- Entry level apprenticeships with Bengalla Mine
- Access to industry-leading training at the Mining Skills Centre
- Four year, full-time program with a community-minded local employer
- Achieve a nationally recognised Certificate III in Electrotechnology
Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, you will be mentored by qualified tradespeople over a four-year period to gain electrical knowledge and skills within the mining industry. Your involvement within the maintenance team will include efficient and continuous operation of all assets on a 24 hour, 7-day open cut mine site.
At the completion of the Apprenticeship, you will complete the Nationally Accredited qualification Certificate III in Electrotechnology - Electrician.
On a day to day basis, your main responsibilities will include electrical repairs, maintenance, diagnostics, and component change outs in field and workshop environments.
- Current driver's licence or learner’s permit
- Access to your own reliable transport to and from site
- Possess strong mathematical aptitude with a minimum of Year 10 completion
- Comfortable working at heights and in a physically demanding environment
- Demonstrate a genuine passion for your chosen trade
- Take pride in the quality of your work
- Be able to work independently as well as contribute to a team
- Be reliable for full-time working hours Monday to Friday
- Be committed to completing and passing all practical and theory-based study requirements of your Apprenticeship
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.
About Bengalla Mine
Bengalla has long been a part of the upper Hunter Valley and is committed to investing in the region through creating jobs and supporting the local community. It is a single pit, open-cut mine using a dragline, truck and excavator method to keep the site operating 24 hours, seven days. As a busy and highly productive site, a range of practical skills are required to keep the mine operating safely and smoothly.
All Bengalla Apprentices undertake a six-month Mining Skills Program at the Centre, in conjunction with Hunter TAFE, to develop valuable technical skills including welding, electrical, and automotive, and training in financial awareness, health and nutrition, personal fitness, communication skills, and road safety awareness.
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 ideal Electrical apprentice.
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