Fixed Plant Electrician

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Mount Gibson Iron

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Fixed Plant Electrician

Job ID: 10027
Job Views: 13
Location: Koolan Island
Post Code: 6733
Category: Mining & Resources
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 03/04/2024


Electrician – Fixed Plant

Mount Gibson Iron Limited is an established independent Australian producer of premium quality direct shipping iron ore (DSO) with assets in the Kimberley and Mid-West regions of Western Australia.

Mount Gibson’s flagship operation is the Koolan Island mine, located approximately 140km north of Derby in the Buccaneer Archipelago in the Kimberley. The mine is Australia’s highest-grade producer of direct-shipping grade hematite, with an average Ore Reserve grade of 65.5% Fe and a current mine life of +5 years.

Here at Mount Gibson, we are committed to investing in your development to help you reach your full potential.  We offer a unique work experience with supportive management and career opportunities.

Job Requirements:

About the role:
We are now seeking to employ an experienced Electrician – Fixed Plant at our Koolan Island Operation on a 7 Days On / 7 Days Nights / 7 Day Off (12-hour day) roster from Perth, Broome or Derby.
Reporting directly to the Processing Maintenance Supervisor, the primary focus of this role is to be responsible for repairs and maintenance of all electrical aspects of the crushing and ship-loading systems / plant. This includes but is not limited to both planned and breakdown maintenance

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Electrical inspection of all fixed plant electrical systems
  • Diagnosis and repair of faults
  • Tagging of electrical equipment/tools.
  • Electrical isolations/lockouts as per MGI procedure
  • Housekeeping/cleaning of electrical plant components
  • Statutory inspections
  • Diagnosis of PLC faults

To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

  • Hold a WA ‘A’ Grade Electrical Workers Licence
  • Current C class motor vehicle licence
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Strong understanding of electrical maintenance practices in a processing plant
  • Basic PLC and instrument experience
  • EWP
  • Working at heights
  • Confined space
  • First Aid
  • Able to work as part of a team or unsupervised.
  • Knowledge of PLC systems.
  • Good working knowledge of maintenance management software (PRONTO) - Desirable
  • MSIC Card highly - desirable
  • HV Switching qualification - desirable

Your career with Mount Gibson Iron:
At Mount Gibson Iron, our values - Safety – Courage – Agility – Integrity – Respect, are at the centre of everything we do and to guide us with the behaviours expected and attitudes of our employees
Including your rewarding career, Mount Gibson Iron Offers:

  • Financial rewards linked to individual performance and business performance
  • Health Insurance Allowance
  • Group Income Protection and Life Insurance
  • Professional development (internal and external)
  • A range of salary sacrificing options
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • Onsite gymnasium, pool, recreational activities and even the ability to go fishing!
  • A chance to work on an island in the Buccaneer Archipelago!

How to Apply:

Mount Gibson Iron recognises strength in diversity and actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Women, the LGBTQI+ community and people from different cultural backgrounds.
At Mount Gibson “To succeed we do the essential things well”

Shortlisting for this role will commence immediately.

Learn more about Mount Gibson Iron through our Career Page –

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