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High Voltage Electricians - Curragh

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - QLD Bowen Basin, Aus - QLD Regional
Trade - High Voltage Electrician
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Our people are central to our success.

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 of industry leaders – because with us, your skills, knowledge and experience will make a difference to the benefit of our clients, communities and project partners.

About us

With a history since 1934, Thiess is the world’s largest mining services provider. We offer the widest range of in-house surface and underground mining capabilities in leading commodities across Australia, Botswana, Canada, Chile, Indonesia and Mongolia. Every day, we optimise the mining lifecycle to create lasting value.

Thiess' Curragh Coal Project is located 10 km north of Blackwater in the Bowen Basin.

About the role

As our next High Voltage Electrician reporting to the Electrical Supervisor, you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.

In this role you will:

  • Perform high voltage electrical repairs and maintenance of various mobile mining equipment in accordance with Thiess maintenance and safety procedures including: Liebherr T282c Haul Trucks, Bucyrus/Caterpillar 495hr Rope Shovel, LeTourneau L1850 Loaders, LeTourneau L950 Loader, Komatsu 830E Float
  • Attend to field breakdown situations, fault find and repair utilizing schematics, manuals and personal knowledge and experience
  • Carry out planned maintenance and servicing of equipment systems
  • Source and utilize technical information, technical bulletins, OEM procedures and data from various sources
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping at all times
  • Conduct regular inspections of fleet to maximise equipment availability

Role Conditions:

  • 7/7 rotating shift roster
  • 12-hour day & night shifts
  • Permanent position
  • Camp facilities provided

About you

  • HV electrical trade qualification
  • Experience with both electric AC and DC drive mining equipment essential
  • 3+ years post-trade experience working in the mining and heavy earth moving industry
  • Be able to work autonomously and unsupervised to consistent high standards
  • Willing to work safely and in accordance with site's Safety Health and Management system

Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce

We recognise the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through our vision: everyone matters always.

Through this vision, we will build a community where respect, value and thoughtfulness toward each person will underpin their ability to bring their full self to work because here they will be empowered, safe and included.

How to apply

This role is an opportunity to make 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.

To apply for this role please follow the below link. Applications close at 5pm Monday 22nd April 2019.

How to apply

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