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Longwall Electrician

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Emerald, Queensland
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 15/05/2018
  • Duration: 1 month
  • Time left:
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    (22/05/18)
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One Key Resources are proud to partner with Rio Tinto Kestrel Mine in providing skilled labour and professional services across the mines operation. Building on both organisations strengths and success Rio Tinto has chosen to strategically partner with One Key Resources to offer the Emerald & Capella community; local employment opportunities and continuity through long term work.

Kestrel Mine seeks to be more than just a major source of local employment and economic growth, rather to work in partnership with the local community to help provide positive and sustainable outcomes for the Emerald region. Overall our objective is to develop strong values based teams who live out the ideals of safety, teamwork, respect, integrity and excellence.

Due to increased operational demands, we are currently recruiting experienced Longwall Electricians for immediate start. This opportunity will see the successful candidate complete maintenance tasks on CAT Longwall Equipment while working a 5/4/5/5 Day Shift roster.. This role is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual seeking new challenges. To be successful in these positions you require a strong safety culture, high level of skill in Underground Coal Mining and be an active member of the Emerald and Capella community.

Role Responsibilities include:

  • Fault finding, diagnose & repairing and/ or replacing components as required
  • Accurately complete all required daily activity and safety reporting
  • Maintain plant and equipment, ensuring compliance with regulations and site requirements


In return, these positions offer

  • Immediate Start - Long Term Employment Opportunity
  • $75.00 Per Hour + Super on all hours worked
  • 12 hour shifts - Bus to and from site
  • Day Shift roster - 5/4/5/5
  • Residential role - Be home every night!
  • Laundry Service
  • Local onsite point of contact

The Successful candidates will have

  • Demonstrated experience as a Longwall Electrician completing maintenance tasks on
    • CAT Automated Longwall Equipment, Outbye Conveyor System, Diesel maintenance and Ampcontrol iMAC control systems.
  • Trade Qualifications
    • QLD Electrical Works Licence
    • EEHA Qualification within 5 years of completion
    • HV Switching
  • Verified Underground Coal competencies
  • Current QLD Underground Coal Board Medical
  • Current Underground Standard 11 Statement of Attainment
  • Current LV/CPR Certificate (within 1 year of completion)
  • Proof of Australian working entitlement (e.g. Birth Certificate, Passport or Citizenship Certificate)
  • Demonstrate a strong safety culture
  • Ability to work as a part of a cohesive team
  • Ability to pass a Pre-Employment Medical


If you fit the above requirements then look no further and apply online now! We look forward to speaking with you about the above opportunity.

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