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Underground Electrical Technical Specialist

Vacancy number • PUB407430

Underground Electrical Technical Specialist

  • Papua New Guinea
  • Closes April 26
  • 84 hours
  • Vocational School

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About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Industry: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Technical
  • Location: Papua New Guinea

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 84
  • Education level: Vocational School
  • Closing date: Friday, April 26, 2024


Brunel Papua New Guinea is looking for an experienced Underground Electrical Technical Specialist to join our team in a well-established goldmine in Papua New Guinea. We are a leading global staffing and recruitment company, with a presence in more than 40 countries. Our team is passionate about providing quality services to our clients and helping them find the right people for their projects. 21 days on/ 14 days off roster. 12 hour days. 12 month contract with potential for the role to become permanent.

About this role

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the tradesman with HV switching & access, maintenance/ repairs of underground drill rigs, both Tamrock & Atlas Copco machines, maintenance/ repairs on 11KV % 1000V electrical infrastructure, mine comms, equipment commonly found in an underground goldmine. This includes performing tests on electrical systems, troubleshooting any problems that arise, and making necessary repairs or adjustments. The ideal candidate will have experience working with underground electrical systems and have knowledge of safety regulations related to this type of work. A good understanding of HV distribution, a basic understanding of PLC’s & instrumentation and assisting with the weekly planning function.

What you need to bring:

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience working as an electrician in an underground environment
  • Knowledge of safety regulations related to working in an underground environment
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and diagrams
  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical problems quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written


  • FIFO roster 21 days on/ 14 days off
  • Ensuite style accommodation/ good security onsite/ Gym/ full medical facilities onsite
  • Attractive Daily rate on offer

Anything Else?

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Papua New Guinea. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract or permanent.
Operating in Papua New Guinea since 2008, Brunel has their major bases in Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning 44 countries, 100 offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Are you ready for the next step in your career? Join Brunel’s powerful global network, where passionate, results-driven specialists come together with industry-leading clients. By connecting specialists to pioneering projects, we drive change in many industries, enabling growth and delivering great outcomes. Brunel helps you reach your full potential and empowers you to make an impact within a purpose-driven global company.
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At Brunel, we are proud of our unique corporate culture, which is shaped and nurtured by the collective efforts of our employees. Our work environment is characterised by an authentic, communicative and inclusive approach to teamwork that fosters an atmosphere of collaboration and creativity. Our values are at the center of everything we do – for our clients, our colleagues and ourselves.

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Since 1975, our mission has always been to connect specialists to exciting career opportunities, to support the development of these careers, and to offer fair and equal employment. This has enabled us to create a truly sustainable and durable business model. Having a passion for people and caring deeply for the environment is not only part of Brunel’s DNA but is also reflected in our culture and values. As a global company, we take our social responsibility very seriously.
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Wilfred Kochannek is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use this number: PUB407430

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