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Golder Associates Instrumentation Technician in Richmond, Australia

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Golder has a new opportunity for a Instrumentation Technician , the role involves working as part of the Instrumentation Team, based in our Melbourne office, to deliver projects for Golder clients.

This is an office and site-based role requiring a hands-on approach in the fields of mining, civil, infrastructure, hydrogeology and environmental engineering.

Local and interstate project specific site work is a main component of the work with site-based work commonly requiring a roster of two weeks on and one week fatigue break.

Training and mentoring will be provided to the successful applicant, allowing them to grow their career.

Remuneration will reflect capability, experience and level of responsibility.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Demonstrated experience in technical delivery of instrumentation projects from fabrication through to installation on site;

  • Demonstrated experience in fabrication and bench test data logging and telemetry systems as well as site installation of instrumentation and commissioning of data logging and telemetry systems;

  • Demonstrated experience with mixing grout and operating pumps;

  • Communicating with site contacts and build client relationships as well as daily reporting of work completion;

  • Identify safety hazards and report OH&S incidents.

Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Hands on ability to fabricate and install ultra-low voltage electronic equipment on site;

  • Ability to communicate with both clients and subcontractors to achieve project targets;

  • Ability to work in a safe manner and actively foster an interdependent health and safety culture;

  • Good problem-solving skills as well as have high attention to detail with strong communication and interpersonal skills;

  • Work within a team to deliver successful project outcomes;

  • Must have a Drivers licence

Additional skills that will be looked at favourably

  • Relevant experience in geotechnical instrumentation installation such as piezometers, inclinometers, extensometers, strain gauges and load cells is desirable;

  • Ability to write assembly schedules

  • Basic computer software skills (Microsoft Word/Excel)

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, a member of WSP, is a leading global specialised engineering and consulting organisation with over 60 years of successful service to its clients. By joining forces with WSP in 2021, Golder is now part of a 14,000-person strong earth and environment practice, providing engineering, remediation, regulatory & compliance, design and environmental services on projects that span all seven continents. Our professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialised skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment, and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil & gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

At Golder, we care about our people – we operate with integrity and embrace diversity. All qualified applicants who meet the specific criteria outlined above including the special opportunity criteria are encouraged to apply for this role.

Please note: Golder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.


Title: Instrumentation Technician

Location: AUS-Richmond

Requisition ID: 21001450