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Electrical Engineer

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions

Location: Perth

Job Type: Full time



Australia, WA, Perth, Australia

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions

Electrical Engineer – Perth, WA ( Kewdale Rd)

Our Company and Culture

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a global leading supplier of equipment and tools, parts, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries. The Sandvik Group has approximately 44,000 employees in more than 150 countries.

We conduct business in a sustainable and responsible manner. To achieve this, we always act in line with our high ethical standards, putting safety first and always showing consideration for the environment and the communities in which we operate. The safety and well-being of our employees and the environment are our core values. Finally, we care about others and build relationships based on honesty, respect and trust.

At Sandvik, we recognise that 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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The role

We are looking for an experience Electrical Engineer that will be responsible for Electrical support on Sandvik drills and the introduction of BEV. Additional responsibilities for the role include engineering tasks for New Product Development, current Product Engineer & System engineering and all other specified tasks, including design and documentation for products, systems and components in accordance with industry related guidelines and standards. You will develop sales area electrical testing standards and documentation to meet legislative requirements and customer expectation, while ensuring we are in line with changes to Australian Electrical requirements and mine regulations.

Areas of responsibility

  • Responsibility for design and documentation of local modifications – document control
  • Responsibility for Sandvik Electrical licencing requirements
  • Interface between sales area (customer) Electrical requirements and the factory engineering
  • Provide support for factory trials and new machine introductions
  • Investigation, analysis and reporting for electrical failures
  • Electrical infrastructure review support / advice for customers – e.g. infrastructure upgrade requirements for larger motors or BEV
  • Provide input and support in producing maintenance manuals
  • Work with customers electrical departments on support requirements
  • Work with mines departments electrical inspectors
  • Develop change management plans for the Electrical side of BEV drills
  • Low voltage Electrical support & Wi-Fi / Data transfer support
  • Responsible for performing technical calculations and/or simulations relative to engineering tasks
  • Develop competence and knowledge of intelligent automation in local Product support team
  • Support for LOHA BEV implementation

Your profile

  • 5+ years’ experience working as an electrical engineer/ Tertiary qualification – Bachelor of Engineering – Electrical or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated experience working with underground mining equipment or experience in mining/heavy industry
  • Demonstrated experience using Flameproof Protection and Intrinsically Safe Circuit Systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A high level of interpersonal skills, particularly in relation to dealing with customers.
  • Demonstrated Excel, Word and Powerpoint skills, Autocad and NX6
  • Ability to perform under pressure, respond quickly to requests and achieve effective results within given times.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in response to organisational and operational change
  • Ability to work as part of an integrated, broad team.
  • Ability to work independently

Agencies need not apply.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

What we offer

  • A rewarding career with diverse opportunities
  • Flexibility to work from home
  • An Employee Benefits Program including salary sacrifice options
  • 13% Superannuation on top of all earnings
  • Company Performance Bonus scheme
  • Length of Service Recognition program
  • Company funded paid parental leave
  • Training and development opportunities

Sandvik is proud to be a Work180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and benefits on the Work180 website.

Talent Acquisition Specialist
Sam Lingman

0448 044 698