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Drill & Blast / Engineering / Engineering & Maintenance / Maintenance / Processing

Electrical Technician (Underground)
Full Time

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Job Overview

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Gold Fields – St Ives is currently seeking a Technician: Electrical to join their Underground Engineering team.


Role Details:

Reporting to the Leading Hand: Electrical, you will be responsible for providing quality and timely preventative electrical maintenance and repairs of the underground mining infrastructure. All tasks are to be completed to ensure operational targets are met in a safe, environmentally compliant and efficient manner in alignment with GFA and operation specific quality procedures and statutory regulations.


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.


This role is offered on 8 days on, 6 days off roster and would require the successful applicant to be residential in Kambalda or Kalgoorlie. Bus transportation is offered to and from site daily and relocation assistance will be offered to the successful candidate if required.


Benefits include:
Gold Fields has a vast array of benefits including:

  • 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:

  • Ensure the achievement of budgeted maintenance targets by practicing preventative maintenance through scheduled inspections, servicing, adjustments, troubleshooting and timely repair of plant equipment
  • Maintenance, fault-finding and repair of electrical, communication and instrumentation components of fixed plant equipment, inclusive of high voltage & low voltage infrastructure.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all task instructions and procedures and ensure that these are consistently adhered to when carrying out maintenance tasks
  • Commissioning and decommissioning of equipment and machinery.
  • HV switching. 
  • Complete all administrative processing requirements associated with maintenance duties.
  • Demonstrate full compliance with the OHS and environmental systems standards.
  • Training of apprentices


About you:

  • Valid A-Grade trade qualification
  • Minimum 2 years underground mining experience (Desirable)
  • A valid C Class driver’s license
  • First Aid Certificate
  • High Voltage Switching certification (Desirable)
  • Working at heights and EWP tickets
  • Crane, dogging &/or forklift ticket also highly desirable



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.