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Superintendent Electrical & NPI

Date: 19-Nov-2021

Location: Groote Eylandt, NT, AU, 0885

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.

Located on tropical Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory, GEMCO is one of the world’s largest and lowest cost producers of high-grade manganese ore.  Groote Eylandt is home to the Anindilyakwa people, who are the Traditional Owners of the land and have been working alongside GEMCO since 1963.


About the role

In the role of Electrical & NPI Superintendent you will manage and maintain Non-Process Infrastructure and Electrical assets across the GEMCO operations.


Key responsibilities of the role include:


  • Operation and maintenance of the Gemco Power Stations, Fuel Terminal, water treatment and distribution system and sewerage treatment facility
  • Maintenance of Electrical equipment at Gemco (Execution of Planned, Breakdown and Shutdown maintenance)
  • Supervising, monitoring and evaluating personnel to ensure that all work is on schedule, to required quality and specifications
  • Providing daily support, guidance and leadership to improve the Team performance
  • Ensure electrical work undertaken complies with NT electrical regulations
  • Demonstrate a commitment to safe outcomes under time pressure


About you

  • Electrical Trade/Engineer Qualifications
  • Strong understanding of SAP’s maintenance planning and scheduling functionality
  • Essential Microsoft Office experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge in understanding isolated power network operation
    • Electrical Protection Systems
    • High Voltage Switching
    • Electrical Regulations


Please Note: COVID-19 Update

In accordance with the COVID-19 Directions (No. 55) 2021 - Directions for mandatory vaccination of workers to attend the workplace issued by the Northern Territory Chief Health Officer, GEMCO must ensure that all persons who attend Groote Eylandt on and from 13 November 2021 have received the first dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine, and all persons who attend Groote Eylandt on and from 25 December 2021 have received two doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine. You acknowledge and agree that you will be required to provide proof of your vaccination status, which will be securely stored in accordance with Australian privacy legislation.


Our benefits


  • Competitive salary and bonus incentives
  • 4/3 Roster – FIFO from Cairns / Darwin or Residential on Groote Eylandt
  • Industry leading parental leave and family care policy
  • Education and career development
  • Excellent facilities including gym, beachside workout area, swimming pool, golf course, tennis and squash courts, sports oval and scenic walking track


Our culture


At South32, our people are fundamental to our success.  We’re focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered and appropriately rewarded.

We aspire to be an inclusive organisation, where our workforce reflects the broader demographic of the countries and communities where we operate.

South32 embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.


Please note this job advert will close on the 2nd of December 2021