Instrumentation and Electrical Jobs in Darwin

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E&I Technicians


Posted on 29 March 2022


Kolsen, specialises in the management, maintenance, servicing for resource industry clients. We are seeking expressions of interest from local E&I Technicians for upcoming work all across the NT


Kolsen has numerous Projects and Shutdown work across its Business in LNG, Mining, and Defence, We require the following roles

These include (but are not limited to):
• Boiler Makers
• Mechanical Fitters
• Trade Assistants (TA’s)
• Riggers
• Civil and Construction Workers
• Electricians

Ongoing shutdown work.


  • Immediate Job Opportunity
  • Exciting rates + $50.00 per hour



• Previous LNG, mining and/or shutdown experience
• An Australian Recognised Trade Certificate (for trade positions)
• Demonstrated commitment to safety
• Ability to pass a drug and alcohol screen
• Ability to Apply for / Pass a National Police Check


This is an excellent opportunity to continue your career in our diverse business and become a key team member in Kolsen.  Get on board, submit your resume today!

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders peoples are encouraged to apply

How to apply – If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding role with a dynamic, growing organisation, please select the ‘Apply Now button to submit your application.

Apprentice Electrician


Posted on 29 March 2022

About ESPEC:

Kolsen businesses operate across facilities, electrical and industrial services with over 400 staff based in the NT. Kolsen provides services to our clients within defence, government, resources and utilities sectors. We are on a mission to continue driving the development and sustainability of our regions by bringing the strongest leadership, innovation and sustainable practices from complementary industries together in a scalable solution.

As one of the largest locally owned employers in the NT, we continue to develop the capability of our local workforce and offer local people an opportunity to develop career pathways across a broad range of roles in the construction and maintenance industries. Growing our business through diversity, equality and fair employment practices.

Kolsen has numerous Projects and Shutdown work across its Business in LNG, Mining, and Defence, We require the following roles

The Electrical Apprentice will work closely with a qualified electrical supervisor, to undertake tasks and activities that support their workplace learning. Successfaul completion of thea apprenticeship will result in the trade qualification UEE30820 – Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician (Electrician). This position will also be provided with support and guidance to enable the apprentice to successfully meet required training milestones.

Requirement: Workers will be required to show evidence of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Position responsibilities include:

  • Attend and complete on and off site training (including trade school) as defined by the nominated training provider.
  • Ensuring training/profiling logs are kept up to date and completed correctly
  • Work safely and align with all business QHSE standards and regulations
    Follow instruction / directions from the nominated supervisor as applicable
  • Development and application of electrical skills throughout the employment period

Desired Skills and Experience

Selection Criteria:


  • Current C class driver’s licence
  • Minimum completion of Year 10
  • The ability to pass a colour vision test
  • Enthusiasm and interest in obtaining an electrical trade qualification


  • Good interpersonal / verbal communication skills, to communicate effectively with a wide range of people including peers, clients and supervisors
  • Willing to work on a wide range of tasks involving on and off site work.

E&I Technicians


Posted on 29 April 2021


Kolsen, specialises in the management, maintenance, servicing for resource industry clients. We are seeking expressions of interest from local E&I Technicians for upcoming work all across the NT


  • Minimum of 2 years in resource industry, predominately working in either maintenance or construction
  • The use of SAP or previous exposure to ERP programs
  • Strong computer literacy 
  • Development of work packs and permits through to execution and closeout
  • Understanding of P&IDs, wiring diagrams and schematics 
  • Ability to fault find and work to a desired outcome
  • Instrumentation and tubing
  • Follow clear QA procedures and reporting
  • Working independently, or in a small team
  • Performing HV & LV Isolations under permit conditions
  • Performing critical function testing
  • Performing hazardous area inspections
  • Servicing and exercising control valves
  • Performing inspections and servicing on switch rooms, motors, transformers (including oil sampling), UPS’s & batteries, variable speed drives, Heat tracing and calibration checks.

Qualities required for this role:

  • Current open electrical work licence 
  • C class vehicle licence 
  • Current CPR and First Aid 
  • Low Voltage Recovery (LVR)

Desirable but not essential:

  • Electrical fitter Licence
  • Heavy Rigid (HR) Licence 
  • Boom type Elevated Work Platform Ticket (EWP)
  • Dogger (DG)  & Forklift (LF) Licence
  • Forklift Truck (LF)
  • Type B Gas
  • Basic flange management training

Senior Solar Electrician

Rimfire Group

Full Time

Posted on 19 April 2021 on SEEK


Rimfire Group is a multi-disciplinary group of companies servicing the full spectrum of the electricity industry in the Northern Territory. At Rimfire, our core focus is to understand our customers energy objectives and provide effective solutions to achieve these objectives. As a licenced electrical contractor the Rimfire team has extensive experience in solar PV generation systems in both residential and commercial installations. This core aspect of our business is to design, procure and install solar PV systems for domestic and commercial applications to customers in grid-connected and off-grid regions of the Northern Territory.

