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Underground Auto Electrician

  • Work Type Any Employment
  • Positions 1 Position
  • Published At: 2 months ago
  • Job no: NJ3QN
  • Categories: Engineering - Mechanical

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.

Macmahon has been awarded a new long term underground mining contract for the development of the new Boston Shaker underground mine located at our existing surface operation at Tropicana gold mine in Western Australia.

The Macmahon Underground team are seeking Underground Auto Electricians to work a 2 weeks on 2 weeks off Dayshift and Night Shift roster out of Perth

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Breakdown repairs and servicing of heavy mining equipment
  • Diagnostic fault finding on mechanical and electrical systems
  • Contribute to a safe workplace through daily inspections for hazards
  • Perform maintenance according company standards and work instructions
  • Maintain maintenance data on a daily basis

 Minimum Requirements:

  • Trade qualifications as an Auto Electrician
  • Ability to read schematics
  • Experience in Vehicle Air Conditioning systems
  • Previous experience with mining equipment
  • Extensive experience working on underground mining equipment such as CAT, SANDVIK & ATLAS

 Equipment on Site:

  • Jumbos - Sandvik DD421
  • Jumbos - Atlas M2D
  • Bogger _ Sandvik 621
  • Dump Trucks - Atlas 5020
  • Normet – Charmec 1614B
  • IT Loader – Volvo 120
  • Toyota Landcruiser LV’s


  • Even time Roster
  • Employment Stability
  • Long Contract
  • Retention Bonus
  • Room to Grow
  • Fly to work and start on same day

The position offers a competitive remuneration package, challenging work and excellent career development. There is the opportunity to be part of an enthusiastic, dynamic, approachable and friendly team with future prospects within a well reputed organisation. 

  • Published on 01 Oct 2019, 6:21 AM