Mobile Equipment Electrician

Posting ID : A1068450066
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Skilled Trades Artisan

Mobile Equipment Electrician
A company with a world-class reputation for safety and performance
Opportunity to work for a global mining company with the latest technology and innovations
Excellent opportunity to develop your career - Boron

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals company. Our focus is on finding, mining and processing the Earth's mineral resources in order to maximize value for our shareholders. Everything we do is done with the future firmly in mind, so our employees are rewarded with opportunity, an open and diverse culture and a responsible working environment in which they can go further.

The opportunity

We are looking for a Mobile Equipment Electrician residentially based near Boron, California to perform electrical repairs and preventive maintenance to ensure the optimum operating efficiency of equipment at US Borax. In addition to the responsibilities below electricians are required to perform other duties as directed by the department supervisor.

Rio Tinto Minerals (RTM) operates globally providing borates to world markets. Recognized as a leader in the industrial minerals industry due to product quality, supply reliability and technical support; we are proud to make modern life work. From our location in Boron, California we supply refined borates which are key ingredients in fiberglass, glass, ceramics, fertilizers, wood preservatives and many other products.

What the role entails

This role is a great opportunity to learn and develop your career. Reporting to the department supervisor, you will be:
Coordinating the Electrical or Electronic function with overall Plant operations
Troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing electrical malfunctions of all mobile equipment. Connecting and disconnecting all types of control circuits necessary for repairing mobile equipment.
Locating and repairing faults in all single and 3-phase electrical circuits. Maintaining all power cables to the cable skids or limit amp starters.
Troubleshooting and repairing low voltage systems. Checking for power loads and determining their cause.
Installing, adjusting and troubleshooting circuits containing electronic components, including diodes, transistors, silicone controlled rectifiers and associated wiring.
Maintaining records, tallies and reports, as required.

What you will need for this role

To succeed in this role, you will have:
High School diploma or equivalent
Minimum 1-2 years of experience in mobile equipment electrical repair or related field
State certified electrical journeyman license or MSHA Part 77.103 (Green Card) License (Desirable)
Prior SAP experience (Advantageous)
Advanced knowledge of mobile mining equipment and industrial electrical and instrumentation maintenance practices (Beneficial)
Prior experience working in an MSHA regulated environment (Preferable)
If you are looking for change, a new career and would like to work for a successful global organisation, join us today.

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