Electrical Technician

Newcrest Mining Limited
March 26, 2019, 7:03 a.m.
March 31, 2019, 4:24 p.m.


We are currently seeking an Electrical Technician to join our electrical team during an exciting transformation period. Reporting to the Supervisor – Electrical, you will be responsible for providing electrical service to all production areas within the Telfer Utilities sector.

Your key responsibilities will 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. You will also be accountable for maintaining bore fields and the pit water pumping systems.

The current roster for this role is 8 days on/6 days off


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

About You

To succeed in this role, you will have a passion for safety and be team orientated. You will be a qualified Electrician and possess previous trade experience with exposure to large scale mining or the utilities sector. You will have the ability to multi task and work effectively within a high-pressure environment.

You will have a strong ability to accept change, develop new skills and competencies; and meet the following criteria:

WA Trade qualification with an Electrical Mechanical & Fitting trade

Experience in overhead power line construction & maintenance

Possess a valid HV switching ticket

Previous experience in Bore field maintenance will also be held in high regard.

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