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Job Title:  Supervisor - Electrical

Job Location: 

Prominent Hill Mine, SA, AU, 5710

Job Description: 

OZ Minerals - A Modern Mining Company

We are an Australian-based modern mining company with a focus on copper. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX150), we own both the Prominent Hill and Carrapateena copper-gold mines, have operating and exploration holdings in Brazil; as well as a significant pipeline of project opportunities with exploration earn-ins and projects under study.


At OZ Minerals’ Prominent Hill underground copper-gold-silver operation, we value your ideas and encourage you to champion innovation and collaboration. We are a mid-tier mining company so you will not get lost in the crowd or tangled in bureaucracy. Rather, we unlock your value and offer opportunities that supercharge your career.

The Role

Based at Prominent Hill working an 8/6 FIFO roster, reporting to the Maintenance Superintendent, the role of the Electrical Supervisor is to provide leadership to a team who is responsible for executing the maintenance plan for the electrical equipment on site. This includes providing a lead technical resource for problem resolution, maximising the amount of scheduled maintenance, minimising the impact of unscheduled works, and reviewing and changing maintenance actions to achieve this where necessary.

The key responsibilities of this role include:

This role requires a values-based individual with a desire to deliver best practice outcomes. You will bring skills and personal attributes including:


  • Providing effective leadership and supervision to the electrical trade  
  • Conduct regular audits and inspections to ensure OZ Minerals’ compliance with applicable legislation and standards
  • Work and assist planning personnel to maximise the amount of scheduled maintenance and minimise the impact of unscheduled maintenance.
  • Ensure electrical contractors working on site are appropriately trained and compliant with site electrical safety and equipment policies, This will also involve ensuring all critical and statutory training is kept up to date.
  • Work closely with the Superintendent in managing aspects of the maintenance budget and costs.
  • Producing, reviewing, and auditing standard maintenance procedures.
  • Assist in providing systems for improving process and equipment reliability.
  • Assist in providing training systems for the trade group. This will also involve ensuring all critical and statutory training is kept up to date.
  • Where necessary, assist other groups to comply with mechanical standards and legislation by acting as a “technical resource”.

Applicant Requirements

This role requires a values-based individual with a desire to deliver best practice outcomes with skills, experience, and personal attributes including:

  • Experience in electrical trade within a heavy industrial or minerals processing environment
  • Proven experience assessing equipment failures
  • Industrial processing experience with a continuous operation
  • Project and Time Management experience
  • HV/LV supply and reticulation system experience and knowledge
  • Scope designs out projects for equipment improvements.
  • HV Switching operations
  • Experience in Equipment Failure analysis and Root Cause Analysis
  • Asset management software packages such as SAP

To Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please click the apply button to submit your cover letter and your resume.


Applications close date is 7 Dec 21


OZ Minerals is not accepting third party referrals from Recruitment Agencies.

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