Solar Farm Maintenance Technician

Shepparton, VIC, AU, 3624


About Us:  
Beon is a future-focused energy solutions business with a heritage in safety, reliability, and dedication to deployment of energy from every angle.


We are a leader in delivery of large-scale renewable energy and electrical infrastructure projects, with expertise in design, construction and maintenance. We strive to help the delivery of Australia’s energy transition by maintaining strong focus on supporting development of renewable generation across the country.


About the Role
We are currently looking for an experienced Maintenance Technician to join our Commissioning and Operations team based at the Girgarre Solar Farm (VIC – 3624) located approximately 40 km west of Shepparton on a full time 24-month fixed term contract.


The role involves being responsible for the everyday operations and maintenance activities at the Girgarre Solar Farm in addition to other Solar Farm projects managed by Beon on occasion to ensure safe, efficient and on target operational performance. 


These activities include inspections, preventative and corrective maintenance, fault finding and fault rectification of Low Voltage, Medium Voltage and High Voltage Solar Farm equipment, as well as other general facility maintenance to grounds and buildings.  


Note: This role and you will be required to occasional travel to Melbourne and other solar farm sites as required.


What will you deliver?

  • At all times, do all things reasonable to ensure the health and safety of themselves and others on the work site
  • Safely and efficiently undertake all site maintenance activities to equipment, grounds and buildings
  • Ensure the delivery of maintenance activities are focused on achieving contractual requirements around reliability & performance
  • Maintain effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Assist in the preparation and compliance of operational procedures
  • Ensure that all work activities are undertaken in accordance with regulations, policies, company practices, processes and standards.


To be successful in this role you will have: 

  • A working knowledge of the concepts and principles of solar farm operations
  • A working knowledge and experience in the concepts and principles of internal resource and subcontractor management
  • Strong WHS focus and awareness of safety systems and procedures
  • Practical experience maintaining operating equipment, ideally with electrical / electronic equipment
  • Strong fault-finding abilities
  • Ability to read & interpret electrical schematics diagrams
  • Working understanding of HV operating procedures, practices and outage planning 
  • Basic understanding of IT systems- SCADA, GIS, Various monitoring systems



  • Certificate 3 in Electrotechnology – Electrician (or equivalent)
  • Australian Driver’s License 
  • HV operator qualification desirable, or the ability to obtain
  • Experience in O& M activities desirable
  • Renewables, Distribution/Transmission or Generation industry experience desirable


Your career with us:
We have a diversity of teams across our business, all contributing to great customer and community outcomes. Our people are our most important asset, and we continually invest in nurturing their capability.


We proudly strive to provide a safe, inclusive and sustainable environment where all our people feel respected, valued and supported to bring their whole selves to work and be the best they can be. 


With an embedded Inclusion & Diversity Strategy and initiatives like our Women in Power networking group, and Sparkle, our LGBTIQ+ allies pride network, we’re committed to equal opportunities for all employees.  


We are proud to be recognised as a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for all women. Click here to check out our benefits.


Our greatest priority is the health, safety and wellbeing of our people and the communities we operate within. This includes their physical safety – ensuring everyone gets home safely everyday – as well as their psychological safety, by ensuring everyone has the resources and support needed to achieve a work-life balance and be the best they can be.    


What’s next? 
If you possess the required skills and experience and you are looking for a fantastic career opportunity please submit your application by 25 June 2024.      


For a full copy of the Position Description please contract Tom via


We encourage applications from all communities; people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability.


If you require adjustments as part of the recruitment process to accommodate your needs, please don’t hesitate to discuss these with us.


Beon, CitiPower Powercor and United Energy recognise Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples as the First Peoples and Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we work. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and acknowledge their ancient and continuing connection to Country.

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We work hard to ensure our organisation is inclusive and diverse. This means everyone can feel valued, trusted, authentic and safe at work.

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