Electrical Specialist

Job Description

About the Role

Hastings Deering is on the hunt for an adept & motivated Electrical Specialist to join our award-winning team in Mackay or Rockhampton reporting to our Maintenance and Engineering Manager- Dragline & Electric Rope Shovels. This is a Permanent, Monday to Friday role.

The key focus of this position is to provide support and direction to both internal and site based teams through technical Mechanical services for Draglines and Electric Rope Shovels.

As a Mechanical Specialist, you will:

  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders across all levels with provision of status reports
  • Provide on-site technical expertise to diagnose and repair advanced electrical circuits, electronic control and drive systems, ensuring work is completed to the correct equipment specifications
  • Ensure electrical audit inspections align with OEM specifications and risk based decisions are accurate & prioritised correctly
  • Work with customer and key stakeholders to co-ordinate rebuilds & repairs
  • Assist with scope development, review and approvals for customers major asset component electrical repairs & overhauls
  • Review costs of proposed electrical repairs/upgrades and provide OEM support / information / on upgrades

Why Hastings Deering?

At Hastings Deering, our people are our heart - from their first day with us right up to their last.

As one the top Caterpillar dealers globally and part of the Sime Darby network, you'll have access to extensive and borderless career development opportunities and enjoy an internationally recognised work culture.

Whether you're looking to take your career to the next level or achieve more balance in your schedule, we offer diverse opportunities for talented professionals to join our team and start something big.

You'll have access to:

  • Opportunities for training, mentorship, and career development specific to your role.
  • Competitive remuneration package and annual salary reviews
  • A supportive, diverse, and inclusive team spread across Australia and internationally.
  • Access to growth opportunities at a regional, national, and international level through our global Sime Darby network.
  • Dedicated programs and utilities to support your physical, mental, and financial health, such as our Employee Assistance Program, free health checks, and discounted private health insurance.
  • Employee discounts, rewards, and incentive programs.
  • Paid parental leave options
  • Salary continuance insurance

About You

A successful teammate will have:

  • Demonstrated experience with mining maintenance activities on Draglines and Electric Rope Shovels
  • Trade qualified Electrician / HV Electrician and or tertiary qualifications in Electrical Engineering desirable
  • Experience with Siemens electronic control and drive systems desirable
  • Experience developing strategies, budgets and workscopes for repairs & upgrades
  • Experience in supervision and quality control of repairs undertaken including third party management
  • Positive attitude to developing the business through a team approach
  • Well-developed customer and communication skills

To Apply: Hit the 'Apply Now' button

Enquiries: Please call 1300 071 618

Contact Person: Rhiannon Morris

About Hastings Deering

Hastings Deering is one of the top 5 Caterpillar dealerships globally. We sell, rent, and offer support and parts distribution services for Cat® products across a range of industries, including resources, general construction, civil transport and commercial construction, power systems, government, primary industries and marine.

We have more than 3,500 employees across 23 business service centres throughout Queensland, Northern Territory, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and New Caledonia, with our headquarters based in Brisbane, Australia.