Electrical / Instrumentation Technician - Perth Based

We are seeking an Electrical / Instrumentation Technician to:

  • Build, test, install, troubleshoot and repair developmental and production electronic circuitry and devices;
  • Undertake work in a workshop environment as well as on site (as required) for maintenance, installation and commissioning activities;
  • Assist with the maintenance of existing weighing and loading control systems installed throughout Australia. Our systems consist of both vendor supplied and in-house developed hardware and software.


Essential Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the mining or resource industry;
  • Experience with instrumentation and automation
  • Driver’s license;
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of engineering, mathematics, physics and electrical circuitry, as well as electronic and electrical testing;
  • Ability to understand schematics;
  • Willingness to commit to site visits (up to 12 weeks in a year usually in less than 1 week stints);
  • Ability to confidently work alongside other workers on site i.e. electricians, rail workers, labourers and other trade disciplines;
  • Ability to confidently represent Meridian Engineers on site and liaise professionally with clients and client representatives;
  • Ability to work well both alone and in a team;
  • A professional approach;
  • Good problem-solving abilities and communication skills;
  • Australian Permanent Resident status.


Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Leading Hand
  • Programming skills, PLC knowledge;
  • Operate computers using Windows based operating systems and software (MS Word, MS Excel etc).


Job benefits and perks

  • Above average remuneration with flexible working hours for the right applicant;
  • Opportunities to work on projects abroad and domestically for Australia’s premier resource companies including BHP, Rio Tinto, BMA, Glencore, FMG, Aurizon and Yancoal;
  • Support for ongoing professional development;
  • On the job training of our technology and business processes;
  • Permanent staff position in Osborne Park, WA;
  • Modern office environment with pleasant working conditions.
To apply, please send your resume to