Field Electrical Engineer

Tanami, Northern Territory, Australia

Job Reference 1191017

Location Tanami, Northern Territory, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added July 3, 2023

Field Electrical Engineer – Tanami, NT

Our client is seeking a Field Electrical Engineer to work within their facilities in Tanami, NT on a 12-month initial contract.

Job Overview:
Our client is seeking a Field Electrical Engineer to join their site-based team on a 2:1 FIFO roster. You will provide on-site engineering support during the construction phase of the Tanami project. Your role will involve design adjustments, interpretation, and final approval to ensure construction aligns with specifications.

  • Apply engineering management systems, processes, and tools.
  • Deliver high-quality work with technical expertise and accuracy.
  • Utilize software tools like MS Office Suite and relevant engineering software.
  • Engage in inspection and verification activities.
  • Collaborate with contractors and other disciplines.
  • Ensure compliance with electrical codes and safety standards.
  • Solve problems and contribute to team meetings.
  • Perform field engineering tasks and adjust designs as needed.
  • Prepare work packs and calculations.
  • Follow construction safety guidelines and choose appropriate materials.
What you will bring:
  • Minimum 5 years' experience as an EC&I Design and Field Engineer, preferably in mining projects.
  • Knowledge of HV systems and protection.
  • Proficiency in design and calculation software. (AutoCAD, AutoCAD 3D, Navisworks, Vault)
  • Understanding of electrical engineering codes and safety standards.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Friendly, confident, and collaborative personality.
  • Recognized degree in relevant discipline or equivalent qualification/experience.
  • Preferred: Degree in Electrical, Instrumentation, or Mechatronics Engineering.
  • Membership with Engineers Australia.
  • Chartered Professional Engineer status.
About Airswift
Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients. 
With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry and the level of experience, exposure and expertise that the organization has is unparalleled.

Only candidates located within Australia, with full Australian working rights will be considered.

For further information please contact Patrick Chick via +61 8 6146 4363 or

AS Job Number: 1191017

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