Electrician - Underground

Date: 27 May 2024

Location: Kalgoorlie-Boulder, WA, AU

Company: northernst

Underground Electrician


Ready to pursue your professional journey with Northern Star? Northern Star Mining Services (NSMS) is an in-house contractor that specialises in providing underground mining services to its parent entity, ASX 50 listed Northern Star Resources Ltd (ASX: NST). As a global-scale gold miner, we have sizeable operations in Western Australia and Alaska. With unparalleled pathways for advancement and avenues for personal growth, we stand as Australia’s premier gold employer. Your journey starts here.


At Northern Star, we live by our STARR Core Values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Results. These Values are not just words on paper; they are the cornerstone of our Company culture and guide everything we do. You will play a pivotal role in upholding these Values and contributing to our collective success.


Trade qualified Electricians wanted for several sites located in the Goldfields.

FIFO, Residential or Relocation packages on offer! 

Underground Electricians report to the Electrical Supervisor, and the primary role is the installation and maintenance of electrical infrastructure within the Operations. 

Promising a long term and fulfilling future, join our esteemed electrical team on an even time roster. 


Here’s what awaits you:

  • Up to $80 /hr (annualised salary $175,200) + Super
  • Complete monthly schedule compliance work.
  • Installation of underground electrical reticulation and infrastructure.
  • Installation, maintenance, and breakdown repairs of underground drilling equipment; underground remote systems; underground communication and network systems.
  • Maintenance and breakdown repairs of fixed plant electrical infrastructure, dewatering infrastructure and telemetry.
  • Attend daily pre-start meeting to ensure effectiveness communication and handovers between crews with regards to electrical maintenance plans and issues; and liaising closely with Electrical Supervisor and other key Stakeholders.


To thrive in this role, you’ll need:


  • Computer literacy - Microsoft Office
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility to adapt to improved procedures and practices
  • Awareness of the Mine Safety and Inspection Act & Regulations


  • Current "A" Grade Western Australian Electrical Licence
  • Current "C" Class Western Australian Driver's Licence
  • High Voltage switching ticket (desirable)
  • Nationally recognized Working at Heights competency (desirable)
  • High Risk Work Licence (desirable)


Discover the perks of working at Northern Star…

  • Company subsidised GU Health Insurance.
  • 5 weeks annual leave for site-based employees.
  • Employee Share Plan programs.
  • Gold standard parental leave policy.
  • GoldSTARR rewards program - cash savings for everyday expenses.
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) that includes free, confidential counselling and wellbeing services.
  • Salary continuance (income protection) insurance from commencement.
  • Salary sacrificing benefits, including novated leasing and remote area living benefit options.



Candidates must meet our pre-employment criteria which includes a medical, drug and alcohol screening, relevant right to work and valid Australian national police clearance.    
Northern Star is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce.  We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Apply now to join the Northern Star team!

Want to know more about Northern Star? Search www.nsms.com   


No agency referrals will be accepted at this time

Shortlisting for this role will begin immediately.

All applicants must have the right to work in Australia.