Electrical Relibility Engineer

Location: Telfer Operation - WA


We are currently seeking an experienced Electrical Reliability Engineer in this hands on role. Reporting to the Senior Reliability Engineer, you will be the sole point of point of contact to resolve electrical reliability issues while on shift. You will be accountable for risk management/mitigation for electrical assets, leading reliability analysis & improvement initiatives, providing technical support to the maintenance department and undertaking minor capital works. This is an excellent opportunity for a proven perform to make a significant contribution to Telfer operations.

This role is FIFO from Perth and the roster is 8 Days (Monday – Monday) / 6 Off


Located in the Great Sandy Desert in Western Australia, Telfer is a fly in out fly out operation from Perth which recognises the importance of work-life balance.  Our comfortable, well furnished rooms include Foxtel and DVD players, and our site offers quality food with healthy options, medical care, sporting and recreation activities. Families are welcomed several times a year to open days.

About You

To succeed in this role, you will a qualified Electrical Engineer with proven electrical engineering experience in mining or heavy industry, with a history of leading projects and taking the initiative to solve complex problems. Knowledge of a wide array of typical electrical assets, fixed plant ore processing equipment and regulatory standards is required. A strong technical background in a variety of assets, including HV distribution, HV and LV motors, transformers will be required to effectively complete work from problem identification through to field installation/rectification. A tenacious and results driven attitude is required, as is a demonstrated ability to communicate with all levels of management and staff.

You will enjoy thinking outside the box to solve complex problems and the ability to communicate complex ideas in plain English.

About Us

Newcrest is the largest gold producer listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and one of the world’s largest gold mining companies.

Our people work together across locations in Australia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Indonesia and Côte d’Ivoire and in every location, our people live our values and share our vision of being the Miner of Choice™. We’re committed to supporting a safe, diverse and inclusive culture where our talents and differences are valued. If you’re looking for a rewarding career that offers world-class opportunities, talk with us.

It’s an exciting time to be a part of Newcrest.

Job no: 976155
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