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Position Description

Auto Electrician
Site Iron Knob Workshop
Location SA
Requisition Number 3561
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Auto Electrician

We are currently looking for an experienced Auto Electrician for our Iron Knob project in South Australia, with a minimum 2 years of current mining experience working on mobile earth moving equipment. You will be working on a 7 days on 7 days off roster.

The Auto Electrician reports directly to the Maintenance Superintendent and is responsible for electrical repairs, replacement of electrical components and tasks as directed.

 Key Responsibilities

  • Conducting workshop maintenance and maintaining high housekeeping standards in work areas;
  • Diagnosing electrical faults in mobile plant;
  • Adjusting engine control systems in equipment;
  • Installing electrical equipment, accessories and electronic components in equipment and vehicles;
  • Dismantling and removing electrical and electronic assemblies and components;
  • Diagnosing, testing and replacing electrical components including defective alternators, generators, voltage regulators and starter motors;
  • Use of test equipment to locate and repair electrical faults;
  • Repairing or replacing worn or defective electrical wiring, and electrical components and
  • Maintaining equipment to company and OEM specifications to ensure reliable operation.

  The Applicants should have

  • Previous experience in a similar role on a mining project;
  • Ability in prioritising safety and applying this within the workplace;
  • Possession of a relevant trade qualification;
  • Suitable skills in electronic fault finding, component change out, servicing and maintaining Surface Mining Equipment and Ancillary Mining Equipment;
  • Ability to understand and interpret OEM manuals and electronic schematics;
  • Ability to work in extreme conditions in accordance with BGC Contracting Fatigue management policies and
  • Current drivers licence HR class.

Successful candidates should display a commitment to safety and the environment, teamwork, self motivation and pride/ownership of plant and equipment.

This is a residential position from either Cowell or Whyalla South Australia, there is no FIFO or camp accommodation provided.

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