Electrician – Public Lighting – Immediate Start!

Esteemed Electrical Contractor Seeking Electrician for Involvement in Public Lighting Works
Your new company

Your new organisation is a fabulously renowned contracting company, specialising in providing electrical services on public and commercial infrastructures, winning some of Melbourne’s largest contracts to work on everything from street lights to the Christmas lights seen around Melbourne. Offering exciting opportunities to join unique upcoming projects ranging from but not limited to: Sports Lighting, Car Park Lighting and Maintenance for the city of Melbourne. This premier Public Lighting institution will be providing ongoing temporary work with potential permanent opportunities.

Your new role

In your new role as a Public Lighting Electrician you will be taking on a variety of responsibilities in civil and public lighting work/s and maintenance projects across commercial, industrial and government sectors.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to;

  • Lighting installation and upgrades
  • General Maintenance & trouble shooting where necessary
  • Meeting in Kew to pick up vehicles prior to each job and drive to required locations across Metro-Melbourne

What you'll need to succeed

To succeed in this role you will need a commercial electrical background with experience in civil work and public lighting. You will need a strong understanding of the general duties of care and safety in the workplace, as well as the ability to work independently and problem-solve. We are looking for a proactive and driven person with an enthusiasm for teamwork! Furthermore, you will need;

Essential Qualifications:

  • A Grade licence
  • White card
  • Valid drivers licence
  • EWP up to 11 metres

Preferred but Non-Essential Qualifications

  • HR Truck License

Essential experience

  • Commercial electrical experience
  • Public lighting | Maintenance and repairing of public lighting equipment
  • Highly personable and competent team-work skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of safe work practices, safe access, and permit systems


  • A positive and forward-thinking mindset that uses initiative to make further recommendations for alterations or improvements
  • An ability to provide technical guidance as required to multiple stakeholders
  • Proficiency at working under pressure and to deadline
  • Immediate communicative efficacy to notify the appropriate person/s of defects requiring maintenance
  • Maintenance of tools in a serviceable and secure condition
  • Understand and abide by all OHS procedures and policies
  • Report any observed hazards and take appropriate safety precautions in an emergency

What you'll get in return

  • Work hours of 6:00am – 2:30pm
  • Hourly rate of $44-$49ph depending on experience
  • Flexibility with vehicle usage (claim mileage, or use the company vehicle if off-site travel is required)
  • Stable and well supported work environment
  • Emphasis on employee wellbeing and a balanced lifestyle

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to lana.davey@hays.com.au, alternatively you can call me on 03 8616 8483. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

LHS 297508 #2686990


Job Type
VIC, Melbourne CBD
Trades and Labour
$46-$49ph + Travel + Super

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Lana Davey, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Melbourne
Level 21, 360 Collins Street

Telephone: 0386168483

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