HV Electrician

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Permanent Full Time
Australia - Iron Bridge, Australia - Pilbara, WA
Trade - Heavy Voltage Electrician
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With a global business, we offer diverse and rewarding careers. We are committed to Thiess being a company and a culture where great people can excel and where they are developed and supported to reach their highest potential. Join our team today.


About the role

As our next HV Electrician, your role will be the effective maintenance of a brand-new fleet of LIEBHERR T264 Electric Drive Haul Trucks.

This includes regular electrical services, fault finding, diagnosis and repairs, component replacements.

Included will be OEM training and support.


Duties will also include but not be limited to:

  • Statutory electrical testing and inspections  
  • Minor electrical works
  • Electrical breakdowns
  • Commissioning of new plant and equipment
  • Testing and documentation
  • Site electrical logbook recording

About you

You will have a minimum of 3 years’ demonstrated experience in fixed plant and high voltage operation and maintenance. Exposure to AC and DC motors and the exposure to electric drive haul trucks with fault finding and diagnostic capabilities will be highly regarded.

Experience in motor control, PLC and VSDs is a must and a willingness to learn new technologies would be highly regarded. An in-depth working knowledge of AS/NZS 3000 and all associated Mines, Electrical and WHS Regulations and standards is also highly regarded.  This position would suit a proactive highly conscientious person wanting to take the next step in a developing electrical industry and bring their career to the next level.

  • WA Unrestricted Electrical Licence (A Grade)
  • LVR/CPR (Within 1 year)
  • First Aid
  • HV Switching Certificate (Within 2 Years)
  • Cert III Electrotechnology
  • Instrumentation/motor control and control system experience
  • WAH, high risk work licence and EWP
  • Confined spaces and gas test atmospheres
  • HR Licence desirable

What Thiess can do for you

  • Permanent full-time positions 
  • Full camp facilities provided 
  • Thiess’ commitment to training & development
  • Salary sacrifice options – Flights & novated leasing  
  • Range of corporate discounts including health insurance (Medibank), travel & retail products.
  • Referral bonus program – earn $5k for a successful referral 


About us

At Thiess, we partner with our clients to deliver excellence in open cut and underground mining in Australia, Asia and the Americas. For more than 85 years, we have operated in diverse commodities, geologies, environments and cultures. Our team uses global insight to optimise solutions and create value for each project, positioning them for optimal efficiency, productivity and cost performance, backed by how we meet our commitments. Thiess is committed to being at the forefront of sustainable mining, leveraging the power of our people and technology to support clients in their journey to more sustainable enterprises.

We recognise the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through our vision of everyone matters always. We’re focused on creating an inclusive environment to allow our people to bring their best self to work because they feel safe, included and empowered.

Visit our website to learn more – http://www.thiess.com

Should you require assistance applying for this opportunity, please contact us @ hiring@thiess.com


How to apply

This role is an opportunity to take the next step in your career. With our culture of recognition, development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment, there is no better time to join Thiess.

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