Automation Industrial Electrician

Dandenong South Permanent
  • Industry Leader and Innovation
  • Market leading salary

About Our Client

MiTek is a global company specializing in software, services, engineered products, and automated solutions for the building industry. They've been pivotal in revolutionizing construction through innovations like the Gang-Nail connector plate, enabling mass production of prefabricated timber components. MiTek collaborates extensively across the building sector, advocating, teaching, and partnering at various levels to drive transformative advancements in design and construction. Their wide range of innovative products and solutions empowers builders and fabricators, positioning them as a significant player in the industry for over six decades.

Job Description

Role Description:

MiTek are seeking a qualified Electrician to join our team in Melbourne, Australia. Working within the industrial automation business area, you will be responsible for leading the electrical function for new site installs, operational breakdown, maintenance, and improvement requirements.

You must be prepared to travel (sometimes at short notice) within Australia and sometimes overseas to undertake service work and training. The ability to work flexible hours is also a requirement since some after-hours customer service is required.


  • Manage and lead site installations and assembly of machinery (Electrical).
  • Managing electrical breakdown and carrying out repairs on machinery in a safe manner.
  • Integrating safety devices (PLC, Relays, light curtains, scanners) to existing and new machinery
  • Routine maintenance and inspection through computerised maintenance systems.
  • Diagnosing and troubleshooting issues with plant and machinery that may be mechanical or electrical in nature.
  • Understanding of principles and application of pneumatic systems
  • Diagnosing faults with servos drives, VSDs, sensors, cabling, mechanical systems such as bearings, gearboxes, belts, motors, conveyors, etc.
  • Reporting all hazards, incidents and injuries to line manager as soon as reasonably practicable (including near hits).
  • Working with suppliers to ensure adequate spare parts are kept on site.
  • Develop and implement safe systems of work without supervision and provides technical guidance when required.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose equipment and systems for emergency repairs and carry out preventive maintenance inspections.
  • Lodge and review product warranty claims, including evaluation and providing recommendations for technical solutions.
  • Advanced Knowledge of electrical components, and the ability to operate and understand PC controls.
  • Ensure that maintenance operations comply with safety, health, and environmental regulations.
  • Working knowledge in reading and troubleshooting Rockwell Software PLC and HMI software (Highly regarded)
  • Perform other tasks as deemed necessary by management staff.

The Successful Applicant

Core Competencies:

  • Experience working as an industrial electrician in manufacturing environment.
  • Solid experience in site installation, servicing and troubleshooting of machinery and equipment.
  • Able to read and understand wiring diagrams, installation manuals, schematics and instructions.
  • Able to work unsupervised and have good time management skills and meet scheduled deadlines.
  • Computer literate and be able to learn new software systems.
  • As the position involves a high degree of customer contact you will also have good communication skills
  • Contributing to the improvement of the plant by assisting to identify improvement and automation opportunities.
  • Ability to produce electrical drawings using AutoCAD Electrical (Highly regarded)

The successful candidate for the Industrial Electrician role at MiTek in Melbourne possesses a minimum of 10 years' experience as an industrial electrician in a manufacturing environment. They exhibit expertise in site installation, troubleshooting machinery, reading wiring diagrams, and integrating safety devices. Additionally, they demonstrate strong communication skills, the ability to work independently, manage time effectively, and contribute to plant improvements and automation opportunities.

What's on Offer

What you'll get in return

  • Competitive salary package
  • Phone & Laptop, Company Car
  • The opportunity to grow your career.
  • Well-established reputable company with exceptional culture


  • Australian Electrical Trade Qualification (Certificate Level III)
  • Licensed Electrician (A Grade or Similar)
Rhys Shelley
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Phone number
+(61) 416092204

Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
What is your industry?
Industrial / Manufacturing
Dandenong South
Job Type
Consultant name
Rhys Shelley
Consultant phone
+(61) 416092204
Job Reference

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