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Auto Electrician - Gwalia

Macmahon is a leading Australian company delivering an end to end service offering to clients throughout Australia and South East Asia.  Delivering a comprehensive range of surface mining, underground mining and engineering services to the resources sector, Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.

 

The Gwalia Gold Mine is located three kilometres south of the town of Leonora, Western Australia, and has been a flagship asset for our client St Barbara for the past 15 years. Macmahon is proud to be able to deliver a whole of mine service including mine development, ground support, production drilling and blasting, loading and trucking, shotcreting and paste fill reticulation from May 2021. The Gwalia mine is the cornerstone of Leonora operations and has strong margins supported by good grades and a focus on costs and returns. The site has a track record of continuous improvement, with a recently upgraded mine ventilation system, and a previous significant upgrade of the accommodation village that incorporated a number of energy efficient and environmentally friendly initiatives.

 

The Macmahon Underground team is seeking for an Auto Electrician to work FIFO on a choice of roster available from Perth to project site.

 

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 & 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
  • Wear and maintain correct personal protective equipment
  • Report accidents, incidents and hazards using correct procedures
  • Inspect work area and equipment for hazards, damage and defects prior to commencing work
  • Ensure work area is maintained according to correct housekeeping and environmental procedures
  • Attend and contribute at regular safety and toolbox meetings
  • Take appropriate action in the case of an emergency
  • Identify the safest, most effective and efficient methods of work
  • Report any environmental incidents as soon as possible and assist as directed in all clean-up and containment activities
  • Ensure all materials are used and all waste is disposed of in the environmentally approved manner
  • Read and understand work instructions and permits and adhere to them at all times
  • Complete JSA/THA when required
  • Make use of workshop manuals/operation manuals when required
  • Ensure that a clear hand-over is completed with cross-shift

 

Equipment on Site:

  • Jumbos - Sandvik DD421
  • Production Drill – Sandvik DL421
  • Jumbo - Atlas M2D
  • Bogger - Sandvik 621i
  • Dump Trucks – Sandvik TH663
  • Dump Truck  - Atlas 5020
  • Normet – Charmec 1614B
  • IT Loader – Volvo 120
  • Toyota Land Cruiser LV’s

 

To be successful in this position you must have;

  • Trade qualifications relevant to mining equipment maintenance
  • Should have Aircon Tickets
  • Complete & understand all relevant work instruction
  • Machinery tramming tickets – ALL

 

Successful applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment medical which includes a drug and alcohol screen as well as obtain a National Police Clearance.