Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

Karara Mining Ltd.
Sept. 18, 2019, 8:40 a.m.
Oct. 4, 2019, 1:44 p.m.

We are seeking a qualified and experienced Electrical & Instrumentation Technician to join the Electrical Maintenance team based at the Karara mine site. 

This role operates on an 8 days on 6 days off day shift roster with rotational night shift.

Key responsibilities;

Develop and participate in the overall execution of planned and unplanned electrical based tasks

Ensure that all statutory and organisational, operational, reliability and safety requirements are adhered to at all times

Participate with operational teams in carrying out all tasks undertaken with best practice outcomes

Establish and maintain good working relationships with all internal and external departments with stake holdings in KML

Monitor, measure, communicate and report, issues, opportunities, risks, technical deviations and achievements pro-actively in all work place areas

Conduct preventative maintenance and repair electrical plant equipment in a safe and efficient manner

Conduct general repairs and calibration of industrial instrumentation

Logically and systematically solve problems by implementing sound fault finding and fault rectification processes

Conduct HV switching safely, competently and in accordance with Karara access and work procedures

Assist with PLC investigation and repairs

Demonstrate a sound knowledge of the relevant standards and acts

Key requirements;

Trade qualification in Electrical (A Grade Electrical License)

Cert III or IV Instrumentation

Certificate of Attainment - HV Operator Training

Licenses - High Risk EWP, WAH, Confined Spaces

Demonstrated knowledge, experience and understanding of process plant equipment

Proven aptitude towards applying knowledge in an Electrical/Instrument field to arrive at practical and sustainable solutions

Demonstrated ability to undertake problem solving investigations and reviews

Excellent English verbal and written communication skills

The Karara lifestyle

Karara operates a Perth based fly-in-fly-out operation with a short (40 minute) flight to Karara's purpose build all weather airstrip so that our people spend more time at home and less time travelling. We also employ a significant number of local employees who commute to site from Geraldton on a regular coach service. The Mid West offers a more temperature climate than other major mining centre in the North West and Goldfields regions.

The Karara Village offers high-quality amenities with en-suited rooms, Telstra 3G mobile coverage, and an eco-walk nature jogging trail through wooded natural bushland as well as a swimming pool, mini-golf, tennis, cricket, gym and volleyball facilities.

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