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Electrical Engineer

Date:  Jan 14, 2023

Coniston, NSW, AU, 2500

Req ID:  25683
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including TimberPro, Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

We are currently seeking Expressions of Interest for an “Electrical Engineer” to join our Continuous Mining Systems team. You will be required to play a leading role in the delivery of reliable and safe designs of electrical equipment for Komatsu’s underground coal mining products as well as providing technical support.

Key Job Responsibilities

This role requires you to have:

  • Sound knowledge in 3 phase electrical systems
  • Ability to read, analyse and understand protection diagrams
  • A comprehensive understanding of electrical safety systems
  • Ability to read, analyse and understand electrical circuits and schematics
  • Enthusiasm and determination to follow projects and problem solve through to resolution
  • Well developed interpersonal skills
  • Engineering experience, preferably gained in a mining or heavy industry environment
  • Electrical or Electronic degree and desire/eligible for REPQ or CPEng in future
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with customers directly.


Desirable skills, but not essential are:

  • Knowledge of SCADA protocols, Ethernet, Canbus
  • Knowledge in variable Frequency/Variable Speed Drive Technology
  • Knowledge in control systems and HMI
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and/or inventor
  • Experience with hazardous areas compliance and verification
  • Experience in underground industry
  • Passion for mining and hands on approach
  • PLC Software Experience

Komatsu Benefits

  • 12 weeks paid primary carer parental leave
  • Discounts on Apple, Dell, Lenovo and Microsoft products
  • Recognition and awards, opportunity to complete recognised Cert III courses, Diploma's in Leadership & Management, and an Educational Support Program
  • Employee Referral Program offering a bonus of $5,000 if you successfully refer someone for a role
  • Discounted corporate rates with Bupa and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program with total wellbeing solution provider Hunterlink
  • Discounts with Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, Kennards Hire, Bridgestone and Orix
  • Discounts with Avis, Qantas, Crown Hotels, IHG and travel agents

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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