High Voltage Transmission Electrician Job in Australia

Fortescue Metals Group

Fortescue is a global leader in the iron ore industry, with a strong focus on sustainable mining practices and community engagement. The company operates in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, where it produces high-quality iron ore for global markets. They are seeking a qualified high voltage transmission electrician to join their team in Australia. The successful candidate will be responsible for the installation, maintenance, and repair of high voltage electrical systems used in their mining operations. If you believe you are a good fit for this role, they invite you to submit your application.

Responsibilities of High Voltage Transmission Electrician:

  • Responsible for the safe, reliable, and efficient operational performance and maintenance of the transmission, distribution and generation assets.
  • Consistently maintain high standards in all facets of network operations and maintenance.
  • Work with the Transmission Supervisors to ensure all maintenance activities are execute in accordance with maintenance strategies.
  • Commitment to high quality safety and continuous improvement practices.
  • Use of SAP to ensure that maintenance tasks are recorded, assigned correctly and complete to the relevant standard / specification.

Requirements for Job:

  • Relevant Australian recognized Trade Certification – Electrical Workers License
  • High Voltage Switching certificate and relevant network switching experience.
  • Experience with all aspects of HV power distribution and transmission systems. Experience in large scale transmission networks and operation of Siemens GIS switchgear would be an advantage.
  • Experience in computer-based maintenance systems – SAP.
  • EWP and working at heights trained – desirable.
  • Flexibility in operation and ability to work in a team and as a motivated contributor.
  • Self-motivated individual with written and verbal communication skills


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology in the electrical industry.
  • Potential for career advancement in the field of high voltage transmission.
  • Training and development opportunities to enhance skills and knowledge.

To apply for this job please visit careers.fortescue.com.

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