Power Station Operator - HV

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Work type: Permanent Fulltime
Location: Cape Preston
Categories: Operations

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

We’re seeking a driven and experienced Operator Maintainer Technician – HV to support our Power Plant team. This is your chance to be part of something new and exciting in the Pilbara.  This role will be on a permanent basis, 2/1 FIFO day shift roster FIFO from Perth to Cape Preston.

In this role you’ll be responsible for the operation, maintenance, technical fault finding, HV switching and improvements to the HV Power network, including generation, transmission and distribution networks in order to ensure consistent and reliable power supply, as well as ensuring the safe operation of high voltage equipment and systems.

As an Operator Maintainer Technician – HV you will also analyse complex technical systems, determine the cause of malfunctions and contribute your specialist advice to identify opportunities to improve systems and processes, reducing waste and optimising resources.

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

  • It is essential that you have at least 3 years power network operations and maintenance experience
  • Candidates with trade qualifications (Electrical) will be looked upon favourably,
  • Experience in HV equipment operations, maintenance and testing. Including sound knowledge of in HV operational and isolation procedures
  • High voltage switching ticket is desirable
  • Sound understanding of power system protection equipment and its operation
  • SAP Maintenance Management System experience is desirable
  • A current WA Manual Drivers licence is an essential requirement

We are looking for motivated team players, with good communication skills and a can-do attitude.

What we offer

  • The chance to work at an innovative, world-class project
  • Competitive salary
  • Career progression and training

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 www.citicpacificmining.com

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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