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Electrical Mine Maintenance Technicians - 6 month fixed erm contract


Newcastle & Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 28/11/2017

Job Category:

Trades & Services / Electrician, Technician / Instrumentation

Job description:

About us

WesTrac is an equipment solutions company and one of the world's leading Caterpillar Dealerships. Operating in NSW, ACT and WA, we supply equipment solutions to thousands of customers across the mining, construction, transport, forestry, agriculture and power generation sectors. At WesTrac our primary focus is our people. We know that our success is the result of more than 3,000 talented people working together to achieve amazing outcomes. Now, as we look to the future and our goal of becoming the first choice in equipment solutions, we're more focused than ever on harnessing the best talent for our business.

About the opportunity

WesTrac is seeking an energetic and team orientated Electrical Mine Maintence Technicians to join our underground operations team on a 6 month fixed term contract. This role is responsible for providing technical support on Caterpillar underground longwall equipment in order to add value to our customers operations, achieving its maintenance and operational targets. As the successful applicant you will be required to perform repairs, maintenance and inspections on a range of customer equipment in a fast paced work environment. You will have a strong drive, motivation and direction to succeed and be able to work in a safety conscious environment. You will be required to travel to our customer sites in NSW.

What we’re looking for

As the successful candidate you will possess the following skills:

  • Electrical trade qualification with a minimum of 3 years post trade experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Caterpillar longwall equipment
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to analyse problems and provide appropriate solutions
  • Demonstrated Diagnostic skills and Fault finding/root cause analysis skills
  • Strong commitment to meeting customer requirements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Dedicated to maintaining and promoting safe work practices
  • Ability to work autonomously and within a team
  • Ability to travel, sometimes at short notice due to the nature of the role

You will have a proactive approach to your work with demonstrated experience working in high performing teams and have a methodical approach to problem solving.

The WesTrac culture is about energy, enthusiasm, contribution and being able to make a difference in what we do at work and beyond. You will be able to maximise value whilst continuing the investment we have in our most important asset, our people

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This is a challenging yet rewarding role with a competitive salary package on offer based on your experience. WesTrac provides company funded income protection, salary packing options, discounted corporate private health plan, onsite cafeteria and a Fitness Passport allowing access to over 200+ gyms and pools at discounted rates. If you believe you have skills and experience to make this role a success, please apply via the link.

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