Electrical & Instrumentation (E&I) Technician

Delta Junction, Alaska, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Oct 20, 2022
Full Time
Northern Star Resources Limited (ASX: NST) is an Australian ASX 100 gold producer with four Tier-1 world-class projects located in highly prospective and low sovereign risk regions of Australia and North America. Northern Star is the second largest Australian gold producer and among the top 25 gold miners globally. Northern Star continues to invest in building a strong asset base through strategic acquisitions and aggressive exploration to extend the mine lives across its world-class operations and generate earning accretive value for its Shareholders through operational effectiveness

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 Electrical & Instrumentation Technician reports to the Electrical & Instrumentation Supervisor, and the primary role is the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical infrastructure systems.

Duties include:

  • Complete regular schedule compliance work to a high standard.
  • Installation of fixed plant electrical conduit and infrastructure.
  • Diagnosis, maintenance and breakdown repairs of electrical infrastructure and telemetry completed to a high standard, to code and in accordance with MSHA regulations.
  • Liaise closely and maintain effective communication with Electrical Supervisor and other key Stakeholders.
  • Rigorous cost management. Avoid rework and unnecessary use of parts/services.
  • Continuously review scheduled jobs to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Highlight equipment defects and issues effectively utilising the electrical management process.
  • Carry out and provide input to the development of and follow SWP's/JHA's/WPI' ensuring risks are mitigated, and safety standards are met. Undertake team-based risk assessments as required.
  • Ensure correct electrical testing is completed to comply with standards and that all documentation is recorded correctly and in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all safety related activities are completed in accordance with Company policy such as Hazard ID's, pre-start checks, pre-start meetings, and incident reporting as required.

What are we looking for?

You'll be a highly motivated individual who will display behaviour 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 3 years relevant experience in the electrical trade, mining industry preferred.
  • Experience with NEC code and PLC programming would be advantageous.
  • Experience working on high, medium and low voltage equipment
  • Instrumentation experience with flow management, PH analysers, level control and various PC instrumentation.
  • Experience utilizing a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Computer literacy - Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Good communication skills.
  • 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 3 week on, 3 week off rotating schedule of days and nights, 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.