HV Electrician - Curragh North

All, Australia - All, AU
Closing date
Jul 20, 2022

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With a global business, we offer diverse and rewarding careers. We are committed to Thiess being a company and a culture where great people can excel and where they are developed and supported to reach their highest potential. Join our team today.
Curragh North is our leading open-cut coal mining project within the Southern Bowen Basin, with a long term contract in place.

As our next High Voltage Electrician, reporting to the Electrical Supervisor, you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.

In this position you will:
  • Perform the servicing, repair and maintenance of large-scale mobile mining equipment as directed in accordance with Thiess maintenance systems documentation
  • Work safely and comply with the Site Safety Health and Management System.
  • Completing General Maintenance, Breakdowns, Services and Component Change outs and Periodical Statutory Electrical Testing/ Inspections to a high regard
  • Source technical information from the relevant available reference manuals, technical bulletins, OEM and computer-based systems
  • Ensure good housekeeping standards are maintained at all times
  • Conduct required inspections to maximise equipment utilization

Buses to the camp accommodation are provided from Mackay and Rockhampton.
To be considered for these opportunities you are required to have:
  • Queensland Electrical Fitter Mechanic Trade Certificate
  • Sound knowledge of AS/NZS 3000 & 3007
  • Experienced in high voltage equipment maintenance
  • Post-trade experience working in the Mining industry with diesel electric haul trucks, preferably Liebherr, Komatsu, Hitachi or Cat
  • Experience conducting statutory testing on electrical infrastructure.
  • ​Experience with Electric Rope Shovels or Draglines.
  • Statement of Attainment for HV Switching
  • Registered Cabler would be an advantage
  • Permanent full-time positions
  • Even time, lifestyle rosters
  • Full camp facilities provided
  • Living out of camp allowance, if applicable
  • Production bonuses
  • Thiess' commitment to training & developing
  • Salary sacrifice options - Flights & novated leasing
  • Range of corporate discounts including health insurance (Medibank), travel & retail products
  • Referral bonus program - earn $5k for a successful referral
We partner with our clients to deliver excellence in open cut and underground mining in Australia, Asia, Africa and the Americas. For more than 80 years, we've operated in diverse commodities, geologies, environments and cultures. Our team uses that insight to optimise solutions for each project and create lasting value for our clients and the communities we live and work in.

We recognise the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through our vision of everyone matters always. We're focused on creating an inclusive environment to allow our people to bring their best self to work because they feel safe, included and empowered.

Visit our website to learn more - http://www.thiess.com
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We’re building and powering communities and enterprises. We’re making possible technologies that didn’t exist even a decade ago. We’re continually breaking new ground. That’s what our clients do every day – and that’s where Thiess’ role begins.  

We work with our clients to deliver mining excellence in Australia, Asia, Africa and the Americas. For more than 80 years, we’ve operated in diverse commodities, geologies, environments and cultures. In open-cut and underground mining, our people channel that global experience and insight to create advantages for each project. A mine plan that unlocks new reserves. A smarter fleet. A sharper operations culture. An upskilled team. A community engaged.  

While we thrive on sharing what we know, each mine faces unique challenges and opportunities. The real impact comes from understanding our clients’ needs and continually learning and improving with them. From project inception through to operations and rehabilitation, our skilled team welcomes the pursuit of the best, tailored solutions. We work with our clients to safely position their operations for optimal efficiency, productivity and cost performance.  

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