Eleanor Russell

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Underground Electrician


Infrastructure & Mining


AU$65 - AU$75 per hour + super





Looking for an experienced UG Sparky! Earn up to $75ph on a 2:2 lifestyle roster in N.QLD. Opportunity to further your knowledge of Sandviks AutoMine.

  • Diverse workload to be enjoyed, working on anything with a wire!
  • Work with a reputable mining contractor at the forefront of the industry
  • AutoMine exposure and potential OEM training

The opportunity and why apply

The UG hard rock mining sector is booming and the outlook for gold and other metalliferous commodities has a bright future ahead!

  • Secure a role with a business that will invest in your training and development
  • Excellent earning potential up to $75ph + super + holidays + sick leave
  • Get paid travel time on day shifts
  • Excellent opportunity to get hands on experience with Sandvik's AutoMine
  • Work on a range of modern Sandvik equipment
  • Enjoy a 2:2 lifestyle roster (days and nights)
  • Acquire a role with variety in both underground and surface work

The company

With a global footprint of large mining contracts, this well-known and reputable mining contractor supports a wide range of mining principals to meet their goals. The business offers;-

  • Wide range of training and development opportunities
  • A range of large mining contracts across QLD and Australia.
  • Long term job career development.
  • Excellent safety records

The duties and team

Reporting into the electrical supervisor on site you will enjoy working in an autonomous role where you will be responsible for; -

  • Maintenance and installs on fans, pumps, vents
  • Sandvik AutoMine - maintenance and installs
  • Jumbo box installs
  • Drill rig servicing (Sandvik)
  • 1000v and 11kv reticulation
  • Leaky feeder comms maintenance
  • General site electrical including lighting and power

The site and FIFO

This UG hard rock mine is located in N.QLD, in the Mt Isa region. It offers;-

  • Attractive, modern camp set up with good facilities (gym, wet mess etc)
  • The camp is close to the mine, so limited travel in and out
  • A high standard of food and quality canteen
  • 2:2 roster where you'll fly in and out on company time for day shifts
  • FIFO from Brisbane, Townsville or Cairns

Your skills and experience

You will have 2-3+ years recent experience working as an underground shift electrician, as well as;-

  • Electrical trade qualifications
  • Have a good understanding of underground systems
  • Solid experience working with underground drill rig servicing and breakdowns (Sandvik)
  • Experience with Sandvik AutoMine (desired, not required)
  • Able to work autonomously in a crew of 1
  • Excellent safety standards
  • Looking for long term permanent work on a FIFO roster

What's next?

For more information and a confidential chat, contact Eleanor Russell on 0428 959 789 now. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to further your career in the underground mining space.

To apply for the role click “APPLY”. Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.