Matt Grainger

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Auto Electrician


Infrastructure & Mining


Up to AU$77 per hour




Full Time

Move your career forward with a reputable mid-sized mining operation close to Dubbo & Parkes. Permanent role from day 1. 7:7 roster - DAY SHIFT ONLY.

  • Long term permanent role with a reputable mining principal close to Dubbo
  • Residential role, enjoy sleep in your own bed each evening
  • 7:7 roster - DAY SHIFT ONLY

The company & site

With over 50 years' experience across the Australian mining sector this mid-tier principal miner is going from strengths to strength with expansion plans at the primary asset underway.

  • Major mining asset located close to Dubbo & Parkes
  • Site employs around 270 people on a permanent basis
  • Mine life till 2032 currently (with likely extensions)
  • Open pit expansions approved

The roster and location

This is a residential role with most of the workforce living in Dubbo or Parkes. For the right candidate, there are relocation costs covered.

  • 7 days on 7 days off roster - 6.45am/6.45pm
  • Wednesday to Tuesday

The role

Reporting into the maintenance supervisor within your team, this role offers diversity and development on a wide array of skills. You'll be part of a tight knit team and be involved with:

  • Field - breakdowns, fault finding, diagnostics and servicing of UG hard rock drills
  • Workshop - servicing, preventative and scheduled maintenance, fault finding and diagnostics and major component change outs
  • Development Machinery - cablebolt and long hole drills, trucks, boggers, charge up equipment, IT's and LV's
  • Production machinery - Loaders, production drills, and LV fleet

Your skills and experience

You will be a highly skilled, trade qualified individual and come from an underground hard rock mining background. You'll also be looking for a role where you can continue to develop your skills working on the machinery listed above.

  • Trade qualified (auto electrical)
  • Recent underground hardrock mining experience
  • Ability to work in both workshop and field environments, work well under pressure, in a team and autonomously.
  • Excellent attitude towards work and desire to continue working within an UG hardrock mine.
  • Driver's license.

The opportunity and why apply

This is a unique opportunity to join a growing and reputable mid-tier mining principal where you can return home each evening and sleep in your own bed (Dubbo/ Parkes region residents). Along with this you will enjoy;-

  • Permanent role from day 1. Sick days, 5 weeks annual leave and annual bonuses.
  • Work in a close-knit crew of just 5 trades where you won't feel like a number
  • Lots of opportunity for training and development and move up the ladder (within time)
  • Enjoy living in Dubbo/ Parkes (or surrounding area) and enjoy a regional lifestyle connected to the great outdoors
  • Permanent role from day 1. Full job security, sick days and 5 weeks annual leave along with performance based annual bonus's.
  • 7:7 lifestyle roster
  • DAY SHIFT only.
  • $11.70 per shift allowance to help with travel costs.

Applications are being reviewed to be taken through to interview as soon as possible. Apply now or call Matt Grainger for more information on 0448 551 252

In the past 5 years we have been extremely humbled to have placed over 14,000 people into meaningful employment. This equates to 21 lives enhanced every day!

Matt Grainger | | 02 8116 2200

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