Auto Electrician


NSW - Other, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 23/11/2018

Job Category:

Automotive / Automotive Trades

Job description:

Our people are central to our success.

With a global business, we offer diverse and rewarding careers. We are committed to Thiess being a company and a culture where great people can excel and where they are developed and supported to reach their highest potential.

Join our team of industry leaders – because with us, your skills, knowledge and experience will make a difference to the benefit of our clients, communities and project partners.

About us

With a history since 1934, Thiess is the world’s largest mining services provider. We offer the widest range of in-house surface and underground mining capabilities in leading commodities across Australia, Botswana, Canada, Chile, Indonesia and Mongolia. Every day, we optimise the mining lifecycle to create lasting value.

Thiess has been awarded a 5-year contract at Mt Arthur Coal expanding on our current operation.

About the role

As an Auto Electrician at Mt Arthur you will not only perform general day to day service work, you will support the instillation and maintenance of the machine guidance technology. This is a great opportunity to advance your knowledge & Skills in this area.

Key Role Requirements:

  • Perform general servicing, repair and maintenance on mobile mining equipment
  • Running data, power, radio and GPS antenna cables through bulkhead, panels and access both inside and outside production equipment compartments on heavy mining machinery
  • Provide high quality installations including mountings, wiring and testing of equipment
  • Perform basic configuration of 802.11b/g wireless networks
  • Investigate and resolve faults on Wi-Fi and network systems
  • Investigate and resolve faults, and carry out preventative maintenance routines on FMS and machine guidance systems fitted onto Excavators, Dozers, Trucks and Light Vehicles
  • Ensure all activities are completed in a safe manner.

What skills and experience do you need?

  • Trade qualified Auto Electrician with post trade experience in the mining industry.
  • Previous experience installing and supporting a complex IT systems in the field
  • Hands-on hardware and software system level troubleshooting is essential
  • Experience maintaining communications infrastructure (wireless networks, microwave)
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders

Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce

We recognise the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through our vision: everyone matters always.

Through this vision, we will build a community where respect, value and thoughtfulness toward each person will underpin their ability to bring their full self to work because here they will be empowered, safe and included.

How to apply

This role is an opportunity to make the next step in your career. With our culture of recognition, development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment there is no better time to join Thiess.

To apply for this role please follow the below link. Applications close on 7th December 2018