Essential Services Technician

Full autonomy, Work with state of the art equipment, Remote location with flexibility.

Kimberley Regional Service Providers (KRSP) provides a range of quality services including maintenance, repair and capital works that improve the quality of life for Indigenous people living in the Kimberley Region of Western Australia.

With a presence in Broome and regional Kimberley locations including Fitzroy Crossing and Kununurra, KRSP have a reputation for technical innovation, reliability, quality of workmanship and professional services.


This position is an excellent opportunity to join a dedicated team working with state of the art equipment whilst having full autonomy in your work environment.

Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, the Essential Services Technician is an integral part of KRSPs field operations team.  You will undertake routine inspections of the power, water and waste water plant and equipment which provide essential services to remote Aboriginal communities.  

Key responsibilities of the role

  • Inspect the integrity of infrastructure compound fences and gates
  • Check for active and historical warnings and alarms to plant and equipment
  • Complete general performance inspections of plant and equipment
  • Perform general housekeeping within infrastructure compounds and surrounds
  • Undertake front line diagnosis of asset faults and breakdowns and remediate where possible
  • Perform basic servicing, repair and minor maintenance to equipment
  • Top up diesel fuel to dri-prime pumps
  • Inspect water levels in storage tanks and waste water levels in ponds
  • Inspect and record quantities of plant and equipment consumable products


We are seeking a self-motivated individual who is flexible and has the proven ability to manage their own work tasks with minimal direction.  You will be comfortable working remotely and in isolation and will demonstrate a high work ethic, integrity and safe work practices.  A positive mindset in dealing with work and people is essential.

Ideally you will hold a trade qualification in mechanical, electrical, plumbing or electricity supply and distribution.  A current C class drivers licence and first aid qualification is essential.


This is a permanent, residential role where you are required to relocate to a remote Aboriginal community in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.  The position will  function within the community as well as provide maintenance service tasks to surrounding Aboriginal communities.

As a resident you will have access to general services including a medical clinic, general store, church and primary school.  Most Aboriginal communities are dry meaning that alcohol is not permitted.


A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate together with full provision of accommodation and utilities.

KRSP is a secure company who have provided essential and municipal services to Aboriginal Communities for over 20 years including the delivery of significant capital works projects throughout Western Australia.  Opportunities exist for career development and advancement.

Join a company where your contribution is appreciated and benefits the wider community.

KRSP is committed to diversity and equal opportunity.  Our culture incorporates and respects the Aboriginal heritage of the Kimberley. Aboriginal candidates are encouraged to apply for this position.


When submitting an application please include a cover letter and current resume. All applications will be handled in strict confidence.

You must have the right to work and live in Australia to be considered for this position.


Please note: Interviews may commence prior to the advertised close date.

04/11/2019 $0 Broome & Kimberley 1 Trades & Services
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