Fixed Plant Electrical Technician - UG

Cadia Valley Operations, Australia
Jan 10, 2022
Feb 09, 2022
Full Time
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Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, we aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

We recognise that our different backgrounds and perspectives help us find better ways to: solve problems; attract and retain the best people; explore, develop and produce more gold safely and profitably; and help make Newcrest a better place to work.

At Newcrest, we hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem solving.

Operations near and far

Our Cadia site is located in Central West New South Wales, approximately 25 kms outside the vibrant regional town of Orange and three hours' drive from Sydney. Employees reside in the varied accommodation options in Orange, with the surrounding winery and national park areas to enjoy.

Employees have access to the area's wide range of amenities, including a prominent health sector, excellent educational facilities, shopping, transport and other services such as childcare.

Who we're looking for

Reporting to the Electrical Supervisor, you will enjoy working in a close-knit team of experienced underground shift electricians and take responsibility for maintenance & install on a range of underground mining plant and electrical systems.

Your primary responsibilities will be to conduct electrical maintenance work on the fixed plant equipment at our Cadia mine site.

Key deliverables of this role include, but not limited to:
  • Ensure work notifications are entered with the correct detail and time frame required for repair.
  • Capture and raise issues within their respective areas using the tools and systems provided e.g. work notifications, hazard cards.
  • Ensure on the completion of all maintenance tasks that all parts, materials, tools etc. are removed and the area is handed back for operation in a safe and clean state.
  • Ensure all electrical installations are in compliance with relevant Australian standards and the required paper work is filled out and filed.

As the ideal candidate, you will be a team player with excellent work ethics and a can do attitude. You will appreciate being part of a collaborative team and foster continuous improvement through your excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills. In addition, you will also ideally have:
  • Relevant post trade experience as a qualified HV Electrician within the mining or heavy industries
  • A current NSW Electrical Supervisor/ Contractors Licence and NSW Electrical License
  • NSW Manual Class Driver's License
  • LVR/CPR tickets

Experience with HV or HV cable splicing & termination or a valid Working at Heights ticket will be highly desirable.

Please note: This is a full time permanent role, based at our Cadia operation in NSW. You will be required to work a 7 days on/7 off/7 nights on/7 off roster (12-hours per day, Thursday - Wednesday).

Our commitment to you

Newcrest's commitment to diversity and inclusion respects both the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the advertised application closing date.