Underground Electrical Supervisor

Delta Junction, Alaska, United States
May 06, 2022
Jun 05, 2022
Full Time

Northern Star Resources is the global gold growth company, with three large, high margin production centers exclusively in the tier one locations of Western Australia and Alaska, USA. Production guidance is 1.6 million ounces in the current financial year, before climbing to 2 million ounces by FY27.

Current Reserves of 19Moz underpin long mine lives across the portfolio, with further upside from an enviable track record in exploration and discovery. Responsible and progressive ESG practices are integral to the Northern Star business.

Due to growth and expansion, Northern Star (Pogo) LLC have a challenging and rewarding opportunity for an Underground Electrical Supervisor at our world-class Pogo operation in Alaska on a rotational camp schedule.

What do we offer?

Vibrant hub of activity on site, with the ability to be part of successful and productive team

  • Permanent position and extended mine-life offering job security.
  • Excellent remuneration package with bonuses, insurances, 401k and paid leave.
  • Ongoing development opportunities and growth within a company that continuously invest in their people.

What's the role?

The Underground Electrical Supervisor reports to the Project Manager, and the primary role is to lead the Underground Electrical team in a safe and productive work environment by ensuring all work practices / procedures meet statutory, Company OHS&E and Company operational standards within the Maintenance Department.

Duties include:

  • Complete monthly schedule compliance work to a high standard.
  • Installation of underground electrical system and infrastructure.
  • Breakdown and maintenance repairs on underground drilling equipment.
  • Installation, maintenance and repairs of underground remote, communication and network systems.
  • Maintenance and breakdown repairs of fixed plant electrical infrastructure, dewatering infrastructure and telemetry are completed to a high standard.
  • Liaise closely and maintain effective communication with Project Manager and other key Stakeholders.
  • Rigorous cost management. Avoid rework and unnecessary use of parts/services.
  • Ensure correct electrical testing is completed to comply with standards and that all documentation is recorded correctly and in a timely manner.

What are we looking for?

You'll be a highly motivated individual who will display behavior consistent to our Northern Star Values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Results, looking to work with the business for the long term and be an integral part in its future growth and development.

The specifics:

  • Minimum 4 years experience as an Underground Electrician.
  • Minimum 3 years supervisory experience in the Electrical or Maintenance field.
  • Proven successes at mentoring and leading a diverse team.
  • Journeyman License
  • Sound understanding of underground electrical maintenance principals and their application in practice.
  • High level of knowledge in statutory safety and environmental requirements relevant to underground electrical maintenance and classified plant.
  • Good Computer literacy Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Good communication skills.
  • High Voltage switching ticket (desirable).
  • Flexibility to adapt to improved procedures and practices.
  • Awareness of the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Act & Regulations.
  • Be able to pass a background check and post offer physical.

The Details:

Working a 6 week on, 6 week off schedule, up to 12 hours a day or more at a remote campsite. Extreme conditions, including but not limited to extreme and changing weather conditions, dust, mud, varying levels of noise, varying degrees of light and dark, in and around artificial light and in a confined work area.

Employees are required to stay on site at the company provided camp during the work rotation. Camp facilities provide dining service, games room, exercise & weight room, sauna, and accommodation rooms. Dormitory rooms have a land line phone, great Wi-Fi & cable TV. Cell service is available through Wi-Fi. The Company provides a bus service to and from Fairbanks, Delta Junction and Tok, Alaska.

Why join us?

When you join our Company, you join the Northern Star Team. You will be engaged in a dynamic work environment where you will be valued as an integral part of the team, and where you can develop and grow with our business.

Northern Star actively supports and contributes to the local community in which we operate. We are a proud supporter of the Veterans' Employment Commitment and recognise the advantage of a diversified workplace including diversity of gender, thought, experience, and ethnicity. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and strive for workplace excellence.

Want to know more about Northern Star? Check out our website here: http://www.nsrltd.com/ or follow us on linked in: https://www.linkedin.com/company/northern-star-resources-limited/

Shortlisting for this role will begin immediately.

Candidates living in the Fairbanks North Star Borough, Delta and Tok regions will be given first consideration.

Due to the large volume of applications, only applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted.

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