HV Electrician – Cable Management

HV Electrician – Cable Management


Job Position: HV Electrician – Cable Management

Company: Fortescue

Expected salary:

Location: Port Hedland, WA

HV Electrician – Cable Management Job Details:


About Us

Fortescue is both a proud West Australian company and a global green solutions business. We are recognised for our culture, innovation and industry-leading development of infrastructure, mining assets and green energy initiatives.

Our Opportunity

HV Electrician – Cable Management

Work Location:

Fortescue’s Solomon mine is located on the traditional lands of the Eastern Guruma and Yindjibarndi peoples.


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Fortescue are presently looking for a highly experienced High Voltage Electrician role to manage the HV power supply to 9400E excavator for mining operations in conjunction with the mining operation cable handling team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working alongside the mining operation cable handling team to ensure the safety of personnel and equipment operating in and around the HV power supply to the excavator
  • Ensuring that all electrical high voltage maintenance activities are undertaken in a safe and coordinated manner, in compliance with site standards and procedures and the relevant Australian Standards and WA Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations, making sure that all work is conducted to a high standard.
  • Completion of all high voltage electrical work as required ensuring the recording of work completed on the relevant work orders, together with raising notifications for defects found and any remedial work that is still required to rectify any outstanding faults and ensure all cable testing and registers are up to date.
  • Ensure that daily work completed is reflected in work orders and time confirmations in SAP
  • Creation of notification and work orders for all unplanned/breakdown work that is conducted outside of plan in the current week
  • Accountable for ensuring the statutory recording of electrical installations and other electrical work in the Electrical Logbook as required
  • Encourage compliance to Zero Harm principles daily within the team
  • Assisting team with keeping all SWI’s are up to date, have a high standard of safety awareness and input into JHA’s and take control cards
  • All BMS obligations and actions are completed within allotted time frame
  • Scoping of work required for upcoming plans including estimation of resource requirements, consulting with suppliers and OEMs for ordering of all the necessary parts and materials etc.
  • Lead by the FMG values and drive efficiency change

Qualifications and Experience

  • At least 3 years as an experienced HV Electrician
  • At minimum 5 years in the mining industry
  • Previous HV/LV distribution experience
  • Extensive knowledge of HV operations infrastructure and fault finding
  • Good knowledge of HV/LV switching systems
  • Experience with MS office and SAP
  • Good time management skills
  • Electrical grade A license
  • High Voltage Switching certificate
  • Senior first aid
  • Low voltage rescue and CPR
  • Relevant OEM Training
  • WA Manual driver’s license

Our Commitment

Fortescue is deeply committed to providing a safe culture that builds respect, fosters inclusiveness, and values diversity. We celebrate individual strengths and team members from all backgrounds are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. Our global workforce drives and promotes an inclusive culture, both within our organisation and throughout the communities we interact with across the world. Diverse backgrounds include First Nations Peoples, people with differing abilities, LGBTIQ+ community, gender, neurodiverse, cultural diversity, all age groups, and those with an intersectional or multiple diverse characteristics. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.


Internal Candidates / Current Contractors please apply via Success Factors Careers Portal. For further information on how to apply please visit the Fortescue Hub.

Fortescue reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable pool of candidates be identified. Fortescue will never contact you to ask for payment of any kind, whether directly or through a third party.

How to Apply?

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