Mining Electrical Technician Maintenance Leading Hand Telfer WA

Newcrest Mining are currently seeking Electrical Technician Maintenance - Leading Hand, Telfer WA

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Mining Electrical Technician Maintenance – Leading Hand

Mining Electrical Technician Maintenance Leading Hand Telfer WA

Reporting to the Supervisor – Electrical Utilities, you will be responsible for leading a team of electrical technicians to provide vital services to the entire operation.

Mining Electrical Technician Maintenance Leading Hand Telfer Mining Information

Key responsibilities include the provision of technical support in all aspects of electrical maintenance, with a heavy emphasis on, but not limited to, maintaining high voltage power distribution & reticulation systems, borefields and pit water pumping systems and storage facilities, power generation plant and ancillary electrical equipment.


Located in the Great Sandy Desert in Western Australia, Telfer is a fly in out fly out operation from Perth which recognizes the importance of work-life balance. Their comfortable, well furnished rooms include Foxtel and DVD players, and their site offers quality food with healthy options, medical care, sports and recreation activities. Families are welcomed several times a year to open days.

About You

The ideal candidate will possess a WA Trade qualification with an Electrical Mechanical & Fitting endorsement combined with significant post trade experience in large scale mining operations, a current manual WA Driver’s license and previous supervisory experience.

You’ll also have the following:

  • Significant High Voltage experience.
  • High Voltage Switching Operator Certificate
  • Familiarity of relevant legislation, regulations and standards
  • Elevated Work Platform – WP
  • Experienced in computer based maintenance systems – (e.g. SAP,MIMS,
  • National Police Clearance
  • Heavy Rigid license is desirable for this role.

As a leading hand you will be out there on the tools, being the “go-to” leader for the day to day operations whilst being able to provide strong administrative skills. Previous experience with SAP or similar software will be again highly regarded.

About Newcrest Mining

Newcrest is the largest gold producer listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and one of the world’s largest gold mining companies.

There people work together across locations in Australia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Indonesia and Côte d’Ivoire and in every location, there people live theie values and share vision of being the Miner of Choice™. They are committed to supporting a safe, diverse and inclusive culture where there talents and differences are valued.

Please note they may consider applications on an ongoing basis and therefore encourage you to apply at your earliest opportunity.

How to apply

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Submit an application for this position, use the Apply button below. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 Induction Training

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