Auto Electrician - Load & Drills

Apply now Job no: 498379IB
Work type: Permanent Fulltime
Location: Cape Preston
Categories: Trades

The Opportunity

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

Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, this role is to perform the servicing and maintenance of HME auto electrical systems. 

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Auto Electrical Trade Certificate
  • ARCTICK accredited licence for air conditioning (automotive)
  • Heavy Mobile Equipment experience
  • Mining industry or OEM Heavy Mobile Equipment experience
  • Drivers Licence 
  • Computing skills (technical and diagnostic software)

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 will be part of a culturally and gender diverse organisation, committed to providing equal opportunities for all staff. Internal applicants please note it is a requirement that you advise your immediate line manager of the application.

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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