Auto Electrician

Date:  Jun 5, 2024

Boddington, AU

Workplace Type: Onsite 

At Newmont, our purpose is to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining. The world's leading gold company, we pride ourselves on our dedication to safety, environmental management, inclusion and diversity, and adding value and opportunity to our host communities.

Boddington offers a unique opportunity to live in the South West, only 130 kms from the Perth CBD and approximately 100kms from the coast so there will be plenty of time to enjoy the lifestyle this area has to offer. One of the largest gold producers in Australia, you will join a diverse team and have the opportunity to advance your career with an innovative company dedicated to safety, environmental management, inclusion and diversity.

With good rosters and a unique opportunity to live locally and go home each day, we also provide DIDO with accommodation in our Village




**Calling all Auto Electricians**


  • Are you looking for a new role where you don’t have to wait in airports for hours?
  • Would you like a work life balance and work a 7:7 roster (7 day on, 7 days off, 7 nights on, 7 nights off), with every second week off?
  • Would you like to experience working in a unique mining location, where the mine borders a national forest and close to the picturesque town of Boddington?


We are currently recruiting for Auto Electricians who will be responsible for the maintenance and servicing of electrical systems and components on the Shovels and Excavator fleet. The Auto Electrician is required to ensure maintenance activities are completed in a safe, efficient and effective manner. The Auto Electrician is responsible for maximising the amount of scheduled maintenance and minimising the impact of unscheduled works through quality and effective workmanship.


In this role, you will:

  • Ensure all maintenance works are completed in a safe manner and in compliance with established safe work procedures and systems. (i.e. Field Level Risk Assessments, Job Hazard Analysis, Permits)
  • Identify resources required to complete maintenance works
  • Diagnose and rectify unscheduled maintenance faults to minimise impact on the operation
  • Repair/refurbish failed components as required
  • Conduct defect elimination inspections and rectify faults identified
  • Assist with the supervision of contract personnel, ensuring work is carried out safely, efficiently and effectively
  • Liaise with warehouse and tool store personnel to obtain necessary parts and tooling
  • Submit requisition orders for required parts and components, including the completion of documentation to return for credit
  • Complete daily work orders with supporting comments, drawings or photographs as required.
  • Assist Mechanical personnel with mechanical duties as and when require


Who You Are:


  • You will be committed to maximising the amount of scheduled maintenance and minimising the impact of unscheduled works, while striving to continually improve the way we do things.
  • You will have a trade qualification as an Auto Electrician, experience maintaining HME, a current C class manual driver’s licence and computer skills.
  • C-Class drivers licence
  •  Experience in the maintenance of CAT 6090FS, 6040 & 6060 Excavators, 6060FS (Electric drive) and Hitachi EX3600’s
  • Component repair and refurbishment
  • CAT SIS and VIMS experience
  • Basic computer skills
  • At least 10 years’ experience in an open pit and workshop environment




What you will gain:


Our employees enjoy a generous salary package including private health insurance, an annual performance-based incentive, generous parental leave and other benefits. Not only will you work in a multifaceted and collaborative environment, but you will also benefit from the opportunities only a global company can offer. 


Applications will close 20th July 2024

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that allows every person to thrive, participate, grow, and proudly play an active role in achieving our strategy.

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, placing and promoting the best individual for each position without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age, sexual orientation, etc.

We invite women and applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply, particularly persons of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent. Newmont acknowledges Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respects their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.


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