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Underground Trades

Job description

Underground Electrician

  • Casual, ongoing positions

  • Performance based bonuses

  • Rates starting at $50.70 flat (9 or 12 hr shifts)

Work and live in the Illawarra Region with a reputable and leading Mining Company Russell Vale Colliery that has recently been approved for extension.

About the Role

We are seeking suitably experienced Underground Electrician to join our team. You will be an integral crew member with strong leader skills who can drive performance through production processes and instil a safety-oriented culture.

Rosters worked are weekday (Day, Afternoon and Night Shift) and weekend (Day and Night Shift), preferences will be considered however not guaranteed.

What you will be doing:

  • Comply with the requirements of the Site Safety Management System, including completing Take 2s and Job Task Analysis as required etc.

  • Maintain required qualifications and/or skills as identified by the Deputy or as per the Training Needs Analysis, ensuring all qualifications are kept up to date.

  • Record all necessary information such as malfunction breakdown, incidents, inspections etc. in the appropriate location.

  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of all events and hazards and participate in workplace investigations or observations as required.

  • Work with physical assets, plant and equipment as defined by the Operation's standards and operating procedures.

What you will need:

  • Current Order43 medical or willingness to obtain

  • Current CABA and NSW Mines rescue Generic Induction certification or willingness to obtain

  • Must be willing to undergo and pass a drug and alcohol test and functionality assessment

  • Minimum 1 year experience working underground an Electrician.

  • Trades certificate-Electrician

  • An extensive understanding of the work practices in the Underground Coal Mining Industry

  • Documented Underground Coal Mining competencies / appointments from previous mines

  • Valid Driver's Licence

  • Ability to work with other team members


  • Work and live in the Illawarra region

  • Work with a reputable and leading mining company

  • Employee benefits program

  • Performance based bonuses

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities. We have recently been awarded a long-term contract to provide supplementary labour for a reputable mining company, in the Illawarra region

Apply Now

Click on the Apply button or for more information please contact:

NSW Mining Recruitment

Contact: Jessica Cristiano
Contact number: (08) 9201 6260

Job Order Reference: 7220J20213080

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous peoples

Job title: Underground Trades
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional NSW - Wollongong, Illawarra and South Coast, Regional New South Wales
Industry: Electrician Trades and Services
Job expiry: 2021-10-14
Reference: 7220J20213080