Technician : Electrical (Underground)

Gold Fields Australia Pty - AUS - FEED
St Ives, Australia
Closing date
Dec 23, 2021

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Technicians, Trade & Skilled
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Role Details

Gold Fields - St Ives is currently seeking a Technician: Electrical to join their Underground Engineering team.

Reporting to the Leading Hand: Electrical, you will be responsible for providing quality and timely preventative electrical maintenance and repairs of the underground mining infrastructure. All tasks are to be completed to ensure operational targets are met in a safe, environmentally compliant and efficient manner in alignment with GFA and operation specific quality procedures and statutory regulations.

This role is offered on 4 days on, 4 nights on, 6 days off roster and offered residential in Kambalda or Kalgoorlie or FIFO from Perth. Bus transportation is offered for residential to and from site daily and relocation assistance will be offered to the successful candidate if they would like to move to the local area.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of GFA and ensures that the Vital Behaviours are always adhered to.
  • Maintenance, fault-finding and repair of electrical, communication and instrumentation components of process equipment, inclusive of high voltage & low voltage infrastructure.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all task instructions and procedures and ensure that these are consistently adhered to when carrying out maintenance tasks
  • Commissioning and decommissioning of equipment and machinery.
  • HV switching.
  • Complete all administrative processing requirements associated with maintenance duties.
  • Demonstrate full compliance with the OHS and environmental systems standards.
  • Training of apprentices

Key factors to your success include:
  • Valid A-Grade trade qualification
  • Minimum 2 years underground mining experience (Desirable)
  • Instrumentation experience is highly desirable
  • Experience working with Allen Bradley PLC's is highly desirable
  • A valid C Class driver's licence
  • First Aid Certificate
  • High Voltage Switching certification (Desirable)
  • Working at heights and EWP tickets
  • Crane, dogging &/or forklift ticket also highly desirable

Interested parties should submit a detailed curriculum vitae to:

Gold Fields is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment. We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

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