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Supervisor - Undergound Service Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Mackay, Queensland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 21/10/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:

As the Underground Service Engineer Supervisor, you will be responsible for providing knowledge and expertise to Underground Mining Clients throughout the Bowen Basin, QLD. You will be a driving force in the business for the provision of support and expertise to customers. You will lead a high-performing team providing maintenance, testing, commissioning, troubleshooting and repairs of mobile and fixed gas monitoring systems, conveyor systems and communication equipment.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Site systems auditing, testing, commissioning and breakdown support
  • Provide commissioning and installation guidance with new and existing gas monitoring systems and conveyor systems
  • Implement system design and provide product support to all Underground Mines and at times, Open Cut Mines across the Bowen Basin
  • Conduct modifications, design improvements and testing of Longwall and development equipment prior to site installation
  • Work autonomously and in small teams across service and installation projects
  • Supervise, manage and coordinate the Underground field service team
  • Provide systems training on company products

This opportunity provides a blend of onsite and hands-on service work, as well as higher-level strategic and operational leadership responsibilities.

To be successful, you will have the following:

  • Electrical Trade Qualification
  • Current Qualified Electrical Supervisors Certificate
  • QLD Electrical License (preferred)
  • HV Switching License (preferred)
  • Open Manual Driver's License
  • Current AS3800 or EEHA Certification
  • Experience with commissioning Underground Electrical Control Systems
  • Experience with fixed environmental gas monitoring systems and diesel-guard mobile machinery methane systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of explosion protection and maintenance techniques
  • Strong commitment to Health, Safety & Environment
  • Experience with leading teams of various sizes or projects

On offer for the successful candidate:

  • Permanent Full Time Opportunity
  • Competitive Salary Package
  • Great Employee Benefits

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