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Electrical Fitter



Other Engineering
Canberra ACT, Australia
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023

The role of the Electrical Fitter is to work alongside other qualified tradespeople and technicians to manufacture, maintain, and service robotic machinery, plant and equipment.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Manufacture, maintain and service robotic machinery, plant and equipment
  • Ability to interpret construction diagrams and electrical schematic diagrams
  • Undertake detailed inspections and audits of machinery
  • Carry out repairs
  • Providing detailed technical support and assess the operation of machinery updating and reporting where required
  • Troubleshooting and repair of electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Strong commitment to WHS complying with all safety system


  • Trade Qualified
  • Ability to work Monday to Friday
  • Physically fit to carry out repetitive tasks
  • Motivated and pride in workmanship


  • An Australian recognised trade certification as an Engineering Tradesperson (Electrician or Electrical Engineer or similar)


  • Practical Electrical problem solving and fault finding
  • Welding (Stick, MIG)
  • Pneumatics, hydraulics and/or pump systems
  • General fabrication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and leadership capabilities
  • A learning mindset and positive attitude
  • A flexible and adaptable nature
  • A high level of initiative and are a strong team player
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market
  • Talent in negotiations and networking
  • Good knowledge of supplier or third party management software
  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
  • Experience in collecting and analysing data
  • Proven experience in Procurement or similar role

Benefits of working at Goterra:

  • Goterra is a leading waste management technology startup that was instrumental in developing national regulation for insect protein production - we’re leading the way in this emerging industry
  • Be part of a diverse and multidisciplinary team doing exciting and ground breaking work, alongside people who believe in what they’re doing and are aligned in mission and purpose
  • We offer a competitive salary, with generous conditions including paid employer parental leave, welfare packs, leave to volunteer in your community, the opportunity to take part on our ESOP scheme, and great learning and development opportunities.
  • You'll have the chance to make a real impact on stopping one of the leading causes of climate change, every day. Literally, we’re doing it right now, as you read this

We pride ourselves on being an inclusive organisation and encourage applications from anyone with passion for our mission, particularly from women, veterans, people with disability, the LGBTIQ+ community, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds