Supervisor - Electrical

OZ Minerals

Location: Glendambo

Job Type: Full time


We are an Australian-based modern mining company with a focus on copper. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX100), we own the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine, are currently constructing the ~A$1b Carrapateena copper-gold operation, have operating and exploration holdings in Brazil; as well as a significant pipeline of project opportunities with exploration earn-ins and projects under study.

By 2023 we will be a global, copper-core, Modern Mining Company, delivering superior value with multiple operating assets underpinned by a diverse exploration and project pipeline.

At OZ Minerals Prominent Hill, we value your ideas and encourage you to champion innovation and collaboration. We are a mid-tier mining company so you will not get lost in the crowd or tangled in bureaucracy. Rather, we unlock your value and offer opportunities that supercharge your career.

About The Role

Location: Role is based at Prominent Hill in PHOX expansion department

Roster: 8:6

Reporting to: Superintendent Electrical

Contract Type: Fixed Term Full Time

Pay & Benefits: We offer competitive Australian mining industry pay and benefits. We can talk about specifics later.

About Us:

OZ Minerals is a copper-focused international company based in South Australia. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX150) we have a growth strategy that is focused on creating value for all stakeholders. We own and operate the copper-gold-silver mine at Prominent Hill and are developing one of Australia’s largest copper-gold resources at Carrapateena. We are focused on creating a pipeline of opportunities.  Our commitment to safety, capital discipline, and our values underpin everything we do.

We are a modern mining company that adapts to our ever-changing environment, harnessing the innovative ideas of our people and collaborating to leverage the experience of those around us. As Australia's third-largest copper producer, with quality assets, a healthy cash balance, and no debt. We are ideally positioned for global growth

Role & Key Responsibilities:

Electrical Procedures, Safety and Installations

  • Providing effective leadership and supervision to an Electrical team installing the site electrical assets, reducing operational risk and exposure
  • Ensure that Isolations and clearances are issued in accordance with OZ Minerals procedures
  • Conduct regular audits and inspections to ensure OZ Minerals’ compliance with applicable electrical legislation and standards
  • Work and assist planning personnel to maximise the amount of scheduled installations and minimise the impact on current operations.
  • Ensure electrical contractors working on site are appropriately trained and compliant with site electrical safety and equipment policies, This will also involve ensuring all critical and statutory training is kept up to date.
  • Work closely with the Superintendent in managing aspects of the maintenance budget and costs.
  • Producing, reviewing and auditing standard maintenance procedures.
  • Assist in providing systems for improving process and equipment reliability.
  • Where necessary, assist other groups to comply with electrical standards and legislation by acting as a “technical resource”
  • Participate in expansion preparations and lessons learnt sessions
  • Assist in providing improvement for systems and processes to maximise equipment reliability for hand over to operations
  • Act as a subject matter technical expert to other groups to comply with electrical standards and legislation
  • Ability to work on a flexible roster as per requirements

Applicant Requirements

  • At least 5 years’ experience in electrical workgroup supervision
  • Proven experience assessing equipment failures
  • Industrial processing experience with a continuous operation
  • HV/LV supply and reticulation system experience and knowledge
  • Rockwell Control Logix
  • Previous experience in a Fly In Fly Out role
  • Work in remote areas
  • Scope design out projects for equipment improvements.
  • Ellipse or SAP
  • HV Switching operations

Application Close: 30th March 2023

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