Electrical Leading Hand

Date:  08-Sep-2022

St Ives - Kambalda, WA, AU

Company:  Gold Fields Group Services (Pty) Ltd
Job Req ID:  62518

Reporting to the Coordinator: Electrical, you will be responsible for daily team management, planning and supervising high quality maintenance and installation of electrical infrastructure on a wide variety of equipment as used in the gold processing industry.


Safety is our 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 is offered as a residential position on an 5 days on, 2 days off, 4 days on, 3 days off roster working 10 hour days.

Benefits include:
Gold Fields has a vast array of benefits including:

  • Stability – St Ives has a 10-year mine life
  • 6 % Site Allowance & Quarterly Bonus Scheme & Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Salary continuance scheme and life insurance
  • Continual training and ability to expand your career
  • Salary Sacrifice options

Duties of the role:

  • Lead the day to day activities of the electrical team inclusive of contractors in a cost-effective manner, assuring of Safety and awareness performance targets, aligned within company targets
  • Provide reliable and accurate maintenance knowledge and expertise to minimise production down time;
  • Provide ongoing leaderships and mentoring for the Electrical team. Assist in training and development plans for your team.
  • Assist in fault analysis through RCA investigations and recommendations to improve operations.
  • Liaise with suppliers and contractors to source required materials, labour and knowledge to minimize down time. (Site software is AMT/SAP for maintenance management).
  • Demonstrate full compliance with the OHS and Environmental Management System standards by participating in TOPs, Take 5 initiatives, regular meetings, investigations, and training.

About You:

You will have:

  • 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.
  • Cert IV in Instrumentation and experience gold plant PLC/automation highly desirable.
  • Short Term Planning and shutdown experience would be desirable.
  • SAP & AMT knowledge would be highly regarded
  • Solid computer skills in Microsoft Office Programs
  • Valid Driver’s license

Interested parties should submit their Curriculum Vitae to: https://careers.goldfields.com/Australia

Gold Fields is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment. We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.