Electrical Supervisor CHPP

Job Description

We require an experienced Maintenance Supervisor: Electrical to take a key position within our Maintenance team!

Metallurgical Coal Australia
Metallurgical coal is an essential ingredient in blast-furnace steel manufacture, producing steel used for critical building and infrastructure around the world.   In Australia, we operate two open cut and three underground metallurgical coal mines in Queensland’s Bowen Basin, every year producing millions of tonnes of the highest quality hard coking coal for this purpose.

Job Description

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Electrical Supervisor  to join our Maintenance team at our CHPP at Dawson Mine in Moura.

Reporting to the Maintenance Superintendent, this role will be accountable for managing the coordination of personnel, equipment, and resources to complete electrical maintenance activities to ensure compliance.

The Electrical Supervisor will ensure scheduled and unscheduled maintenance is completed in line with safety and statutory obligations and will achieve this through active engagement and effective leadership.

Our Operating Model is the foundation for how we plan and execute each task and it’s the glue to everything we do. Our focus on operating stability and predictability supports safe, reliable performance and continuous improvement. We are looking for someone who can follow and adapt to this model in addition to our key business purpose and values.

In addition, you will have substantial supervisory experience within  an electrical role while  having a solid understanding of role requirements. Demonstrated experience managing a team to deliver against KPIs and dedication to driving business improvement is required.

To be successful in this role you must have a strong background within the Electrical environment, an understanding of the coal handling process,  including CHPP Processing plant delivery systems, product handling and train load out systems with an understanding of power line infrastructure.

A basic understanding of mining techniques is desired as well as experience within the open cut coal mining environment and a clear understanding of statutory requirements. 

The role requires a constant focus on providing the business context and understanding to the team, providing technical information to the team, and developing the capability of the trades' people to provide reliable equipment operation. The role also requires strong capability with respect to having difficult conversations and seeking and passing on valuable feedback from trades to ensure safety and maintenance standards are upheld, and key hazards are communicated, recorded, and actions allocated to rectify.

Your commitment to the Anglo-American safety culture will also be imperative.


  • You will have relevant Electrical Trade qualifications (Electrical Fitter & Electrical Mechanic License).
  • High Voltage Switching certs desirable but not essential.
  • S1 S2 S3, G2.
  • Confident with the use of Microsoft Office and SAP or the equivalate of a maintenance strategy system is desired but not essential

Additional information

  • Full-time, permanent position
  • Location – Dawson Mine, Moura, Australia 
  • Residential, DIDO, FIFO (salary sacrifice) options
  • Subsidised accommodation

Who we are?
We aim to lead the industry by pursuing ever safer and more responsible ways of working, demonstrating integrity, and showing care and respect for people and the planet. That means we are constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products sustainably, using less water, less energy and more precise extraction technologies.  As the custodians of coal and other precious natural resources – diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore and nickel – our extraordinary teams work safely and collaboratively, with the utmost consideration for local communities, our customers, and the world at large.

Background checks
Successful candidates will be required to complete background screening which may include a criminal check and validation of qualifications.

Inclusion and Diversity
At Anglo American, we embrace change and promote an inclusive and diverse environment where you can bring your whole self to work, every day. We are adopting new approaches to recruitment, talent development, mentoring, parental leave and flexible working to further support diversity across our business.

How we are committed to your safety
Nothing is more important to us than ensuring you return home safely after a day’s work. To make that happen, we have the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. Not only that, we’re also continually investing in new technologies – from drones to data analytics – that are helping to make mining safer.

How to apply
To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.


15th MAY 2022

Please note, screening and interview mat take place prior to closing date - applications may also close before this date.

Recruitment Agencies
Anglo American Metallurgical Coal does not accept unsolicited applications from Recruitment Agencies.