Apprentice Electrician (Fixed Plant)

About the business

Carpentaria Gold Pty Ltd (A subsidiary of Resolute Mining Ltd) operates a gold mining operation near Ravenswood, 120km south of Townsville and 90km east of Charters Towers. The operation currently consists of the Mt Wright underground mine and the Nolans processing plant.  Carpentaria Gold is seeking applications for the position of: 

Apprentice Electrician (Fixed Plant)

About the role

As the successful applicant your primary duties will be to assist with and complete maintenance work orders on electrical equipment. This includes installation and commissioning of electrical plant, testing malfunctioning equipment, identifying defects, troubleshooting, repairing equipment and replacing defective parts.

Key Responsibilities

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Required to work on a mine site
  • Working various roster cycles as required
  • Installing and commissioning various electrical equipment and systems
  • Troubleshooting and rectification of problems with electrical equipment, including identifying the root cause of problems
  • Actively participating in ongoing training and assessment (in conjunction with the training provider)

Skills and experience

The following skills and experience will be highly regarded:

  • Demonstrated safety values
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Self-Motivated and well organised
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Maintain a high level of housekeeping

The following pre-requisites apply to this position:

  • Year 12 certificate
  • Excellent Maths and English skills
  • C Class manual license
  • Ability to pass a mine site medical (including drug and alcohol screening)
  • Ability to obtain a Police Clearance

The Apprentice Electrician will report directly to the Electrical Supervisor.

The position is offered under the Mining Industry Award 2010. The position will be offered on a Drive in / Drive out basis. Single person's quarters are provided in Ravenswood while on roster.

Conditions of employment will be discussed at interview. Written applications addressing the above criteria will only be accepted by applying on line via our company intranet


Ref: Apprentice Electrician

Applications close on Friday the 29th of November 2019 and will not be accepted through recruitment agencies.

12/11/2019 $0 Townsville & Northern QLD 1 Mining, Resources & Energy
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