant and efficient manner. 

Facilitating a sophisticated process by maintaining complex equipment will provide a dynamic and challenging workload, and working for an exciting global organisation that values its people places you on a path with options and security.

We are looking for motivated team players with great technical skills and a flexible, can do attitude. 

  • Day Electrician/Instrumentation role operates on a Monday to Friday roster, commencing salary of $80,931
  • Shift Electrician/Instrumentation role operates on a 2 x 12 hours day/ 2 x 12 hours night 4 day off continuous shift roster, commencing salary of $109,257

 The key accountabilities of the position are:

  • Routine and breakdown maintenance as well as inspection and monitoring of assets
  • Maintain close liaison and co-operation with Operations teams.
  • Manages the day-to-day performance and work activities of the team.
  • Building strong customer focus between maintenance and operating departments.

Requirements the successful applicant will need to fill the position are:

  • Demonstrated high level of safety behaviour
  • Electrical & Instrumentation trade qualification
  • CPR / LVR
  • Advanced computer skills, in particular experience using the Microsoft Office suite and SAP
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong fault finding and decision making skills

Highly regarded skills:

  • HV switching qualifications or the willingness to obtain
  • Hazardous area maintenance and installation or the willingness to obtain
  • Shift work experience or willingness to undertake
  • Confined space entry
  • PLC, SCADA, DCS experience

The ideal candidate will have had at least 4-5 years’ experience in a similar role, with a strong safety background and experience repairing and maintaining electrical and instrumentation equipment. 


To apply please send a resume and cover letter to careers.hobart@nyrstar.com

Nyrstar respect and value the diversity of our people and believe our differences strengthen our business. Nyrstar Hobart is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a culturally diverse and gender equal workplace, where everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect.

Nyrstar Hobart has a strict RPE ‘Clean Shave’ Policy. Most facial hair is not permitted on site. Regular health screening, including blood tests, is part of our commitment to keeping our workforce safe and a condition of employment

We look forward hearing from you.

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