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  • Job reference: RMS0198371

Statutory Electrical Engineer

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: New South Wales
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 05/09/2018
  • Duration: perm
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (03/10/18)
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The Role:
Integral to the operations of a Coal Preparation Plant, we are recruiting for a Statutory Electrical Engineer. The primary purpose is to ensure that the Electrical Engineering function for the Operation is in line with relevant Health & Safety Management system and statutory legislation.

The ideal candidate will have a valid statutory license and relevant experience within a Coal Mine.

This is a permanent opportunity working client side to be based in Illawara/Wollongong region. The company is a leading mining operator with a track record for providing incentives, career growth and opportunities to exceed expectations.


Relocation assistance will be on offer to the right candidate in addition to performance incentives.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Develop, supervise, monitor and review electrical engineering standards and procedures to ensure compliance to relevant statutory legislation
  • Provide advice with installation, commissioning, maintenance and repair of electrical plant and installations at the operation
  • Establish and maintain electrical installations, reticulation and protection systems
  • Demonstrate safety leadership managing risk and promoting continuous improvements in the area of electrical safety
  • Maintain relevant electrical safety requirements, records, legislation and policies and communicate these to employees

The Company:
Our client, a global mining operator, has an emphasis on strong cultural values with an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development with a reputation for embracing diversity and developing people's long term potential and careers.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) Australian University or Diploma of Electrical Engineering - Coal Mining
  • Experience working in a coal mine/CPP
  • Installation, commissioning, maintenance and repair of electrical plants
  • Certificate of competence to be Electrical Engineering Manager - Surface
  • A good work ethic, with motivation to work in challenging situations
  • A drive to exceed expectations and to constantly push for results
  • Practising certificate to be an Electrical Engineering Manager
  • Current First Aid Certificate

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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