Electrical Coordinator


Posted on:  14th Feb 2024


At South32, we’re meeting the challenge of enabling a sustainable future through our focus on responsibly producing commodities critical for a low-carbon world.

As a collaborative, caring and inclusive company, there’s no better place to make a genuine difference. Together we’re making a positive, global impact that has the potential to change lives.

Whatever career path you choose, we’ll support you every step of the way to learn, grow and succeed. So join us, step towards a brighter future and leave your legacy.


Illawarra Metallurgical Coal (IMC) produces premium-quality, hard coking coal for steelmaking, which is transported within Australia and around the world. We operate two underground metallurgical coal mines, two preparation plants and a logistics chain.


  • Annual short-term incentive bonus that recognises both your individual performance and the overall success of the business.
  • 26 weeks full-paid, or 52 weeks half-paid parental leave for primary carers
  • The opportunity to become a shareholder of South32 through our share plans
  • Education assistance up to $8000 per year


This role is a Permanent full-time position based at the Appin mine, near the coastal city of Wollongong (NSW), and approximately 75 kilometres southwest of Sydney. 

As the Electrical Maintenance Coordinator, you will be responsible for the safe execution of maintenance and to ensure the Development Maintenance and Production team is set-up for success against business priorities.

Other key responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to: 

  • Lead and monitor the safe planning and execution of maintenance for Development mining equipment
  • Provide technical support to Maintainers and Supervisors for electrical fault finding and maintenance
  • Contribute to forecasting and scheduling of maintenance activities and projects
  • Complete daily and weekly reviews of area performance for maintenance activities and equipment performance, determining actions to deliver the Weekly Plan


You will have experience and demonstrate capability in the following: 

  • Prior experience working at an underground coal mine (desirable)
  • Proficiency in fault-finding of electrical equipment
  • Knowledge of Electrical Equipment in hazardous areas (desirable)
  • Self-starter able to prioritise workload and complete activities within time frames

Qualifications for this position are: 

  • Trade Certificate, Degree, or Associate Diploma in relevant Electrical field
  • Valid C Class Drivers Licence

South32 is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we operate.  We provide a recruitment process that is fair, equitable and accessible for all and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Are you interested in this role but currently not located in Illawarra? Please don't let that discourage you. South32 is willing to offer relocation assistance for you and your family. 

This job advert will close on Wednesday 28th February 2024.

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