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Electrical Services Officer

LocationLaunceston, TAS 7250
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
  • High Voltage Maintenance Technician
  • Airfield Lighting
Job no: BHDGC
Category: Aviation, Trades & Services

Are you seeking to work in a professional and close-knit team environment with interesting and varied responsibilities where no day is the same? If you have passion for aviation and love working around aircraft, this is your chance to apply. We are on the search for a skilled Electrical Services Officer with a great attitude to join Launceston Airport team!

Our staff receive great employee benefits highlighted below, but this role will also provide a healthy balance between your work and personal life through a set working schedule/hours each day i.e Monday to Friday 07.30am – 4.00pm. Our Electricians also receive an additional rostered day off each month.

In this role, you will be responsible for the provision of electrical support to the Electrical and Mechanical department to affect the implementation, installation, maintenance, diagnoses, service and repair of Airfield Lighting, Electrical Supply Infra-structure (LV &HV), Power Generation, Terminal facility, supportive systems and other critical airport technical assets.

Key responsibilities:

The role's duties and accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Apply the full range of skills and competencies associated with an A-Grade electrical license
  • Undertake allocated planned and unplanned works in a timely and safe manner with minimal disruption to airport services with limited supervision
  • Perform installation, maintenance, fault finding and repair tasks upon Airfield Ground Lighting (AGL) systems, po\wer generation equipment and power reticulation network infra-structure, boiler and boiler control systems, water reticulation systems, Sewerage pumping stations and control systems.
  • Maintain industrial and commercial control systems including BMS, PLC and SCADA based systems
  • Service and maintain HVAC systems
  • Undertake the installation, maintenance and isolation of low voltage reticulation systems
  • Terminate/reinstate data cabling
  • Isolation and maintenance of HV network assets
  • Design and construction of basic industrial/commercial control systems
  • Maintenance of car parking system infrastructure
  • Experience with infield or mobile asset management and WHS systems
  • Proven ability to work both individually and within a team-based environment and to exercise role autonomy within own capability and designated work scope, escalating matters as required.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Tasmanian A-Grade Electrical Licence (or equivalent inter-state licence that will be recognised through the National Mutual Recognition Database)
  • Open Cabling Licence
  • High-Risk Work License with WP endorsement (Boom Type EWP) (desirable/willingness to obtain)
  • Working at Heights training (or willingness to attain)
  • Confined Space training (or willingness to attain)
  • Industrial White Card (or wilingness to attain)
  • Instrumentation qualifications (desirable but not a mandatory requirement)
  • Engineering Diploma or equivalent highly regarded
  • Practical experience in the following/or willing to learn:
  • HV and LV network switching and maintenance
  • Power generation system servicing and maintenance
  • Performance of maintenance and serviceability inspections upon Airfield Ground Lighting systems
  • (desirable)
  • Service and maintenance of HVAC and systems
  • Exposure to the maintenance of industrial and/or commercial control systems
  • BMS & PLC based control systems
  • Fire detection and suppression system maintenance and servicing (desirable)
  • Boiler and boiler control management systems (desirable)

About the Company:

Launceston Airport’s vision is to be the “Port of Choice” and tourism gateway to Tasmania and is an industry multi-award-winning major airport. With a proud history dating back to our first grass runway in 1929, the airport has grown and evolved, but our number one priority remains to deliver a safe and secure airport and a superior customer experience to every passenger who uses the airport. Our dedicated and passionate team members love our Airport and our community.

Launceston Airport, operated by Australia Pacific Airports Corporation (APAC), is a company majority-owned by institutional superannuation and pension funds. We are proud to have a vibrant and friendly workplace culture. Our corporate offices are in the heart of the aviation activity, located within the terminal building.

Culture and Values:

Our “One Airport – One Team” approach fosters a culture of excellence for our people and their development and those of our customer and partner organisations. By joining the team at Launceston Airport, you will work within a friendly, high-performance culture with a focus on our people and their development. We provide a supportive environment, with values that encourage all of our employees to Be You, Think Big, Own it and Work Together.


  • Access to airport car parking 24 hours/365 days a year for both business and personal use
  • Hybrid flexible working arrangements
  • Airport Holiday, an additional day of leave
  • Wellness Day, a further additional day of leave
  • Mental health and well-being initiatives
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Career and professional development
  • Participation in a range of social impact days and activities
  • Living in one of Australia’s only six ’30 minute cities.’ To learn more about Launceston as a career destination, and all our wonderful city has to offer, visit https://www.launceston.tas.gov.au/Home

APAC is committed to weaving Diversity into our DNA. We believe that Diversity and Inclusion will help us realise our greatest potential as a company, and maximise the potential of all our team members. We strive to create a culture where our team members understand that each individual is unique and that embracing diversity makes us more flexible, productive, and creative.

APAC provides equal opportunity and advancement in employment regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, cultural background, caring responsibilities, disability or socio-economic background. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds who share our workplace values of authenticity, passion, accountability & collaboration.