Title:  Analytical Chemist


Victoria, Australia

Employment Type:  Permanent Full Time


  • Play an essential role to the safety and reliability of our network.
  • Make a real difference and help shape our customers’ Energy Future. 
  • Grow our network and support the energy transition with genuinely good people.


When you choose AusNet, you’ll join genuine people working together making Real. Progress

At AusNet, we’re the link between renewable energy sources and local communities, playing a key role in the clean energy transition and providing essential energy to every Victorian family.

Help us lead the way, while enriching your career with real people who encourage you to bring your best and make real impact – for your career, our communities, and Australia’s cleaner energy future.


Purposeful work with genuinely good people. That’s refreshing.

It’s an exciting time to work in energy and so are you ready to build an enriching career whilst contributing to our cleaner energy future?

As the Analytical Chemist you will be responsible for the chemical and electrical analyses of insulating media from a variety of electrical plant and associated equipment.


Help us in leading the way and provide technical assistance and training to other team members including instrumental maintenance, enhancing existing methodologies, and ensuring adherence with Australian and internationally recognised standards designed to meet all OHS&E and quality requirements.


This role is based in Yarraville, Victoria and is part of the Technical Services, Network Operations Team.


This role will deliver real outcomes, including but not limited to:

  • Provide accurate and timely data and reports for analysis.
  • Ensure that all work is completed in accordance with the relevant quality, workplace safety and test standards, including the application of all relevant SDS’s.
  • Exercise individual judgement and initiative in the application of scientific principles, techniques, and methods.
  • Train / Mentor / Coach in the development of others.
  • Ensure the maintenance of all quality accreditations (NATA, ISO etc).
  • Support the development of new test methodologies.
  • Identify non-conformances within the Laboratory Management System.

You don’t need to check every box; however, we are looking for a good combination of:

  • Bachelor’s degree in applied science (Chemistry) or equivalent, or extensive demonstrated industry experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of analytical techniques and instrument operation.
  • Working knowledge of scientific instrument maintenance (GC, HPLC preferred).
  • Demonstrated history of working in a routine scientific laboratory.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, working in a team environment.
  • Strong safety focus.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise work tasks to ensure completion of tests within required timelines.
  • Knowledge of the relevant standards (including OH&S) and appropriate test methods.

A real place to belong 

We celebrate unique voices, refreshing perspectives and diversity in our team. Engage and connect through our social club, family day, wide range of events or by joining one of our Employee Network Groups.  

We believe in more than just competitive pay. Here’s what sets us apart:


  • Flexibility: whether this is hybrid work, flexible hours, or part time arrangements, we’ll work with you to help balance work and life.
  • Leave: more than typical personal leave and a generous 14 weeks of paid parental leave, with no minimum service.
  • Community giving: a paid day to volunteer with our social impact partner, Foodbank, or for a cause that matters to you.
  • Perks: we offer all the other perks you’ve come to expect like purchased leave, income protection insurance, novated leasing, corporate discounts, private health cover discounts and more.


As an industry in transformation, we’re excited by the possibilities ahead.


So, if you’re passionate about our purpose and committed to making real progress, bring your energy and join AusNet. Together, we can shape a new way forward.