Electrical Engineer - Reliability

Newcrest Mining

Location: Orange

Job Type: Full time


Operations near and far

Cadia Valley Operations is located in Central Western New South Wales, approximately 25 kms outside the vibrant regional township of Orange and a convenient three hours from the capital city of Sydney. Employees reside in varied accommodation options in and around the district of Orange with the surrounding area’s occupied by wineries, stone fruit orchards, farming and national parks.

Employees have access to the area’s wide range of amenities, including a prominent health sector with a modern well-equipped regional hospital, excellent educational facilities, shopping, large selection of sport and recreation options, transport and other services such as childcare.

Who we’re looking for

As a passionate and technically astute Electrical Engineer, you will support maintenance and reliability services to our electrical fixed plant and infrastructure assets at our Cadia Mine. Reporting to the Senior Reliability Engineer, this rewarding opportunity will play a key role in ensuring availability, utilisation and effectiveness of plant equipment on the surface and underground. It will also see you utilise your expertise towards managing the installation and commissioning of small capital works and plant modifications as required.

Additional key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Ensuring continuous improvement of electrical plant and infrastructure systems through analysis of performance data, downtime records, and incidents
  • Condition monitoring of critical electrical equipment
  • Investigate equipment failures through a structured RCA process and identify and implement solutions.
  • Ensuring adherence with Australian standards and relevant site specifications

To succeed in this role, you will be detail oriented, enjoy continuous improvement, and have the drive to deliver consistent results. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and the innate ability to communicate effectively upwards and to operational levels.

You will also possess the following:

  • Tertiary Qualification in Electrical Engineering
  • Proven experience as an Electrical Engineer within mining, power or heavy industry
  • Fixed-plant maintenance experience will be highly regarded.
  • Experience with high voltage reticulation systems and variable speed drives
  • Exposure and knowledge of the NSW WHS (M&PS) Legislation and Australian Standards

Our commitment to you

Our people bring our organisation to life. With us, you’ll find experience all around you. Our leaders are visible and approachable, leading and supporting the organisation through transformation. We bring out the best in each other, inspiring performance and a belief in making an impact.

Look around and you’ll discover opportunities to explore different pathways. Supported by development programs and guided by our leaders, you’ll learn and grow in your time with us.

At this stage, we are not accepting any external agency CVs for the opportunity.


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