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Auto Electrician - Perth Workshop

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.



Base rate + Super on all hours + Leave entitlement


Are you looking for a challenging position with an expanding company? Our team values your support role as an important part of our growth.
Macmahon is currently seeking an experienced Auto-Electrician to join the Macmahon team at the central Perth Workshop. 



Skills and Experience:

•    Be willing to be part of an active team in a dynamic workplace
•    Actively promote looking after your work mates and yourself
•    Service and repair heavy earthmoving equipment as per job scopes
•    Repair equipment efficiently and consistently within the required working timeframes
•    Update the supervisor with the progress of work task allocations
•    Assist in the training and upskilling of apprentices
•    Review machine conditions for any required updates
•    Assist in equipment appraisals to ensure scoping of repairs 
•    Perform all tasks and duties in accordance with established work procedures
•    Identify the safest, most effective and efficient methods of work
•    Ensure that a clear hand-over is completed with other members of your team
•    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



To be successful in this position you will:

•    Possess essential experience on CAT mobile mining equipment, other additional manufacturers an advantage
•    Possess extensive maintenance and workshop based experience in machine repairs including fault finding, diagnostics and machine rebuild repairs




•    Competitive remuneration $$$
•    Onsite gym – train 1-1 with our PT for free!
•    Free secure parking
•    Excellent workshop facilities
•    Upskill with a registered RTO
•    Dedicated lifestyle, financial and mental health support


Should your application be successful, you will be required to pass a medical and drug and alcohol test along with obtaining a National Police Clearance.
If you are interested in this position then APPLY NOW to join one of Australia’s best known contracting brands and named in the top 20 employers in the country.

Job Summary

The purpose of this role is to install, service, repair and replace electrical systems in various plant equipment

Job Responsibilities

Health, Safety and Risk

  • Ensure individual compliance with all relevant legislation, codes of practice, Macmahon and Client instructions, policies, procedures and practices
  • Diagnose and repair equipment efficiently and consistently adhering to requiring standards of work
  • Inspect work area and equipment for hazards, damage and defects prior to commencing work
  • Ensure all materials are used and all waste is disposed in a environmentally friendly way
  • Make use of workshop manuals/operation manuals when required


  • Fit, service and repair alternators, starter motors and air conditioning units
  • Report any items that cannot be repaired via the work order system or documented on check sheets, this still requires the Leading Hand/Supervisor to be notified
  • Complete test tag for all tasks
  • Assist in equipment appraisals to ensure scoping of repairs
  • Review machine conditions for any required updates
  • Service and repair heavy earthmoving equipment as per job scopes
  • Ensure that the Supervisors’ daily record is kept up to date
  • Make use of workshop manuals/operation manuals when required
  • Repair and service mining equipment both in workshop and out in field when required on breakdowns
  • Able and willing to conduct other tasks when required


  • Ensure work is done correctly the first time to the acceptable standard so there is no rework
  • Demonstrate an awareness of costs and financial impacts of the work

Team Contribution

  • 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
  • Ensure a clear hand-over is completed cross-shift
  • Software Applications
  • Makes Improvements
  • Designs
  • Technical Reporting
  • Truck Systems
  • Grows and Leads Teams
  • Makes an Impact
  • Drives Results
  • Sets Direction
  • Builds Effective Relationships
  • Possess extensive maintenance based experience
Physical Requirements
  • An Appropriate Level of Fitness for the Demands of the Role
  • Applicable Trade Qualification in Mining Equipment Maintenace
  • Trade Qualified Auto Electrician
  • Manual Driver's Licence (C Class)
  • Ticket in Air Conditioning

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.