Electrical Maintenance Supervisor - Sunrise Dam Gold Mine

AngloGold Ashanti Australia

Location: Australia

Job Type: Full time


Join AngloGold Ashanti and make Gold a part of your Story. A story of exploring, mining, and processing one of the world’s rarest and most sought-after metals. Gold revolutionises and shapes the way in which society functions - come and be a part of our team, a team committed to building a better future.

About us

At AngloGold Ashanti, we pride ourselves on having a collaborative workplace that is focused on providing a safe and inclusive environment for all. We want to create an environment where people feel comfortable to bring their whole, authentic self to work and feel safe, respected, and valued while doing so.

AngloGold Ashanti is one of the world's largest gold producers with operations and projects spanning across four continents. Our globally diverse, world-class portfolio is supported by focused exploration in the established and new gold producing regions of the world. We offer a working environment that allows every employee to contribute, learn and flourish.

In Australia we own and manage the Sunrise Dam Gold Mine, and the Tropicana Gold Mine (70% AGA owned 30% Regis Resources). These are two of Western Australia’s premier gold operations, with ongoing investment and exploration taking place across both open pit and underground operations at each site.

The Opportunity

At AGA we celebrate diversity – diversity of thought and experience is important to us. We look for people that have an abundance of willingness and are up to the challenge of making a difference. With this in mind, if you feel that you may not tick all of the boxes below but believe you have something unique to contribute to our team, we strongly encourage you to apply – let’s have the conversation.

We are now seeking an Electrical Maintenance Supervisor to join our Maintenance team at our Sunrise Dam Gold Mine. Accountable to the Electrical Maintenance Superintendent.

This role is based at the Sunrise Dam Gold Mine on an 8/6 FIFO roster, we operate direct flights to our sites from Perth and Kalgoorlie.


  • Assisting the Superintendent with supervising the electrical maintenance team and ensuring that they are trained and developed to their full potential;
  • Working with the maintenance team in a ‘hands on' capacity and carrying out electrical maintenance work when required;
  • Work closely with mechanical department personnel;
  • Liaising with maintenance personnel on safety, performance and technical issues;
  • Assisting in the management and execution of daily, weekly and monthly work plans and schedules;
  • Assist with shutdown planning, scheduling and execution.
  • Assisting with Allen Bradley PLC and CITECT programming;
  • Developing detailed maintenance plans for the delivery of work including assessing labour requirements;
  • Liaise closely with metallurgical and maintenance personnel on safety, plant performance and technical issues to optimise plant performance, increasing ease of operation and eliminating existing and potential hazards and problems.
  • Assisting in the development of electrical engineering standards and work practices;
  • Ensuring team compliance with all company, legislative and statutory regulations in regards to safety and the environment;
  • Monitor procedures and suggest procedural changes or improvements that would assist in identifying and developing work practices and methods that reduce the risk of injury decrease costs and improve productivity.
  • Liaising with stores personnel to ensure timely arrival of parts and equipment.
  • Carry out the duties of statutory electrical supervisor as per the requirements of WHS (2022) Regulations

About You

People are at the heart of everything we do. We want you to collaborate with us, share your ideas and feel confident to challenge the status quo. To be considered, we would like to see you have:

  • Hold a WA "A" Grade Electrical Workers License (Cert IV in Instrumentation is desirable but not essential);
  • Currently hold or able to hold the position of Electrical Nominee registered with the Electrical Licensing Board
  • Have a minimum of 2 years proven mining industry experience in maintenance and installations in gold processing;
  • Proven experience in a supervisory role but also demonstrate a ‘hands on' approach in gold mining processing;
  • Have experience with maintenance planning/scheduling within CMMS systems, preferably SAP;
  • Hold excellent communication and leadership skills with superior analytical, planning and prioritizing skills;
  • Be proficient with Microsoft computer software, including Outlook, Office and Project; and;
  • High Voltage Switching Operator’s competency
  • Existing permanent Australian working rights

Culture and Benefits

Our workplace demonstrates dignity and respect for each other, we offer challenging work, highly competitive remuneration that is regularly adjusted to market conditions and career development opportunities. At AGAA we consider learning as a shared responsibility and your personal development is important to us. Your new benefits will include:

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Opportunity to work for an endorsed WORK180 employer
  • Access to our industry-leading Wellness Program
  • Active committees driving Diversity & Inclusion
  • Top Tier Private Health Insurance for you and your family
  • Performance Bonus and Incentive Program
  • Salary sacrifice options

Our full list of benefits and why we are recognised as an Endorsed Employer for Women by WORK180 can be seen on the WORK180 website.

Recruitment Agency approaches and referrals will not be accepted for this role, all interested candidates must apply directly to be considered for any role advertised by AngloGold Ashanti Australia.

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