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Electrical Service Supervisor (Undergound)

  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Location: Mackay, Queensland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 11/12/2019
  • Duration: full time
  • Time left:
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    (22/01/20)
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About the role:

We are seeking a driven Electrical Service Supervisor for Underground Mining operations. Based in Mackay, you will lead a high-performing team with a strong focus on safety and quality of work where you will lead the Underground Field Service team.

Whilst Mackay based, you will travel frequently throughout the Bowen Basin to provide expertise and support to underground mining customers. Full training and support is provided on company electrical products.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Site systems auditing, testing, commissioning and breakdown support
  • Supervision and co-ordination of the Underground Field Service Team
  • System design input and product support to Underground mine sites mines, along with some Open Cut mine sites throughout the Bowen Basin;
  • Conduct modifications, design improvements and testing of longwall and development equipment in company workshop prior to site installation
  • Provide commissioning and installation guidance with new and existing gas monitoring and conveyor systems
  • Training and familiarisation of company systems to be provide expert advice to clients
  • Work autonomously and in small teams across service and installation projects

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Electrical Trade Qualification or Electrical Engineering Degree
  • Queensland Electrical License (or be eligible to obtain)
  • Qualified Supervisors Certificate (Electrical)
  • AS3800 or EEHA Certification
  • HV Switching License (desirable)
  • Strong knowledge of AS3800, AS4871, AS2290 (desirable)
  • Previous experience with maintenance/commissioning of Underground Electrical Control Systems across longwall, development and outbye areas within Australian coal mines
  • Experience with fixed environmental gas monitoring systems, dieselguard mobile machinery and methane systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of explosion protection and maintenance techniques
  • Willingness to be hands on in an electrical manufacturing and service environment
  • A desire to learn and share knowledge with customers and site contacts
  • Strong commitment to health and safety
  • Strong leadership and team coordination experience

On offer for the successful candidate:

  • Full Time Permanent Opportunity
  • Competitive Salary Package + Super
  • Fully maintained work vehicle
  • Subsidies towards educational assistance programs that support your continued development
  • Discounted health insurance, purchased leave program and fitness subsidies
  • Employee assistance program (EAP) for you and your family

About Fircroft:
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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