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Processing, Surface Operations – HV Distribution
Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
Ref. No. 33782

Mount Isa Mines are currently advertising an opportunity that exists for the role of Electrician. Reporting to the HV Supervisor, your primary responsibility involves testing, repair and maintenance of the high voltage power reticulation system. This position is residentially based in Mount Isa.

Mount Isa
Mount Isa is a thriving city acting as a hub for regional business, transport, services and government in North West Queensland.  Mount Isa Mines attracts the best people from all over Australia and the world who are drawn to working for a high-calibre mining operation with the added benefit of a comfortable residential-based work arrangement.

We believe in the value of our people and our approach fosters the highest level of professionalism, ownership and entrepreneurial spirit in all our people while never compromising on their safety and well-being.  We offer excellent remuneration package and benefits including and employee rewards program, above market superannuation, and significant professional development opportunities. Learn more about Mount Isa Mines at www.mountisamines.com.au

Mount Isa Mines location and roster offers an attractive lifestyle option. You will always have something to do, go to restaurants, movies, join a gym and sporting activities, play golf, as well as fishing and camping and activities at the lake.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Conducting protection relay testing
  • High voltage equipment commissioning and testing
  • Maintenance of auxiliary protection systems such as battery charges, maintenance of switchboards, transformers, circuit breakers and outdoor switchyards

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Electrical trade qualification with the ability to obtain a Queensland Electrical license
  • Manual drivers licence
  • A sound understanding of work place OH&S

The following skills will be highly regarded:

  • Previous experience working with Power Distribution Systems including;
  • Protection relay testing
  • Switchboard maintenance, commissioning and testing
  • Large and small power transformers
  • Cable jointing and termination

You will also have a flexible attitude and sound work ethic, have excellent time management skills and the ability to achieve results within the specified time frames. A strong customer focus is required, as well as a high level of attention to detail and the ability to work well within a team environment or with minimal supervision.

For further information please contact:
Bec McManus   on (07) 4744 2080  

Applications Close:
8am Tuesday 28th June 2022

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Job details
Date posted
1 Jun 2022
Expiring date
1 Jul 2022
Trades & Services
$67k ~ $81k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Mining & metals
Private business
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