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  • 19/11/2023

Electrical Engineer (whyalla, SA, AU)

About the role

You will be responsible for provision of Electrical asset management services for our hematite operations, contributing to improved equipment availability and production performance. The role will also provide technical support to site teams to prevent and recover from equipment and control system faults.
Other accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead asset management activities to identify maintenance required for achieving improved electrical asset reliability
  • Ensure all electrical equipment requiring legislative and statutory inspections and/or maintenance is identified and captured in SAP and incorporated into the asset strategy
  • Ensure adequate information for executing electrical maintenance strategies and processes is captured in task lists and work instructions for performing precision maintenance in a safe, efficient, and effective manner
  • Facilitate root cause analysis (RCA) for events which significantly impact electrical asset reliability and maintainability at the Operation and implement permanent corrective actions that decrease the probability of reoccurrence
  • Champion safety through observation, intervention and direction for the development and execution of safety improvements


About your experience

You are an experienced electrical engineering professional with a strong focus on safety and quality. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with multiple groups of internal stakeholders, contractors and other specialists.

You will also have:

  • Tertiary qualification in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience in maintaining electrical assets including control systems within mining, manufacturing or other production environments

Experience in the following is advantageous:

  • SCADA: Rockwell & ME. PLC:  RS Logix 5000 & studio 5000
  • Drives program: Rockwell connected components workbench
  • Drives: Allen Bradley Rockwell drives


About our team

Join the team and be part of a greener future in mining and steel

Help shape a sustainable future in mining and steel

SIMEC mining, part of GFG Alliance, has committed to take the lead in decarbonising the steel industry, with an ambition to be carbon neutral by 2030.
SIMEC Mining in the Middle Back Ranges, near Whyalla in South Australia, is one of the best locations in the world for high quality magnetite; the quality feed needed to make GREEN IRON and GREEN STEEL.

Being located just 50kms from the Whyalla Port and our very own steelworks, we are in a prime position to drive this global change.

Whyalla boasts a broad range of services, educational and recreational opportunities being part of the community means you can go home after your shift and spend time with family, play sport and be a regular member of team.

Come and join our team and be at the forefront of expanding and transforming our industry sector, as we work and play together to shape a sustainable future for future generations.


Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.


We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant.