Auto Electrician

Apply now Job no: 497501AJ
Work type: Permanent Fulltime
Location: Cape Preston
Categories: Trades

About CITIC Pacific Mining (CPM)

CPM is the company behind Sino Iron, already Australia’s largest magnetite operation, located on Western Australia’s Pilbara coast, south of Karratha.

We’re 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.

We’re looking for people at the top of their game, who want to become part of Western Australia’s iron ore future.

The opportunity

CITIC Pacific Mining is currently looking for an Auto Electrician to join our HME (Heavy Mining Equipment) team based in Cape Preston. This is a permanent role on a 2/1 Roster (days/nights), FIFO from Perth.

The Purpose of the role

The purpose of an Auto Electrician role is to perform the servicing and maintenance of Heavy Mobile Equipment (HME) auto electrical systems.

Complete a range of maintenance tasks associated within the normal trade role including inspection, adjusting and repairing all electrical systems on HME.

In this role you’ll be responsible for:

• The servicing and maintenance of HME auto electrical systems and related equipment components as instructed by supervision. Conducting inspections, adjustments, servicing and repairs utilising advanced trade skills, relevant tools and testing equipment within an acceptable time frame.

• Conduct technical inspections and job estimations.

• Complete tasks utilising Safe Work Procedure and develop Risk Assessments for new tasks.

• Source parts as required through the appropriate manuals or publications.

• Reporting in SAP to close the loop on what fault was identified and what was done to the correct the fault to assist the HME Reliability teams analysis

• Complete timely and accurate paper work as instructed by HME Supervision.

Qualifications / Certificates

  • Auto Electrical Trade Certificate
  • A current WA Manual Drivers licence
  • ARTIC accredited licence for air conditioning (automotive)

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.

To learn more about Sino Iron, please visit


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Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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