Electrician - HV

Job Description

At Komatsu Australia you’ll be part of an inclusive culture where all our people thrive, reflected in our purpose: creating value together. We encourage people with diverse backgrounds to apply for this role.

The Opportunity:

Komatsu are looking for an enthusiastic Field Service HV Electrician to join our team at the Gladstone Branch, at Dawson Mine Site.

Join our team in an exciting field-service role that offers the opportunity to work with our electric truck fleet. This versatile position covers a broad range of responsibilities and is open to both experienced professionals in the electric truck field and those looking to start their career in this exciting industry. The ideal candidate will have a wealth of experience working with leading OEM equipment, including Komatsu, CAT, Liebherr, and Hitachi. Whether you're a seasoned expert or a dedicated novice, we are committed to training the right person and providing them with the skills and knowledge to succeed. In this role, you'll be responsible for conducting high-voltage electrical installations, repairs, and maintenance on a variety of heavy machinery and equipment.

Roster: 7/7 day and night roster

Role Located: Dawson Mine Site

Komatsu benefits:

  • OEM Machine Specific Training: If you don’t feel you have the skillset don’t worry Komatsu provides this training
  • Families Policy: 16 weeks of paid primary carer parental leave, 4 weeks of secondary carer leave, plus many more family friendly benefits
  • Financial: Company funded Income Protection Insurance
  • Career: Recognition, awards, flexibility, further education studies and internal career development
  • Health: Corporate discount with Bupa, Total Wellbeing Solution with Telus Health
  • Travel: Discounts with Avis, Qantas, Crown, IHG and travel agents
  • Referral Program: Generous referral payment for referring a new employee to Komatsu

What we are looking for:

  • Possess a trade qualification as an Electrician with a specialization in high-voltage electrical systems.
  • Have a demonstrable track record of successful work as an HV Electrician in the automotive or heavy equipment industry, with a focus on electric vehicles.
  • Possess an in-depth understanding of high-voltage electrical systems and components in electric vehicles, including inverters, converters, motors, and high-voltage batteries.
  • Stay current with the latest developments and technologies in electric vehicle HV systems.
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to safety in all work activities.
  • Be proficient in the use of diagnostic tools and equipment for troubleshooting and diagnosing issues in high-voltage electrical systems.
  • Capable of interpreting diagnostic data to identify and resolve problems effectively.
  • Possess excellent problem-solving skills to quickly and accurately address complex electrical issues.
  • Communicate effectively with team members, supervisors, and clients to provide clear and concise explanations of technical matters.
  • Be able to work independently, managing tasks and responsibilities effectively without constant supervision.
  • Collaborate well with a team when necessary, particularly in projects involving multiple technicians or complex system diagnostics.
  • Exhibit strong attention to detail in all tasks, ensuring the quality and accuracy of electrical work.
  • Commit to delivering high-quality workmanship in all electrical installations and repairs.

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Komatsu offers a zero-harm culture in the workplace and competitive remuneration package. We employ people with different skills, abilities, cultural backgrounds, experiences, preferences, ethnicities and from different generations. Komatsu is endorsed by Work180 and committed to a workplace where women can thrive.