Apprentice Electrician 2022

Rare opportunity for a High Voltage Electrical Apprenticeship with Thiess - Commencing 2022
Job ID: 5672 Electrical - Electrician (domestic and commercial) NSW - Ravensworth Positions Available: 1


Are you tech savvy and fascinated by all things electrical? Did you complete electrical projects during school or at TAFE, found yourself drawn to tinkering with electronics and want the chance to work on and understand bigger projects on an industrial or commercial scale? If you have an investigative mind, are a maths whiz and an eye for detail, an Electrical Apprenticeship could be for you!

Undertaking this four-year apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to become a qualified Electrician and earn your Certificate III in Eletrotechnology Systems (High Voltage).

You will learn the ins and outs of performing high voltage electrical repairs and maintenance on a variety of mobile mining equipment and related.

There are multiple positions available all around the Hunter Valley region.

About Thiess

One of the world’s largest mining providers, offering a wide range of in-house surface and underground mining capabilities across Australia. Their expertise spans most of the world’s commodities including metallurgical and thermal coal, iron ore, copper, nickel, gold, diamonds and oil sands.


  • No HECs Debt – in fact, most apprenticeships are fully funded by the Government. So you will leave your 4 years with a qualification, no debt and ready to earn the big bucks in an industry that is eager for more qualified tradespeople to join their ranks
  • We will actually pay you to learn! How many of your Uni mates get paid to study?
  • Potential to be selected for one of MIGAS’s annual MiScholarship funding, a combination of a cash prize and additional financial support
  • Your own personal MIGAS mentor who will guide you through your apprenticeship
  • Free uniforms and PPE when you start with MIGAS
  • We are a culturally diverse employer and actively advocate for local Indigenous Australians and women in trades


We’re looking for committed and motivated applicants who have a genuine interest in starting a long-term trade career within the Electrical industry. The person we're looking for enjoys hard work, is adaptable with the ability to follow direction, and with excellent attention to detail.

Applicants with a Certificate II level prevocational qualification in electrical, or related work experience (paid or volunteer) and who live within the local region will be highly regarded.

Must haves:  

  • Reliable transport to and from work on a full-time basis
  • Be able to pass a pre-employment medical test / drug and alcohol

If you think this could be you – apply online now by submitting your resume and cover letter explaining why you think you would be the best Electrical Apprentice!

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