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Engineering & Maintenance

Auto Electrical Technician
Full Time

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Gold Fields Australia is currently seeking an Auto Electrical Technician to join the engineering department at St Ives Gold Mine in the light vehicle department.

Reporting to the Light Vehicle Supervisor, you will be operating out of a well-equipped and supported workshop (40 minutes from Kalgoorlie) as part of a small and cohesive team. You will be responsible for providing high-quality maintenance and auto-electrical services on a large fleet of mining light vehicles, mostly Toyota’s and some small Isuzu Trucks.

With a competitive remuneration package, this role is offered as a residential role on a 5 days on, 2 days off roster and would require the incumbent to be residential in Kambalda or Kalgoorlie.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of GFA and ensures that the vital behaviours are adhered to at all times;
  • Ensure the achievement of budgeted maintenance targets by practising preventative maintenance through scheduled inspections, servicing, adjustments, troubleshooting and timely repair of light vehicles;
  • Support the efficient operation of the light vehicle maintenance facilities by providing reliable and accurate maintenance knowledge, expertise and practical application, to minimise downtime and subsequent loss of production;
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all task instructions and procedures and ensure that these are consistently adhered to when carrying out light vehicle maintenance tasks;
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping throughout the maintenance workshops and wherever maintenance work is carried out;
  • Maximise the return on assets through effective utilisation and care of light vehicle maintenance equipment and tools, with due consideration of safety and environmental issues;
  • Complete all administrative processing requirements associated with maintenance duties, such as requisitioning of parts and materials, processing of maintenance orders, recording of labour time etc. through the efficient utilisation of SAP and other relevant information management systems.

Key factors to your success include:

  • Recognised Auto Electrical Trade Qualification;
  • Certificate II in Automotive Mechanical (air conditioning);
  • Extensive knowledge of light-vehicle technologies and equipment;
  • At least 3 years of experience in light vehicle maintenance in a surface/underground mining environment;
  • Sound diagnostic experience in Toyota vehicles;
  • MR truck licence, dogging, first aid and forklift tickets would be highly regarded.

Interested parties should submit a detailed curriculum vitae by clicking the “Apply for job” button.

Gold Fields is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment. We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

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