Electrical (Underground) Technician

Date:  2 Apr 2024

Agnew - Leinster, WA, AU, 6437

Company:  Gold Fields Group Services (Pty) Ltd
Job Req ID:  65278

Role Details:

Reporting to the Leading Hand at Agnew site, you will be responsible for providing quality and timely preventative electrical maintenance and repairs of the underground mining infrastructure in alignment with GFA and operation specific quality procedures and statutory regulations.


As an employee at Gold Fields, we expect all levels of employees to always act in a manner that seeks to align and enhance the values, safety culture and performance of Gold Fields.

This role is offered on 8 days on 6 days off, 7 nights on, 7 days off roster and is Fly in Fly out from Perth or Drive in Drive out from the Goldfields region.

Benefits include:


About the role:

  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping throughout the maintenance workshops and wherever maintenance work is carried out, to contribute towards a safe work environment, efficient operation of the facilities and to reduce the risk of incidents or injury and the existence of potential hazards.
  • Routine inspections, installation & fault finding of communication systems: Leaky Feeder, Digital Drift.
  • Fault-finding, diagnosis, repair and maintenance of the High voltage & Low voltage Underground infrastructure, Mobile equipment, and primary and secondary Pumping/Ventilation.
  • Commissioning and decommissioning of equipment.
  • Maintenance and repairs of RCT remote bogging/guidance systems.


About you:

You will have:

  • Australian Recognised Electrical Trade Qualification & WA Electrical License
  • Previous experience working on underground and surface infrastructure.
  • Valid WA Manual Driver’s Licence
  • High Voltage Switching certification (Desirable)
  • Working at Heights EWP, Crane, Dogging &/or Forklift ticket also (Desirable)
  • Current First Aid Certificate



Applications can be submitted via: https://careers.goldfields.com/Australia


Gold Fields is committed to achieving an inclusive workforce.  We recognise that the diverse talent of our people will ultimately determine our growth, performance and success. We strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.