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Tradesperson – Fixed Plant Electrical (KCGM)
Full Time NEW

Job Overview

Job Overview

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

  • Would you like to work less than 10 minutes from your home?
  • Would you like an employer that promotes work/life balance?
  • What about an employer that encourages personal development and provides study assistance packages?
  • Would you like to know you have the opportunity to remain in a role long term, with KCGM’s “Life Of Mine” being extended to 2034, and the possibility of further extensions in the future?


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


As an Electrician, you will report to the Electrical Supervisor and you will be responsible for efficiently performing preventative electrical maintenance to the Mineral Processing plant, ensuring the plant continues to function at optimum gold production levels.

You will ensure that all work practices, procedures meet company standards and statutory requirements whilst also identifying ongoing continuous improvement opportunities within the workplace.


** This is a residential role based at our KCGM Operations on either a 5/2/4/3 roster (10 hour days), or 7/7 roster (12 hour day and night), depending upon current vacancies. The successful applicant will reside in the Kalgoorlie Boulder Region. **


Required skills and experience:

  • Western Australian A-Grade Electrical Licence
  • Minimum of three (3) years electrical maintenance experience
  • Previous post-trade experience in a Mining Environment or Processing facility (Advantageous)
  • Certificate IV in Instrumentation (Advantageous)
  • High Voltage and Switching experience
  • Intermediate computer skills, in particular Microsoft Office
  • Experience in the generation and recording of Work Orders
  • Experience in the generation of Job Hazard Assessments (JHA’s) and safety observations
  • Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills
  • Must reside in the Goldfields region – KCGM is a residential mine site
  • National Police Clearance – valid within the last twelve (12) months
  • Current Unencumbered Western Australian “C” Class Driver Licence.


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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