Auto Electrician I Auto Elec I Auto Sparky

Job Category: Sparky
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Perth

McKay Drilling is an industry-leading WA based and operated drilling company located in Wangara. We are seeking a Permanent Full Time Auto Electrician.

The successful candidates will perform the work on the Company’s assets in a safe, planned and effective manner. As a key team member, you will work collaboratively with the Maintenance and Operations departments. 

Experience Required

  • Working on Heavy Mobile Equipment;
  • Breakdown and fault diagnostic experience.
  • Installation of components.
  • Air Conditioning experience/licence with good diagnosis skills would be preferred.
  • Ensure safe working practises and good housekeeping;
  • Work independently as well as part of the maintenance team;
  • Liaise with workshop personnel to complete tasks;
  • Field service experience;
  • Be self-motivated, proactive and express a positive attitude;
  • Work unsupervised and adhere to WHS&T requirements.

This is a FIFO role, ex Perth on a 2 week on 1 week off roster.  You will be working 12-hour days, based on both exploration and mine sites.

Experience working with the below machinery would be preferred.

  • Drill rigs (Schramm ,UDR and BoartLongyear);
  • Hurricane Boosters;
  • Sullair compressors;
  • Various shutdown and safety systems;
  • PLC controlled equipment.
  • CANBUS system  experience

Essential Selection Criteria:

  • Certificate III Auto Electrician Trade;
  • Possess a C Driver licence; 
  • Experience in performing auto electrical and air condition repairs on Drilling Equipment; 
  • Previous experience working in workshop and field service environment;
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills;
  • Willing to improve and add knowledge to the team;
  • Current police clearance;
  • Candidate must be able to pass a McKay Drilling pre-employment medical in addition to any legislatively required or Client based medicals and/or clearance.

McKay Drilling is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Please Note: Candidates who do not meet the essential selection criteria will NOT be considered for this position. Shortlisting will commence immediately, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

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