Electrical Technician

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Gold Fields Australia

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Electrical Technician

Job ID: 11337
Job Views: 12
Location: Kambalda
Post Code: 6442
Category: Mining & Resources, Trades & Services
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 14/05/2024


Gold Fields is a globally diversified gold producer with nine operating mines in Australia, Peru, South Africa and West Africa (including the Asanko JV), as well as one project in Chile

Gold Fields' mining assets in the Australia region (GFA) include a 100% interest in the St Ives, Agnew and Granny Smith mines and a 50:50 interest in the Gruyere JV project with Gold Road Resources.

Job Requirements:

Role Details

Reporting to the Non Process Infrastructure Leading Hand : Electrical, you shall provide quality and timely electrical maintenance and repairs of the non processing infrastructure such as the high voltage network, power distribution, water distribution and bore fields, site communications facilities and ancillary plant and buildings as required and ensure all work carried out is aligned with Gold Fields and operation specific quality procedures and statutory regulations.


This is a residential role (Kalgoorlie or Kambalda) on an 8 days on 6 days off roster 11 hour days or 5 days on 2 days off, 4 days on 3 days off roster 10 hour days. FIFO may be considered. Being on call during the roster is a requirement of this role. Vehicle and / or bus transport is provided from site to Kambalda or Kalgoorlie.


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

  • 6% Site Allowance
  • Annual Salary review
  • Virgin Velocity reward points
  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme and Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Educational assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Salary Sacrifice options


Duties of the role:

  • Preventative maintenance through scheduled inspections, servicing, troubleshooting, and timely repair of plant & equipment,
  • High voltage switching and management of the network including the 132kV, 66kV, 11kV and LV reticulation voltages,
  • Provide reliable and accurate maintenance knowledge and expertise to minimise down time,
  • Working knowledge of task instructions and procedures to adhere to when carrying out maintenance tasks,
  • Maintain a high level of housekeeping through workshops, vehicles and wherever work is carried out,
  • Recording all relevant information into Gold Fields CMMS - SAP/AMT as required,
  • Be comfortable working in small team environment


About You:

You will have:

  • An unrestricted WA Electrical License
  • A High Voltage qualification and preferably current DMIRS appointment as WHS High Voltage Operator
  • Working at heights, EWP, confined space qualifications and Certificate IV in Instrumentation would be advantageous
  • Proven experience in high voltage, electrical & instrumentation maintenance in a mining or industrial environment
  • Basic Computer skills in Microsoft Office Programs
  • A current senior first aid, LV Rescue and CPR certification are desirable
  • A valid manual Western Australian drivers license or equivalent.

How to Apply:

Applications can be submitted via: www.goldfields.com.au


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.

We offer:

At Gold Fields we work together as a team to deliver excellent results and take pride in what we do. We actively seek input from others and truly believe that diverse views improve the quality of our work. We work hard, so when the business achieves its goals, employees can share in better salary increases and bonuses, and we have more money to invest in communities and ongoing renewable energy projects.

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