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Auto Electricians - Telfer



Build Your Career with a Leading Mining Contractor!


Macmahon is a leading Australian contract mining company delivering an end to end service offering to clients throughout Australia and Southeast Asia. With extensive experience in both surface and underground mining operations, Macmahon offers exciting opportunities for career growth across a range of locations and commodity sectors.


The Telfer Gold Mine is located in the Great Sandy Desert in the East Pilbara region of Western Australia and produces copper and gold. Macmahon commenced its operations at the Telfer mine site in February 2016 and is delivering the surface drill and blast, load and haul, mobile maintenance and rehandle mine functions.

  • Multiple permanent full-time roles with a leading mining contractor on offer
  • Become an integral part of our high performing, close-knit maintenance team
  • Short and direct travel to camp from Perth airport in just 2 hours


We are currently looking for experienced Auto Electricians to join our Maintenance Team at Telfer on a on a 2 weeks on 2 weeks roster (14 dayshifts, 14 off, 14 nightshifts, 14 off) or on a 4 weeks on 2 weeks off roster (14 dayshifts, 14 nightshifts, 14 off), that will then revert back to a 2 weeks on 1 week off roster (7 dayshifts, 7 nightshifts, 7 off), flying in and out of Perth. Reporting to Maintenance Supervisor, Auto Electrician is responsible for installation, servicing, repairing and replacement of electrical systems across our mobile heavy duty fleet. 

Daily duties include, but are not limited to:


  • Carrying out scheduled and breakdown maintenance to a variety of our mobile heavy plant;
  • Conducting preventive maintenance inspections;
  • Ensuring that maintenance standards are kept at a high quality;
  • Identifying opportunities for improvement in the equipment or work procedures;
  • Keeping appropriate maintenance records; and
  • Maintaining high level of housekeeping in your work area.
About you:


  • Previous experience in a similar role, preferably within mine site environment;
  • Applicable Australian Recognised Trade Certificate;
  • Demonstrated experience working on a range of heavy duty mobile plant, including:
    • CAT D10/D11 Dozers
    • CAT 994 Loaders
    • CAT 6060/6050 and HIT 3600 Excavator
    • CAT Graders 16m/24m
    • CAT 793 Dump Trucks
  • Exceptional diagnostic and fault finding skills;
  • Ability to work independently as well as a part of the team;
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Demonstrating commitment to Macmahon safety culture and values; and
  • Current C Class Drivers Licence.


As a part of the recruitment process for this role you may be required to complete a pre-employment medical, inclusive of laboratory drug and alcohol screen and complete a criminal history and qualification checks.

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.