Maintenance Technician - High Voltage / Electrical Instrumentation

Date:  Mar 28, 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 is one of the largest gold producers in Australia and offers you the choice of either living and working in the Southwest region of Western Australia, or DIDO and staying in our village accommodation for your roster. 


When you join Newmont Australia, you are joining an organisation that boasts a culture we are truly proud of.


You’ll also appreciate a range of employee benefits including:

  • Gold Level Health Insurance for you and your immediate family.
  • Remuneration inclusive of an annual performance-based incentive.
  • Salary Continuance (Income Protection).
  • Generous Parental Leave for both primary and secondary carers.
  • Recognition program with online rewards program with discounts for shopping, travel, and household goods.
  • Employee Assistance Program for you and your family.


The Role:

As part of the Electrical Process Maintenance team, you will monitor and maintain the process plant and mining high voltage infrastructure, ensuring we continue to safely meet and exceed our throughput targets.


Working an 8 days on, 6 days off roster, you will carry out servicing and electrical maintenance for electrical equipment within the team's area of responsibility. You will ensure maintenance activities are completed safely, efficiently and effectively and be responsible for improving the use of scheduled maintenance time and minimising the impact of unscheduled works.


Key Tasks:

  • Ensuring all maintenance works and servicing of high voltage infrastructure are completed in a safe manner and in compliance with established safe work procedures, systems and Australian standards
  • Identifying resources required to complete maintenance works that was identifies through the servicing regime
  • Ensuring the maintenance and service plans in their areas are efficiently carried out
  • Responding to unscheduled maintenance work so that impact on the operation is minimised
  • Contribute to site safety management/programmes/improvements
  • Contribute to the safe and productive improvements of processes and practices within your work area


About You:

  • Experience in the operation and maintenance of high voltage infrastructure equipment inclusive of high voltage trailing cables, High Voltage circuit breakers, High and Low voltage switchboards, transformers, powerlines and cable terminations will be viewed favourably 
  • High Voltage experience
  • Understanding of AS3000, Mines Regulations and Acts as well as other relevant standards, acts and regulations
  • Be self-motivated with a proactive approach and ability to problem solve


Qualifications & Licences:

  • Electrical Trade Qualification
  • Current W.A. Electrical Workers Licence
  • High Voltage Switching certificate
  • Certificate of competency for EWP, Forklift (High Risk Licence)
  • Have a current manual C class drivers licence


Applications Close: Wednesday 17 April 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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