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AECOM Dual Trade Refrigeration Mechanic/Electrician in Alice Springs, Australia

Australia - Northern Territory, Alice Springs

Job Summary

AECOM In Town Services (ITS) has a rare opportunity for an experienced dual trade Electrician/ Refrigeration Mechanic to join their team based in the town of Alice Springs on a full time 3 year fixed term basis with possibility of extension.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager you will perform the maintenance and repair to HVAC infrastructure equipment and associated electrical maintenance and repair of domestic switchboards throughout the program on their residential properties.

This includes, but is not limited to, maintenance of residential refrigerated ducted, package and split system air conditioning systems, residential evaporative systems, and domestic refrigerator, washing machine and dryer repairs.

Work is performed at residential properties in the town of Alice Springs. Occasional overtime and callouts will be required.

Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Electrician / Refrigeration Mechanic include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance tasks; either programmed (planned) maintenance or repairs as required

  • Checking and overhauling refrigeration systems, diagnosing faults and repairing and replacing defective components such as compressors, motors, condensers, evaporators, switches, gauges and copper lines

  • Performing fault finding as required

  • Repairing and replacing faulty wiring and defective parts as necessary

  • Connecting electrical systems to power supply

  • Testing continuity of circuits

  • Leak testing, pump down and recharging AC systems

  • Testing and adjusting air flow in ducted AC systems

  • Adjusting system controls and mechanisms and reassembling systems

  • Tasks for project type work as required

  • Liaise with others to notify and organise tasks to be undertaken as required

  • Use of computer systems to record and plan work tasks

  • Work as part of a team

  • Assist in other areas of In Town Services area from time to time as required

  • Work to ensure that Safety is an integral part of everyday activities

  • Undertake all work in safe and professional manner

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and a willingness to be flexible

  • Other duties as directed by the AECOM management team

Minimum Requirements

  • Trade Qualification – Cert IV in Refrigeration and Air-conditioning systems

  • Trade Qualification – Cert III in Electrotechnology Electrician

  • A Grade Electrical Mechanic License

  • ARCTick License (Refrigerant Handling Licence)

  • Current Driver’s License

  • Ability to work within a team environment

  • Ability to work professionally with minimal supervision

  • Good interpersonal skills with a customer service focus

  • Good communication skills – verbal and written

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and successfully complete assigned tasks

  • Demonstrated ability to identify and analyse issues and develop solutions to problems

  • Australian Government NV1 Security clearance or ability to gain one

Preferred Qualifications

  • Electrical nominee NT

  • Previous experience within SAP (computer system)

  • Training in appropriate safety procedures (i.e. Confined Space Entry, Working at Heights, Electrical Safety, Lockout/Tag out, etc.

  • First Aid certificate

  • Low voltage rescue

  • Strategic with proven project management skills

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Craft/Trade

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 209904BR

Clearance Required Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


Take the next step. Our professional lives are constantly evolving as we build on experience and take on new challenges. Find the opportunities and flexibility to keep you satisfied for the long term.


Craft / Trade

What you specialize in sets you apart. Your trade or craft can take you anywhere, and when you join a company with operations in 150 countries, you have unlimited opportunity to grow and excel.


Military / Veteran

Expand your career. We’re looking for passionate people ready to make an impact with the training, experience and perspective gained through military service.


Early Careers / Graduates

Meet the career of your dreams. Do you have your eye on the future and want to make a difference? We can help you turn knowledge gained through your education into limitless career potential.

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