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Maintenance Technician
Site / Location
Adelaide Parcel Facility
Ref #
Australia Post
Opening Date
Adelaide Airport
Work Type
Permanent Full Time

Description & Requirements

Our letters and parcels business has an important and evolving part to play in providing consumers and businesses with a safe, easy and efficient service. And in this position, you’ll be in amongst the action, working with the cutting-edge technology that makes it all possible.  We are looking for a highly motivated Mechanical Maintenance Technician at our busy distribution centre. 


About the role  

You will report directly to the Duty Technical Team Leader and conduct the maintenance activities associated with the Mail Processing Equipment and ensure the mail services and production standards at all Parcel Processing Facilities are achieved.  

The role operates on a rotating roster, including night shifts.


To do that, you will:  

  • Ensure safety is always foremost in all activities and ensure compliance with Australia Post Occupational Health and Safety Policies 
  • Perform maintenance activities including corrective, predictive and preventative maintenance in consideration of operational requirements  
  • Ensure all plant and material maintenance transactions are accurately recorded using SAP 
  • Work as part of a team with operations and other service groups to achieve high levels of reliability, performance and cost effectiveness 
  • Be able to work at heights from mobile platforms  

What we are looking for?  

  • Experience in the diagnosis, repair and monitoring of Mail processing equipment and systems 
  • Proven ability to work independently without supervision  
  • Participate in performance monitoring, commissioning and continuous improvement activities  
  • Experience working in a team based environment, and liaise effectively with operations and other stakeholders to achieve high levels of machine performance  
  • Demonstrate a high level of ability in utilizing SAP as an information tool 
  • Exposure to PLC and variable speed drives is also advantageous 
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing  

The minimum qualification requirements are:  

  • A current unrestricted South Australian Electrical Licence (Certificate III in Electro Technology, Systems Technician or Equivalent) 
  • Mechanical Trade Certificate III or higher, paired with a restricted electrical licence  

And we’d be very impressed if you have:  

  • A Certificate IV in Electro Technology (Systems Electrician) or equivalent (or progression towards completion) 
  • Certificate IV in Business (Frontline Management) 
  • Mechanical Aptitude  
  • Experience in IT, Data communications highly desirable 
  • A High Risk Licence in Elevated Work Platforms  


We’re delivering together

At Australia Post, we acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we operate, live and gather as employees. 

We believe our business should reflect the diverse communities we operate in and are proud to be an inclusive workplace for people from all walks of life. We encourage applications from people of all ages, genders and backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, People with Disability, LGBTQIA+ and Refugees. We are one of the largest organisations in Australia to successfully achieve Disability Confident Recruiter status. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment process and workplace for those living with a disability and are committed to reviewing and removing bias in our processes to create a gender-equitable recruitment experience and workplace.  If you have any questions about accessibility, please contact our Diversity & Inclusion team on

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