Senior Electrical Technicians - Leading Hand - Cadia Panel Cave Development

Location: Cadia Valley Operations NSW Posted Date: September 10, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 978315(RPO PC23) Careermine Job Id: 1801193
Challenge yourself

It’s an exciting time to be a part of Newcrest’s journey to building Australia’s largest and most technically advanced block cave.

We’re building our mining development expertise for our panel caving expansion works for phase three to extend our vision of a 50-year mine life for Cadia.

We’re turning tough deposits into tier one assets with our extensive experience in block caving, using selective processing skills to push boundaries and discover new growth opportunities.

Cadia is leading the world in developing the next generation of block caving - undercutless caving.

Operations near and far

With residential DIDO and selected FIFO opportunities available at our operations which are located just outside of Orange, NSW. We offer a unique opportunity for employees and their families to enjoy a mining career all whilst living in a major regional center only three hours away from Sydney, NSW.

Who we’re looking for

Reporting to the Electrical Supervisor and Electrical Specialist, you will be accountable for managing the Electrical team on site. You will provide supervision, technical support and training.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Manage up to 5 electricians on site to ensure a high-caliber of work is maintained
  • Liaise with supervisors to provide direction and support to workers to achieve set goals
  • Organise materials and delegate workload appropriately to ensure deadlines are met
  • Assist with co-ordination, management and scheduling of particular activities to ensure that equipment and resources are efficiently utilised to meet production outcomes
  • Act as a mediator between workers and management, undertaking safety and hazard assessments and ensuring employees comply with OHS requirements
  • Ensure company and OH&S site requirements including reporting
  • Test and commission installations, including completing Certificate of Compliance paperwork
  • Provide training and mentoring to all team members, including apprentices
  • Oversee and manage all aspects, from project commencement to completion


We are looking for hands-on and results-driven individuals who have:
  • NSW Electrical Trade Certificate
  • Extensive and proven experience in a similar role within an Underground Mining experience
  • Some demonstrated leadership or 2IC experience
  • Ability to read site plans
  • Sound knowledge of all facets of electrical trades, including regulations and standards
  • A strong attitude and commitment to workplace health and safety
  • Exceptional communication (verbal and written) and stakeholder management skills
  • Passion for working as part of a team and team development
  • Medium level computer skills and experience in the MS Office suite of programs highly regarded


Our commitment to you

Keeping our people safe and healthy is our most important asset. Our commitment to safety, health and wellbeing is supported by systems and standards that embed our safety culture.

Cadia Valley Operations is committed to a smoke free work environment by 1 January 2020.

Newcrest is committed to building a diverse workforce. Our strategic focus is on gender diversity and diversity to reflect the communities in which we operate. Creating an inclusive culture will enable us to leverage the richness of cultures across our workforce and the capability of our diverse employees to get better business outcomes.

Applicants who are successful after 1st round interviews will be invited to attend an Assessment Centre, which will be held on dates across 14th – 25th of October 2019. Please ensure that you are available during this period.

Please note that successful applicants will be required to undertake probity checks.

For more information on one or more of the above opportunities, please apply here today.

At this stage, we are not accepting any external agency CVs for the opportunity.