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Auto Electrician

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Macmahon is a leading Australian contract mining company with projects throughout Australia and South East Asia. Delivering a comprehensive range of surface and underground mining, civil design and construction, performance enhancement, and mine site maintenance and rehabilitation services to the resources sector, Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.


Dacian Gold’s Mt Morgans Project is located 20km west of Laverton, being approximately 750km northeast of Perth in Western Australia. Macmahon has been awarded the contract to provide surface drill and blast, load and haul and mobile maintenance functions to the project.


Macmahon is seeking an experienced Auto Electrician to be based at our Mt Morgans Gold Mine project. These roles are FIFO from Perth based on a 2:1 roster.


If you join our team at Mt Morgans you will enjoy:

  • Permanent roles on 2:1 roster at 12.5hour shift
  • Sick leave is paid at 12 hours per shift
  • 2:1 roster workers receive 5 weeks of annual leave per annum
  • Great camp facilities + WIFI in all rooms + 24-hour gym
  • $1500 Sign-up bonus for eligible new employees plus Retention Bonus!


You will be part of a small, high energy team so possession of multiple skill sets and licenses/qualifications will be highly regarded as they will greatly enhance your versatility within the role.


The key responsibilities include and not limited to:

  • Repair and service mining equipment both in w/shop and out in field when required on breakdowns
  • Complete service vehicle daily pre-start checks
  • Communicate clearly and keep the Supervisor aware of the state of equipment in the mine in particular with respect to potential problem areas and downtime
  • Service equipment as per service schedules supplied by Planner
  • Repair equipment efficiently and consistent with the required standards of work
  • Ensure that tasks allocated by supervisor are carried out efficiently and promptly
  • Perform all tasks and duties in accordance with established work procedures, work instructions, guidelines and statutory requirements
  • Ensure work area is maintained according to correct housekeeping and environmental procedures


To be successful in this position you must have;

  • Worked on Large CAT Surface Mobile Mining Equipment (Dump Truck - CAT 777/785/789; Dozer - CAT D10T/D11T; Grader - CAT 16H; Digger - Hitachi 1200, 2600)
  • Australian recognised Trade qualifications for Automotive Electricians 
  • Aircon Tickets
  • Current Driver’s Licence


Should you be successful in being offered a role in Macmahon’s' Surface Mining Division, you will be required to pass a medical and drug and alcohol test along with obtaining a National Police Clearance.


As part of the application process you will be asked to provide details of your level of machine specific diagnosis and repair competency, together with any machine specific OEM training completed.


If you are interested in this position, then APPLY NOW and look forward to working on this exciting operation with Macmahon.

Macmahon offers our people the ability to work in diverse roles, in different locations and realise new opportunities within the Company over time. We are focused on ensuring our people can be involved in the future of the business and look for new opportunities for people to grow and develop.