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Tradesperson – Electrical – Leading Hand
Full Time NEW

Job Overview

Job Overview

  • CategoryOperations
  • Date Posted:
  • Location: Kalgoorlie-Boulder, WA, AU
  • Job Title: Tradesperson – Electrical – Leading Hand
  • Salary: Dependent on experience and will be discussed directly with the successful candidate
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Tradesperson – Electrical – Leading Hand


  • Would you like to work less than 20 minutes from your home?
  • Would you like an employer that promotes work/life balance?
  • Would you like to work in a unique Processing plant that consist of Grinding, Flotation and Roaster circuits.


If you’ve answered yes to any of the above questions, then you should absolutely check out employment opportunities available at Northern Star’s Kanowna Belle Operations.


The Tradesperson – Electrical – Leading Hand will be based at our Kanowna Belle Operations.  This role reports to the Electrical Supervisor, and the primary purpose of the role is to carryout and direct maintenance activities on all Fixed Plant Equipment, as directed, in a safe and efficient manner, whilst adhering to Company Standards, Policies and Procedures.


***This is a Kalgoorlie residential position based at our Kanowna Belle Operations on an 7/7 (12 hour) days only roster***


Qualifications Required


  • Electrical Trade Qualification
  • Current Western Australian A Grade Electrical Licence
  • Low Voltage Rescue
  • Provide CPR
  • Provide First Aid
  • Current “C” Class Western Australian Drivers Licence


Desired Experience & Competencies


  • Experience in the mining industry, 4 years minimum
  • Strong understanding of electrical systems, circuits, and controls
  • Ability to act as step-up for the Electrical Supervisor on an as required basis
  • Ability to lead a team of electricians in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment.
  • Ability to train and mentor junior staff members to enhance their technical skills and knowledge.
  • Proficiency in programming and troubleshooting Rockwell PLC Systems.
  • Flexibility to work occasional evenings, weekends or overtime as needed.
  • WAE100/200 In-House Electrical Nominee
  • High Voltage Switching Operations Certificate
  • Knowledge of relevant safety standards and regulations.



About Northern Star Resources


Northern Star offers unparalleled opportunities for you to forge a career in the resource industry at their underground and open pit operations across Western Australia and Alaska. You can choose residential or FIFO opportunities throughout your career with us.


Gold in Ounces. Opportunities in Tonnes…


Why join us?


Be part of the next exciting growth stage of Northern Star. 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 long term.

Northern Star encourages a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential. Joining the Northern Star team also means you are eligible for our industry leading Parental Leave entitlements, and bonus programs.


Benefits when you join Northern Star

  • Company subsidised GU Health Insurance
  • Gold Price Variable bonus incentive
  • Short-term incentive bonus program
  • Employee Share Plan programs
  • Industry leading Parental leave policy – with up to 20 weeks primary carers leave and up to 4 weeks secondary carers leave. Primary carers return to work benefits including up to 6 weeks bonus payment, top up of superannuation and long service leave service recognition
  • GoldSTARR program – cash savings for everyday expenses
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) that includes free, confidential counselling and wellbeing services
  • Salary Continuance (Income protection) insurance from commencement
  • Salary Sacrificing benefits, including Novated Leasing and Remote Area Living benefit options
  • Paid Family Domestic Violence leave


About Kalgoorlie – The Heart of the Goldfields


With a strong connection to the Kalgoorlie-Boulder community, Northern Star offers unparalleled opportunities for you to forge a career in the resource industry while residing in a thriving regional city.

Our Kalgoorlie Production Centre Operations are the best residential mining opportunities in the region, providing excellent work-home life balance in a community that will become your family.

Discover what the Goldfields has to offer you by going BOLD! The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder has first-class information regarding the region on their Go Bold website – GO BOLD.


Diversity & Inclusion


Northern Star actively supports and contributes to local communities in which we operate. We 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.


Recruitment Process


Our recruitment process considers your alignment to our company values and the requirements of the role. We also have several checks which may be conducted to demonstrate your suitability for the role including police checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, right to work checks, qualifications, due diligence and/or reference checks.


Ready to take the next step in your career? Click the ‘Apply‘ button now


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