Gas Installation and Appliance Inspector
Department for Energy and Mining
Job reference: 495940
Location: 5000 - ADELAIDE
Job status: Ongoing
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

The Department for Energy and Mining is committed to building a diverse and flexible culture. We encourage and welcome all applications from women, diverse community groups and ages, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with disabilities.

About the opportunity:

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Gas Installation and Appliance Inspector

The role is responsible for: 

  • Contributing to the achievement of the safety and technical compliance of gas installations and appliances within South Australia by contributing to compliance with the requirements of the Gas Act 1997.
  • Promoting and enforcing technical and safety standards relating to residential / commercial and industrial gas installations and appliances.
  • Providing assistance and references to licensed gas contractors, registered gas workers and others on appropriate standards and codes relating to gas installations and appliances.
  • Conducting safety and technical audits of gas installations and appliances.
  • Producing and presenting information sessions for groups of varying size and composition.

About us:
The Department for Energy and Mining (DEM) leads the global transformation economy, overseeing the responsible mining and production of the minerals, metals and fuels of the future, to safely and sustainably generate the energy and low carbon products of the future.

Our low-cost power, leading regulation system and culture of innovation is leading to the decarbonisation of industry, new modern manufacturing opportunities, increased employment and greater prosperity and security for the people of South Australia.

The South Australian Public Sector offers flexible working arrangements for employees, including:

  • Schedule of hours worked  - for example, flexitime*, compressed or expanded work weeks, alternative start and finish times, changed shift and break schedules
  • Place of work – for example, working at home, office work and activity-based work (field work)

*Flexitime enables employees to negotiate start and finish times, within a range of core business hours, without increasing or reducing the total number of hours worked when averaged over a four-week cycle.

Key selection criteria:
Please only address the dot points listed below in your application 

  • Experience in providing consultation and advisory services on a wide range of gas safety and technical compliance issues.
  • Detailed knowledge of the Australian Gas Installation Standards – AS/NZS 5601 Parts 1 and 2.
  • Knowledge of Australian Standards –AS 3814, and AS/NZS 1596, and knowledge of the Gas Act 1997 or the ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge.
  • Proven ability to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing, with team members and a broad range of external parties at all levels, including proven ability to competently and appropriately represent the Department and to consult, liaise, influence and negotiate in a wide variety of forums as required. 
  • Demonstrated capacity to undertake investigations, research and analysis to effectively identify non-conformance within the gas industry, make sound and timely decisions and prepare and present clear and concise reports with recommendations.

Essential qualifications:

  • South Australian Gas-fitting Trade qualifications (or equivalent interstate or overseas qualifications that has been recognised under a reciprocal licensing agreement with the South Australian Office of Consumer and Business Affairs) that has enabled the applicant to gain a full (unrestricted) gas fitting worker’s registration. Conditions will read, in part, - can perform any gas fitting work.

OPS5 $78,504 - $85,183 per annum (plus 10.5% superannuation) 
Full time role, working 37.5 hours per week

Special conditions:

  • There are two ongoing roles. 

Ron Meakins
Manager Gas Installation and Appliance Safety
08 8429 3308

Application Instructions:
Applicants are required to submit a curriculum vitae and written application of no more than two pages, demonstrating their suitability for the role by addressing the key selection criteria above. Applicants are to include the name, address and contact number of three current referees, one being your current line manager.

All applicants are required to complete and submit the Employment Declaration.

Applications close: 04/09/2022 11:00 PM

- Pre-Employment Declaration 2022.pdf
- Role Statement - OPS5 Gas Installation and Appliance Inspector.docx

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.