Auto Electrician - New to Industry

Apply now Job no: 496944AJ* (NTI)
Work type: Permanent Fulltime
Location: Cape Preston
Categories: Trades

Sino Iron is the largest magnetite mining and downstream processing operation in Australia, located 100km Southwest of Karratha in the mining hub of the Pilbara.

Our fully integrated operation features an open pit mine serviced by the biggest haul trucks in the world, a six-line concentrator and port terminal facilities at nearby Cape Preston. Our state-of-the-art power station and desalination plant are among the largest in the State.

The Opportunity

CITIC Pacific Mining is seeking experienced Auto Electricians to join our Heavy Mobile Maintenance team on a permanent 2/1 continuous shift roster (days & nights), FIFO ex Perth.

We want to train and mentor applicants to gain HME experience. 

CPM is committed to providing staff with opportunities to learn valuable skills and knowledge by providing a comprehensive base on which to develop your career.

In this role you’ll be responsible for:

  • Perform electrical servicing, repairs and maintenance on heavy mobile equipment
  • Inspections
  • Adjustments and testing equipment
  • Field and workshop based

 To be successful in the role you must have the following qualifications:

  • Auto Electrical Trade certificate
  • Computing skills – technical and diagnostic software
  • ARTIC accredited licence for air conditioning (automotive)
  • A current Drivers Licence

Our HME department is critical to the success of our project - responsible for the maintenance, repair, and ongoing reliability and innovation of all load and haul, drilling, and ancillary equipment across site. Our supportive and close-knit team is proud of their high standard of safety, their continuous pursuit of best practice and improvement, and mateship culture.

We work with some of the biggest mining equipment in Australia and no two days on site are the same. You can expect a diversity of culture and working backgrounds where we all learn from each other.


As an employee of CPM, we offer a range of benefits including leave benefits, personal and family benefits, education and training, salary sacrifice options, and lifestyle benefits through preferred suppliers.

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Career progression and industry training programs
  • Life and salary continuance insurance
  • Salary packaging options
  • Access to the Alliance Airlines Lounge

The village features three gyms, a swimming pool, multi-purpose sports courts, a retail store, tavern with beer garden, dining, and recreation room. Take advantage of the free Wi-Fi internet access to all rooms, in-house entertainment with FOXTEL and a regular schedule of entertainers including bands and sporting professional.

To Apply

  • Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We reserve the right to close the position earlier than stated
  • Please note: it is a requirement that all internal applicants advise their immediate line manager of their application.                       
  • Candidates represented by agencies will not be considered for this position. 

As an employee of CPM you’ll be part of a culturally and gender diverse organisation, committed to providing equal opportunities for all staff.

About CITIC Pacific Mining

CPM is the company behind Sino Iron, already Australia’s largest magnetite operation, located on Western Australia’s Pilbara coast. We are spearheading a new downstream processing industry for the nation, transforming magnetite iron ore into a high-grade, premium export product.

Sino Iron is a fully integrated operation – featuring a mine serviced by the biggest haul trucks in the world, a six-line concentrator and port terminal facilities at nearby Cape Preston. Our state-of-the-art power station and desalination plant are among the largest in the State.

Our operations provide career opportunities on a global scale. Being an employee at CITIC Pacific Mining (CPM) will enable you to take advantage of the multiple divisions of the group. CITIC Group, a majority shareholder of CPM, has more than 30,000 employees worldwide and is always looking for talented and exceptional people.   

Within CPM, everyone can develop their skills and knowledge, progress in the business and be recognised and rewarded for their contribution. We encourage our people to take the opportunities that are provided to reach their full potential - so they can achieve the best results for themselves, each other, and for CPM.

To learn more about Sino Iron, please visit


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