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  • 15/09/2023

Operator Maintainer (Electrical) (Tahmoor, NSW, AU)

About the role

We are currently looking for a skilled and experienced Operator Maintainer (Electrical) to join the Tahmoor Colliery Coal Handling and Preparation Plant (CHPP) operating on a continuous 24/7 roster. You will demonstrate ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment to deliver production outcomes.  This role will be 80% Operator and 20% Electrical.

You will be responsible for:

  • Operating the CHPP to deliver on specification product and to optimise production (plant areas covered include: Top Floor, Bottom Floor, Control Room, Yard and Train Load Out)
  • Performing production tasks include inspections, troubleshooting of production issues, machinery operation and cleaning activities to maintain housekeeping standards
  • Maintaining CHPP equipment including online maintenance activities, during scheduled maintenance windows and first response for equipment breakdowns
  • Electrical breakdown troubleshooting with urgency given to production requirements
  • Identifying and rectifying hazards, damage, and defects
  • Assisting the CHPP crew with other duties within the scope of training, skill and competence as required by the Supervisor.


About your experience

You are a results focused Operator with an excellent work ethic, who holds an Electrical Licence with experience within mining, processing, or manufacturing operations. With a strong focus on safety and quality, you will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with both peers and supervisors.

You will also have:

  • Australian recognised trade qualification (NSW Electrical licence)
  • Basic First aid with LVR/CPR training
  • Current Australian Drivers Licence
  • Strong computer skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to personal and team safety
  • Ability to follow process & site-specific procedures and willingness to learn
  • Ability to work in a multi-skilled team environment
  • PLC and SCADA systems knowledge and experience an advantage


About our team

GFG Alliance Australia operates an end to end mining, steel, construction and energy business. With over 160 sites and more than 6700 people, we provide steel for Australia’s leading infrastructure projects.

SIMEC Mining has operations in SA and NSW. Our Tahmoor Colliery in New South Wales, is an underground longwall coal mine with an associated coal and handling preparation plant, producing high quality coking coal for global markets. Located at the edge of the scenic Southern Highlands region, only a 45-minute drive to the idyllic beaches of the South Coast and 75km southwest of Sydney.

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.