Electrical Leading Hand

Date:  14 Nov 2023

Agnew - Leinster, WA, AU

Company:  Gold Fields Group Services (Pty) Ltd
Job Req ID:  65001

The team at Agnew Gold Mine have an opportunity for a Leading Hand Electrical to join their team.


Role Details:

Reporting to the Coordinator: Electrical, you will be responsible for planning and supervising high quality maintenance and installation of electrical infrastructure on a wide variety of heavy equipment as used in the mining operations.


As an employee at Gold Fields, we expect all levels of employees to act in a manner that seeks to align and enhance the values, safety culture and performance of Gold Fields with the purpose of creating enduring value beyond mining.


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


Benefits include:

  • 6% Site Allowance & Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Increased annual leave entitlements
  • Employee referral program - $10,000 per successful referral!
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long service leave pro rata after 5 years of continuous service
  • Paid family and domestic violence leave
  • Educational assistance


About the role:

  • Lead the day to day activities of the electrical team inclusive of contractors on a cost-effective manner, assuring awareness of performance targets, access to the necessary tools to achieve these and that their activities are aligned within company targets
  • Support the maintenance and installation of surface and underground fixed infrastructure and communication systems: leaky feeder, digital drift, high voltage & low voltage underground infrastructure, mobile equipment, and primary and secondary pumping/ventilation.
  • Maintenance and repairs of RCT remote bogging/guidance systems.
  • Ensure minimal disruption to production through ready access to critical parts, equipment, and service providers
  • Provide ongoing in field, hands on leadership and mentoring for the Electrical team
  • Develop and maintain training and development plans for the team
  • Ensure compliance of work management system
  • Demonstrate full compliance with the OHS and Environmental Management System standards by assisting with the implementation and participating in initiatives, regular meetings, investigations, and training.

About You:

  • Demonstrated leadership, performance development experience within a mining environment
  • WA A-Grade Electrical License plus HV switching ticket and experience in this field is essential.
  • Electrical Nominees license is desirable and understanding of statutory requirements
  • Experience working with comms and new technology systems
  • Short Term Planning Experience would be desirable.
  • SAP & AMT knowledge would be highly regarded
  • Valid Driver’s license

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.