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Zenith Fixed Plant Electrician – Surface Mining

TARGET COMMENCEMENT: Early August 2023 (Recruitment is underway immediately)

ROSTER: 8/6 & 7/7 Day Shift/Night Shift – Surface

LOCATION: Cosmos Nickel Operation (FIFO Ex-Perth or DIDO from surrounding areas)


  • Direct Permanent Engagement
  • Lifestyle Friendly Rosters
  • Own Permanent Room
  • Employee Share Options
  • 12% Superannuation
  • Fully Paid Private Health Insurance (Valued at $5,000)
  • 26 week paid parental leave
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Opportunities for career development and personal development


Zenith Search have partnered with IGO for the delivery of a core workforce for long-term electricial maintenance at the Cosmos Nickel mine. IGO have strong, embedded values and a culture of caring for their people and stakeholders. This is an exciting time to join the miner during a period of growth and be involved with the development of what will be a high-quality nickel concentrate mine meeting the rising market demand for nickel-rich lithium-ion batteries.

Reporting to the Electrical Supervisor, your role will provide vital scheduled, breakdown and electrical commissioning maintenance support all aspects of the surface mineral processing plant. The ability to prioritize critical tasks, work under pressure and your strong fault finding and troubleshooting ability will be key to your success in this role.

In addition to the technical capability that you will bring to the role, you will be a key driver in establishing the early culture of the mine and will champion the spirit of collaboration, cooperation, safe and professional ethical standards.

This role is for the tradesperson looking to establish a long-term career with a pioneering nickel miner and will gain exposure to innovative world class mining technology.


  • Manual C Class Drivers Licence or above
  • WA A Grade Electrical Licence
  • Minimum 3 Years Mining, Underground or Heavy Industrial Experience
  • Instrumentation Technician Qualifications (Desirable but not essential)
  • National Police Clearance (Valid within 2 Months)
  • High Risk Work Licence with Desirable Endorsements of Forklift OR EWP
  • Working at Heights & Confined Space
  • Exposure to SAP or Pronto for inventory management and parts ordering


If you would like to secure a long-term mining career and the opportunity to be involved in the early establishment and growth of a leading nickel mining operation supporting the sustainable energy transition, click “Apply Now”.

Zenith Search are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applicants from all backgrounds, cultures and experiences to apply with applications reviewed on merit, competency and values.

Recruitment is underway immediately for a July commencement!


Martyn Hill is an experienced mining industry recruiter with over 12 years’ experience recruiting for high volume technical blue-collar mining and construction roles throughout Australia.

He is an active member of the Recruitment Consulting and Staffing Association and passionate about raising the professional standard and accreditation of the recruitment industry.


Chris Meads has been in the recruitment industry for 1 year now after a very successful Mining Career that spanned over 20 years. From Open Pit Production to Process Plant and Crushing and Screening, Chris brings knowledge of onsite operations at a detailed level.


Zenith Search is a leading provider of specialized recruitment services to the Australian mining and construction industry. Our clients trust our industry experienced recruitment consultants to deliver an innovative, professional and ethical approach to sourcing only the best talent for their operations. Our employees and applicants can trust that our award-winning consultants will consistently go above and beyond to get you the job you want in your next role with us!

We succeed when you succeed.

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For more information on the role, please call us on 08 9480 0479 or email us.
Reference: 9552_1688604403

AU$165000 - AU$197500 per annum + Incl. Health Insurance, Shares & Bonuses

AUD $165,000 – $197,500