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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

We have an enticing Tradesperson – Electrical – Leading Hand position awaiting you at the Kanowna Belle Operations. Promising a long term and fulfilling future, join our esteemed team on the convenience of an 7/7 (12 hour) days only residential roster.

Here’s what awaits you:

  • Execution of maintenance activities on all Fixed Plant Equipment, as directed, in a safe and efficient manner, whilst adhering to Company Standards, Policies and Procedures
  • Proactive engagement on all safety issues and adherence to required controls
  • Actively working with the maintenance systems to assist the facilitation of continuous improvement


To thrive in this role, you’ll need:


  • 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.


Passion for Growth:

A strong desire to be part of a team with excellent hazard identification and contributing to Northern Star’s dynamic work environment.


Ready to pursue your professional journey with Northern Star? As an ASX 50 global-scale gold miner, we have sizeable operations in Western Australia and Alaska. With unparalleled pathways for advancement and avenues for personal growth, we stand as Australia’s premier gold employer. Your journey starts here.

At Northern Star, we live by our STARR Core Values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Results. These Values are not just words on paper; they are the cornerstone of our Company culture and guide everything we do. You will play a pivotal role in upholding these Values and contributing to our collective success.


Discover the perks of working at Northern Star…

  • Company subsidised GU Health Insurance.
  • Gold Price Variable bonus incentive.
  • Short-term incentive bonus program.
  • 5 weeks annual leave for site-based employees.
  • Employee Share Plan programs.
  • Gold standard parental leave policy.
  • GoldSTARR rewards 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.


Candidates must meet our pre-employment criteria which includes a medical, drug and alcohol screening, relevant right to work and valid Australian national police clearance.
Northern Star is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Apply now to join the Northern Star team!