HV Electrician

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Job Type
Permanent Full Time
Austraila - Bowen, QLD, Australia - Blackwater, QLD, Australia - Dysart, QLD, Australia - Mackay, Australia - Moranbah, Australia - Moranbah, QLD, Australia - QLD Regional
Mining Maintenance, Trade - Heavy Voltage Electrician
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Build a deeper capability  

Thiess are offering permanent opportunities for a HV Electrician to join our Lake Vermont Mine based in Dysart. Immediate start! 

Since 2007, our team has delivered mining excellence at Lake Vermont with uncompromising safety and environmental standards. We’re looking forward to continuing our long-term relationship with Jellinbah Group during our 5-year contract effective January 2022.

Lake Vermont Mine is based 19kms north of Dysart in the Bowen Basin.


What’s in it for you?

  • Up to $5,000 per year in retention attendance bonuses (conditions apply)
  • Up to $4,000 per 6 months in Individual Target/Production Coal KPIs (conditions apply)
  • Referral bonus program – earn $5k for a successful referral
  • BIBO from Mackay, Yeppoon and Rockhampton
  • Salary Sacrifice options available + novated lease options
  • Even time, lifestyle rosters
  • Full camp facilities provided
  • Living out of camp allowance, if applicable
  • Thiess’ commitment to training & developing
  • 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
  • Tool allowance


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 position you will:

  • Perform the servicing, repair and maintenance of large-scale mobile mining equipment as directed in accordance with Thiess maintenance systems documentation
  • Work safely and comply with the Site Safety Health and Management System.
  • Completing General Maintenance, Breakdowns, Services and Component Change outs and Periodical Statutory Electrical Testing/ Inspections to a high regard
  • Source technical information from the relevant available reference manuals, technical bulletins, OEM, and computer-based systems
  • Ensure good housekeeping standards are maintained at all times
  • Conduct required inspections to maximize equipment utilization

Buses to the camp accommodation are provided from Mackay, Yeppoon and Rockhampton.


About you

To be considered for these opportunities you are required to have:

  • Queensland Electrical Fitter Mechanic Trade Licence
  • Sound knowledge of AS/NZS 3000 & 3007 & experience with high voltage equipment maintenance
  • Post-trade experience working in the Mining industry with diesel electric haul trucks (Liebherr’s & Komatsu’s), preferred but not essential for the right applicant
  • Experience conducting statutory testing on electrical infrastructure. 
  • Statement of Attainment for HV Switching


About us 

We partner with our clients to deliver excellence in open cut and underground mining in Australia, Asia, Africa and the Americas. For more than 80 years, we’ve operated in diverse commodities, geologies, environments and cultures. Our team uses that insight to optimise solutions for each project and create lasting value for our clients and the communities we live and work in.  

We’re committed to safe, healthy and respectful workplaces. A place where everyone matters. We welcome and celebrate the differences and similarities among people including gender, identity, ethnicity, race, heritage, sexual orientation, disability, age, culture, religion, language, appearance, parental status and education. 

Should you require assistance applying for this opportunity because of disability or special needs, please contact us @ hiring@thiess.com.


Register your interest today 

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.

To apply for this role, please click the ‘Apply’ button or the link below.

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