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Maintenance Technician - Shift Electrician (Fixed Plant)

Salary: $113,000 - 124,000 per year
Location: Somerville
Company: Northern Star Resources Ltd
Hours: Full time
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Northern Star KCGM now has opportunities for experienced Fixed Plant Shift Electricians to be part of the Processing maintenance team.

The successful candidates will be responsible for efficiently performing preventative and breakdown electrical maintenance to the Mineral Processing plant, ensuring the plant continues to function at optimum gold production levels.

This is a residential role primarily working in an outdoors based environment at KCGM's Fimiston and Gidji sites.

These positions are on a 7/7 even-time roster, working 12 hour shifts both days and nights, providing a great work-home life balance.

The Company

Northern Star Resources is the global gold growth company, with three large, high margin production centres exclusively in the tier one locations of Western Australia and Alaska, USA. Production guidance is 1.6 million ounces in the current financial year, before climbing to 2 million ounces by FY27.

Current Reserves of 19Moz underpin long mine lives across the portfolio, with further upside from an enviable track record in exploration and discovery. Responsible and progressive ESG practices are integral to the Northern Star business.


  • Western Australian A-Grade Electrical Licence and/or endorsed Electrical Fitter/Electrician qualification
  • Minimum of three (3) years electrical maintenance experience
  • Previous post-trade experience in a Mining Environment or Processing facility
  • Certificate IV in Instrumentation
  • High Voltage and Switching
  • Intermediate computer skills, in particular Microsoft Office
  • Experience in the generation and recording of Work Orders
  • Experience in the generation of Job Hazard Assessments (JHA’s) and safety observations
  • Demonstrated initiative and problem solving skills
  • Must reside in the Goldfields region - KCGM is a residential mine site
  • National Police Clearance – valid within the last twelve (12) months
  • Current Unencumbered Western Australian “C” Class Driver Licence


Why join us?

When you join our Company, you join the next exciting growth stage at Northern Star. You will be engaged in a dynamic work environment, where you will be valued as an integral part of the team, and where you can develop and grow with our business.

In joining Northern Star, you’ll experience:

  • A vibrant hub of activity on site with the ability to be part of successful and productive team, with a great culture.
  • Great company culture with the opportunity to lead and develop a great workforce.
  • Ongoing development opportunities and growth within a company that continuously invest in their people.
  • An exciting, fast paced work environment with a motivated and driven workforce.
  • Excellent remuneration package with bonuses and exceptional benefits.

About Kalgoorlie – The heart of the Goldfields

Discover what the Goldfields has to offer you by going BOLD! The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder has first-class information regarding the region on their website – Go Bold.

Our Kalgoorlie Operations are the best residential mining opportunities in the region; providing excellent work-home life balance and ongoing sustainability for the Goldfields.

Diversity & Inclusion

Northern Star actively supports and contributes to the local community in which we operate. We are a proud supporter of the Veterans’ Employment Commitment and recognise the advantage of a diversified workplace including diversity of gender, thought, experience, and ethnicity. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and strive for workplace excellence.

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Shortlisting for this role will begin immediately.

All applicants must have the right to work in Australia.

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