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Hela, Papua New Guinea

Automotive, Mining, Oil and Gas


Wood is currently recruiting qualified candidates for the role of License Electrician to join our team in PNG. The role is rotational with 28 days on/off site and will be based in Hides, Hela Province.

Reporting to the Construction Foreman, the Licensed Electrician will perform electrician duties in a manner that protects safety, health and the environment, whilst conforming to quality and time requirements.


  • Understand & adhere to Stepback 5X5 principles in the performance of all duties
  • Work to & guide through Permit Systems
  • Plan all work taking into account changing conditions & to reports progress accurately
  • Understand & adhere to the Hazardous Wiring Regulations
  • Read & Understand detailed electrical & mechanical drawings & specifications to plan & complete task & ascertain the materials & equipment required
  • Installing, testing, repairing & commissioning electrical, transmission & distribution equipment & systems
  • Planning the layout if wiring systems
  • Testing, locating & repairing of electrical malfunctions
  • Installing cables connect switches, outlets, other electrical equipment & electronic control systems
  • Safely connecting & disconnecting electrical equipment to power supplies
  • Carrying out cathodic & lightning protection
  • Adept at trouble shooting & repairing electrical faults in equipment

Qualifications, Experience & skills

  • 5 years minimum experience in Oil & Gas Industry
  • Recognized License from PNG Power
  • Trained & Certified to PNG/Australian Standards
  • Capable & experienced in working on high voltage equipment (6.6 Kv)
  • Capable & experienced in interpreting design drawings, installing, dismantling, troubleshooting/analysing, calibrating, modifying & commissioning all electronic Electrical switchgear & other electrical equipment such as, but not limited to: switchgear, motor control centres, circuit breakers, electrical motors, lighting fixtures, valve operators.

Candidates must have full work rights in Papua New Guinea to be considered for this role.

If you’re an experienced License Electrician ready for your next project, then we are keen to hear from you today.

Interested candidates are asked to submit CV's and certificates to

by 28/07/2019.

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