Service Technician


Service Technician

I work on renewable energy project sites, installing and maintaining electrical equipment for solar panel arrays, wind turbines and big grid-scale batteries. I keep electrical systems running, to keep the renewable energy flowing.


Outdoor Project Sites Physical exertion Using hands and tools to control or feel objects
Working with hands
Being creative
Leading and guiding
Solving problems
Working with people
Data and Details


  • Building and Construction  
  • Administration and Management  
  • Mechanical  
  • Mathematics  
  • Design  


  • Certificate III or IV in electrotechnology (electrician or systems electrician). Often part of an apprenticeship. 
  • Licensing or registration required 


  • Salary 33% higher than the average of all Australian occupations 
  • Strong future demand expected 
*Average of all Australian occupations

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Discover the wonders of electricity & renewable energy

Upper Primary

Grade 5 & 6

Students explore the basics of electricity. Students will learn how electrical energy can be transferred and transformed in electrical circuits.

Lower Secondary

Grade 7 & 8

Students explore how energy sources such as the sun and wind can be harnessed to produce electricity, and ways to store it.