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Mine Winder Engineer (Electrical Hoists)

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Brisbane, Queensland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 09/06/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Company: A global company who is one of the world's leading engineering companies, who assist their customer's use of electrical power and aims to increase industrial productivity in a sustainable and efficient manner.

The Role: As an Electrical Engineer, you will be responsible for applying your technical knowledge to provide and maintain quality design, service and commissioning of Electrical Mine Hoist/ Winder Systems.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Design appropriate procedures, equipment and standards to satisfy the intent of the Service commitments
  • Interpret design specifications, applications and clarify/ manage changes to scope accordingly
  • Develop and recommend products, process or system optimisation changes in order to improve system performance or to better satisfy service requirement outcomes
  • Review and analyse any issues to identify best technical solutions to meet customer requirements
  • Provide guidance and assist in interfacing between packages and client
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate activities and information with clients, suppliers and peers
  • Oversee Service Engineers and major suppliers and lead delivery of system services
  • Implement and generate detailed quality test plans to provide zero defects system solutions
  • Oversee the service team with system diagnoses, equipment or material failures
  • Generate, implement and oversee execution of Service Plans for customers
  • Oversee sub-contractors and interfacing with client in the delivery of service activities
  • Ensure documentation is compliant and deliverables are accurately provided to appropriate quality and delivered on time
  • Ensure verification of service documentation and compliance with company directives
  • Provide technical support and service activities for new installations
  • Actively work towards improving company processes and efficiency's

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

  • Degree Qualified in Electrical Engineering
  • Chartered Member of Engineers Australia (CPEng) - Highly beneficial
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Winder Controls/ Mine Hoists - Hoist Drive Systems, Hoist Brake Systems, Hoist Control and Communication Systems
  • Industry experience in Mining Operations, Mineral Processing Applications and Mine Hoist Applications
  • Proven experience in electrical design, delivery of projects and the implementation of protection systems
  • Proficient Control System and Drive System experience
  • Experience with DCS and PLC systems
  • Proactive and highly organised with the ability to meet deadlines and changing priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with high attention to detail
  • Strong commitment to health and safety with control hazard knowledge

This position is available on a permanent basis based in Brisbane with infrequent travel required for site commissioning for each project. This is a rewarding and diverse role that would suit someone who enjoys technical challenges, thinks outside the box and is committed to continuous improvement.

On offer is an attractive salary package, car allowance and employee benefits working with a highly reputable company in their field.

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Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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