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Electrician - Underground

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

 

Due to our ongoing growth, Macmahon is currently seeking enthusiastic and experienced people to join the team at the King of the Hills (KOTH) mine located in the Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia, 28km north of Leonora. Macmahon has secured a five-year Surface and Underground mining contract with RED 5 Ltd. The mine anticipates annual production above 200kozpa. KOTH is Australia’s next major Gold Mine, which will feature state-of-the-art technology, 85% new plant and brand-new camp facilities.

 

Macmahon is committed to attracting high potential employees and believe that our people define our competitive edge in the marketplace, driving our growth. We are currently seeking an experienced Electricians for our Underground maintenance crews on a 2:2 roster.  

 

Reporting the Underground Electrical Supervisor, your responsibilities will not limited to:

 

  • Installing underground electrical and communication reticulation systems
  • Perform any planned maintenance including breakdown repairs as directed
  • Performing scheduled maintenance, statutory testing and inspections
  • Perform breakdowns on mobile and fixed plant equipment
  • Carrying out electrical installations on systems up to 1000V 


To be successful you will have the following skills and experience:

 

  • Previous experience in a similar role, preferably within the Underground/ Mine site environment;
  • Australian Recognised Trade Certificate and WA Electrical Licence;
  • Demonstrated fault-finding and diagnostic experience in Underground Mining 
  • Ability to work independently as well as a part of the team;
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Current Australian Driver’s Licence
  • Working at heights
  • Current Police Clearance (no less than 3 months old)
  • LV/ CPR Rescue
  • Current Apply First Aid Certificate
  • High Risk Licence with DG endorsement
  • High voltage switching – Desirable


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. Macmahon is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages suitably qualified women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.