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The Underground Mobile Maintenance team at Granny Smith Gold mine have an opportunity for an Auto Electrician to join our team.


Role Details:

Reporting to the Leading Hand: Mechanical (Mobile), you will be responsible for providing high quality maintenance and auto-electrical services on a wide variety of heavy equipment as used in the mining operations.


This role is offered on an 8 days on, 6 days off, 7 nights on, 7 days off roster and is Fly in Fly Out from Perth or Drive in Drive out from the Goldfields region.


As an employee at Gold Fields, we expect all levels of employees to act in a manner that seeks to align and enhance the values, safety culture and performance of Gold Fields with the purpose of creating enduring value beyond mining.


Benefits include:

  • 6% Site Allowance & Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Increased leave entitlements for annual leave, paid primary and secondary parental leave
  • Employee referral program – $10,000 per successful referral!
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long service leave pro rata after 5 years of continuous service
  • Paid family and domestic violence leave
  • Educational assistance


About the role:

  • Repair, service and maintain electrical and electronic systems for underground heavy mobile plant equipment including: Epiroc MT65 trucks, Caterpillar Underground loaders, Sandvik development and Epiroc production drills.
  • Demonstrate compliance with the OHS and Environmental Management System standards.
  • Service and maintenance of RCT Guidance Remote systems
  • Meet maintenance budget targets by scheduled inspections, servicing, adjustments, troubleshooting and timely repairs.
  • Provide accurate maintenance knowledge and practical application to minimise down time and potential loss of production.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all task instructions and procedures.
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping throughout workshops to ensure a safe work environment and effectively manage risks.


About You:

  • Australian Recognised Auto Electrical Trade Qualification
  • Certificate II in Automotive Mechanical (Air conditioning)
  • Mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skill
  • Experience with underground or surface equipment
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently, without supervision & the ability to work in a team environment


Applications can be submitted via: https://careers.goldfields.com/Australia


We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.