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HV Electrician

Apply now Job no: 503391
Work type: Full Time Fortescue Employee
Location: Pilbara, Christmas Creek

Fortescue is now consistently producing more than 170 million tonnes of iron ore per year and has an exciting future ahead, establishing itself for future growth in a global market through innovation, product diversification and asset development.

HV Electrician – Mobile Maintenance

Site - Christmas Creek

Roster – 2/1

FIFO ex Perth

Christmas Creek Iron Ore operation is currently seeking experienced High Voltage Electricians within our Mobile Maintenance team. Reporting to the Haul Truck Supervisor, the successful candidate’s primary responsibility will be testing, repair and maintenance of Komatsu and Terex electric drive haul trucks.

Key accountabilities will include:

  • The carrying out of maintenance and servicing required on High Voltage electric drive haul trucks under the direction of the Haul Truck Supervisor and to the appropriate Australian and FMG standards and procedures
  • Diagnostics & Fault Finding
  • Workshop and Pit duties as required
  • Reporting and time sheets
  • Work in conjunction with all Mobile Maintenance teams to achieve 100% schedule compliance.
  • Ensure all OHS&E procedures and policies are followed
  • Conduct all activities with a high level of safety and within the FMG procedures and requirements
  • To provide any continuous improvement suggestions and to operate in a cost effective manner at all times 

Qualifications and skills required:

  • West Australian electrical licence
  • HV Switching Certificate
  • Relevant Trade Certificate –Electrician (A Grade)
  • Current driver’s licence
  • A demonstrated commitment to safety with the ability to work unsupervised
  • Field Service/Mine site breakdown/diagnostics on mobile mining equipment
  • Previous experience on a mine site (highly desirable)
  • Extensive electrical heavy mobile equipment experience, specifically Komatsu 930E and Terex 4400 haul trucks
  • High regard for safety essential
  • Heavy Rigid Driver’s License (desirable)

Our values drive our culture and performance through a strong focus on safety, family and determination. We celebrate and respect people’s differences and commit to providing an inclusive work environment. This is an exciting time to join Fortescue. We encourage Aboriginal Australians and female candidates to apply.

Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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