HV Electrician - Blackwater

Job Description

BUMA Australia is one of the most exciting things to happen in Mining Services for years. In 2021 BUMA Australia acquired the Open Cut Mining business of Downer. This acquisition included the transition of all people, mining services contracts, assets, systems and intellectual property from a business which has successfully provided mining and civil services in diverse locations and across many commodities for over 75 years. Currently BUMA Australia successfully manages operations across four sites and we have plans to continue to expand and grow.

Everything we do is underpinned by our vision – to be a leading mining service provider contributing to future energy solutions and is supported by our core values of safety, integrity, innovation, collaboration and people.

We are currently seeking applications from experienced HV Electricians interested in joining our team at Blackwater Mine.

Reporting to the Senior Maintenance Superintendent you will be responsible for carrying out servicing and repairs on the fleet. You will also be required to assist Fitters with auto electrical work and general maintenance on the truck fleet as required.


We are seeking applications from candidates with the following experience:

  • Electrical trade qualifications & QLD electrical license
  • HV switching ticket highly regarded
  • Experience in maintaining electric drive trucks
  • Excellent diagnostic skills and fault finding knowledge
  • High levels of initiative and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Current Standard 11 highly regarded
  •  Safety focus with a high attention to detail to abide by site safety processes

In addition to the above you will be a great team player with a strong commitment to safe working practices.


  • 7/7 Roster – 12.5hr shifts (day/ night)
  • Annualised weekly pay
  • Camp accommodation
  • Company provided bussing from Rockhampton
  • Employee financial, lifestyle and health benefits such as discounted health cover, discounted car rentals, salary sacrifice options such as personal leave, superannuation, novated leasing and an Employee assistance program

You can find out more about us at buma.com.au. 

Please note: We do not accept resumes via email. Please ensure you attach copies of your Resume, Licences, Trade Papers/tickets and proof of eligibility to work in Australia i.e. passport/birth certificate to your online application. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

To be considered for this role, it a mandatory requirement to be Covid-19 vaccinated.

 Do you have what it takes? APPLY NOW!