Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

Date:  08-Sep-2022

St Ives - Kambalda, WA, AU

Company:  Gold Fields Group Services (Pty) Ltd
Job Req ID:  62502

T        Gold Fields at St Ives are looking for an Electrical & Instrumentation Technician to join our team.

Reporting to Supervisor: Electrical, within the Lefroy processing plant you shall provide quality and timely preventative electrical and instrumentation maintenance and repairs of the processing facilities and other areas of the operation as required and ensure all work carried out is aligned with Gold Fields and operation specific quality procedures and statutory regulations.


Safety is a core value at Gold Fields and we expect all levels of employees to always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of our company.


This role offered is a residential (Kalgoorlie or Kambalda), 9 days on 5 days off roster. Being on call during the roster is a requirement of this role.


Benefits include:

Gold Fields has a vast array of benefits including:

  • 6% Site Allowance, Quarterly Bonus Scheme and Annual Salary review
  • Salary Sacrifice options; Educational assistance
  • Private Health Insurance Allowance; Employee Assistance Program
  • Stability, long mine life and the privilege of working on the groups crown jewel operation.

Duties of the role:

  • Preventative maintenance through scheduled inspections, servicing, adjustments, troubleshooting, and timely repair of plant equipment;
  • Provide reliable and accurate maintenance knowledge and expertise to minimise down time;
  • Working knowledge of all task instructions and procedures to adhere to when carrying out maintenance tasks;
  • Maintain a high level of housekeeping through workshops and wherever work is carried out;
  • Recording all relevant information into Gold Fields CMMS - SAP/AMT as required.
  • Be comfortable working in small team environment  


Key Role Attributes:

We are looking for;

  • An unrestricted WA Electrical License
  • A Certificate III or IV in Instrumentation
  • Proven experience in electrical & instrumentation maintenance of a mineral processing plant, preferably gold
  • Basic Computer skills in Microsoft Office Programs
  • A current High Voltage qualification is desirable along with working at heights, EWP and confined space qualifications
  • A current LV Rescue and CPR certification are also very desirable
  • Extensive knowledge of process technologies and equipment including working with SCADA/HMI systems
  • A valid current Driver’s License


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


We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.