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GSO - Mechanical

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Work type: Full Time Permanent
Location: VIC
Categories: Aviation

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The Organisation

Airservices Australia is a government-owned organisation responsible for the safe and efficient management of 11% of the world’s airspace and provision of aviation rescue fire fighting services at Australia’s busiest airports. 

Our people are our greatest asset with a dynamic and diverse team operating from locations across the country - from bustling cities to regional and remote locations, including an island. This team keep are helping to secure the future of Australia’s skies and keep it amongst the safest in the world.  

We connect people with their world safely – linking family and friends, generating economic activity, creating jobs, and facilitating trade and tourism. 

Airservices is committed to fostering a culture that is diverse, inclusive, and respectful.  We encourage motivated individuals who love what they do, value a service first mindset and embrace a challenge to explore a career with Airservices. In return you will be a valued team member, be offered flexibility and experience a meaningful career in an exciting, ever-evolving aviation industry. 

The Role & The Team 

You will perform maintenance and/or support to a variety of HVAC and Power generation systems that are used to provide support for the National Airways Systems as per prescribed standards.

The operational safety and integrity of the air traffic system is the most important consideration when carrying out any duties associated with this position.

This role offers you an opportunity to conduct on-the-job training and coach, mentor and develop junior staff including apprentices.  You will pro-actively manage your own time to achieve effective outcomes, including timely and accurate data entry into the maintenance management systems and provision of high-level service delivery.

People enjoy working in this team because it provides them the opportunity to work on systems supporting the aviation industry in a professional and supportive environment.

Please see the link below to view the full Position Description:

 General Services officer - Mechanical - Position Description.pdf

The Person

An ideal candidate will be reliable, self-motivated and well presented. They must possess relevant licensing as specified by Legislative and/or Airservices requirements. Experience in the maintenance of HVAC systems is essential. Maintenance experience of Diesel engines would be highly regarded. Travel and work in remote locations will be a requirement of the role.

The successful applicant will have: 

  • Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Current refrigeration handling licence (ARCTICK)
  • Current  Restricted Electrical Worker’s licence (REL)
  • Current Australian Driver’s Licence.
  • Apply a knowledge and understanding of the equipment, policies, procedures, instructions and other relevant documentation, appropriate to the position.
  • Plan, organise and perform activities and tasks with limited guidance, for cost effective outcomes
  • Work with limited technical guidance, in the maintenance and/or support of the national airways system and associated equipment.
  • A current Australian Government Baseline[DN1]  Security Clearance or ability to obtain one.

Should you require any further information please contact Jane Moloney - Talent Advisor via email


At Airservices Australia, we embrace and thrive on diversity of thought, perspectives, and capabilities because we know the benefits of having a workforce that is representative of the community that we serve. We appreciate everyone is unique, and acknowledge diversity in thought leads to greater transparency and improved consideration in our decision making.

We believe a diverse workforce supported by an inclusive culture is central to our success. We actively encourage and welcome candidates from all cultural backgrounds, gender identities, people living with disability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply.


Security Clearance

To be eligible to apply, you must be an Australian Citizen or a Permanent resident as an ASIC is required for this role. Please refer to the security check requirements successful applicants will be required to undertake as part of the recruitment process. 

How to Apply

To apply for this position please lodge an application online via the “apply link” attaching your resume and a cover letter outlining your skills and experience and how they relate to this role.

 Applications close 11.55 pm (AEST) Wednesday 7th August 2024.


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