With growth of the business, Rimfire is currently seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Senior Solar Electrician to work from the Darwin office. Under the direction of the General Manager – Solar, your core duties will include supervision and installation or maintenance activities of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on roofs or other structures in compliance with the Rimfire quality standards, design criteria, and workplace health and safety rules. 

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • NT Electrical Workers license
  • Supervisor/Leading Hand experience
  • Minimum 5 years grid-connected solar PV design and installation experience
  • Off-grid experience is preferred but not mandatory
  • Ability to work as a motivated and reliable team member of the installation crew
  • CEC Solar & Battery Design & Installation Accreditation
  • Solid understanding of workplace health and safety principles


  • $40 – $59.99 per hour

Rimfire offers a collaborative working environment where input and contribution from all team members is appreciated. Rimfire offers competitive rates, and the opportunity to earn bonuses. If you are looking for that next step in your electrical career and are committed to a long term career in Darwin, we want to hear from you.

Electrical Tradesman

NT Electrical Group

Full Time

Posted on 15 April 2021 on SEEK

About the business:

NT Electrical Group is the largest privately owned electrical services provider in the Northern Territory.  Specialising in all aspects of electrical services including installation, maintenance and repairs of HV/LV reticulation systems, communications, fire protection services and security.  Servicing commercial, civil and industrial clients across private, government and defence sectors.

About the role:

There is an immediate opportunity for a highly motivated Electrical Tradesman to join our team.

Skills and experience:

  • Must have previous experience in Construction and Civil Electrical works.
  • NT A Grade Electrical Licence
  • Current NT Drivers Licence
  • Construction Industry White Card


  • Working at Heights
  • EWP Licence
  • Current CPR/LVR Certification
  • Current National Police Check

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician



Posted on 28 April 2021 on SEEK

The Company:

TRACE JV is a joint venture between Ventia and Cegelec Oil & Gas and is an operations, maintenance and construction services organisation, operating globally in the resources, energy, industrial, infrastructure, rail, and property and defence sectors. This is a complex and evolving business offering the high profile projects, large-scale challenges and tailored support you need to achieve on the global stage.

The Role:

Due to an upcoming major shutdown Trace JV are currently seeking expressions of interest from experienced Electrical & Instrumentation Technicians. This casual role will see you working on a major LNG shutdown located in Darwin. You will utilise your previous experience in shutdown style works to perform Pre, Run in, Execution and Run out works associated with the shutdown. To be successful in application you must be able to complete a full in clinic medical/D&A.

On Offer:

  • Initial flight from elected Metropolitan Airport
  • Camp accomodation & meals
  • Return flight at the end of the Shutdown


  • Trade Certificate
  • NT Electrical License
  • Certificate 3 Electrical Instrumentation
  • Certificate 3 Hazardous Areas
  • Low Voltage Rescue 
  • Working at Heights 
  • Enter and Work in Confined Spaces
  • Current First Aid certificate
  • Ability to pass pre-employment medical including D&A
  • High Risk Licenses highly regarded

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Experience in maintenance & fault finding activities
  • Knowledge of hydrocarbon production systems and associated hazards
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Understanding of Gas compression & power generation systems 
  • Ability to follow process & procedures  
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Excellent attitude towards health, safety & environment

Trades Personnel

Hays Trades & Labour


Posted on 23 April 2021 on SEEK

Job description:

Construction workers wanted for both local & FIFO for an immediate start.

Your new company:

Hays are partnering with some of the most well-known reputable local and national organisations through these busy times in the NT. With more and more construction projects currently in progress and lots more about to start, our clients are currently looking to increase their manpower to deliver these projects smoothly and on time. Our client’s makes sure they provide a service that is safe, consistent, reliable and of a high quality.

Your new role:

You will get the opportunity to work for an organisation that puts the workers first, and get rewarded for the work that you do. You will have the opportunity to work in various Locations throughout the Northern Territory whether you are looking for Local Darwin Work, or whether you would like the chance to see some of the fantastic sites of the NT in the remote outback while working remotely.

Positions Required:

  • Electricians
  • Carpenters
  • Boilermakers
  • Concreters
  • Plasterers & Gyp rockers
  • Painters
  • Roofers
  • Trades Assistants

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Recent proven experience
  • White Card
  • Trade Certificate
  • An up to date resume
  • Must be able to pass a full medical & Drug & Alcohol test

What you'll get in return:

  • Immediate Start
  • Great rates of pay
  • Opportunity for overtime and weekend work
  • Opportunity for permanency for the right applicant
  • Local & Remote positions on offer
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