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Underground Field Service Technician

LocationTomago, NSW 2322
Work TypeFull time
Positions2 Positions
Published At:3 months ago
Job no: 057-24
Category: Trade & Services


We are looking for dedicated and highly skilled Field Service Technician to support our Underground mining customers in New South Wales.

As a Field Service Technician you will play a pivotal role in the testing, repair, installation and commissioning of Ampcontrol manufactured equipment and systems on sites. This includes Longwall systems, Development Power systems, Conveyor signal line and communication systems, Gas monitoring equipment and HV electrical equipment.

Your role will include:

  • Installation, and commissioning of Electrical equipment Underground 
  • Onsite electrical auditing, testing, breakdown assistance, commissioning and installation the above mentioned systems
  • Provide face to face support to our clients
  • Work individually and in small teams across a wide range of mine sites
  • Provide timely and quality service related reports following any site work completed.


A willingness to gets hands on in an electrical manufacturing and service environment will be complemented by the following:

  • Safety as a core value
  • Experience with HV electrical equipment and systems specific to mining and utilities (including diagnosis and fault finding)
  • Experience with Underground coal longwall systems (Ampcontrol controlled systems will be an advantage)
  • Experience with IMAC and Gasguard systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of explosion protection techniques
  • Understanding of AS3800,AS4871, AS2290 (desirable)
  • Good report writing skills (essential)
  • Task focused approach
  • Ability to make a decision
  • A commitment to providing exceptional client and customer service
  • Comfortable with travel and being away from home


  • Electrical trade qualifications
  • Hazardous Area Competencies (desirable)
  • HV Switching certificate (desirable)


  • Living away from home Allowances
  • Underground Allowances
  • Constant overtime at Penalty rates
  • Fully maintained work vehicle for personnel use
  • Personal career development
  • On the job training
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Competitive salary 
  • Purchased leave
  • Health & Wellbeing programs and discounts
  • Being part of a global, innovative organisation

At Ampcontrol, we are united by the principles of safety, people, innovation, customer and performance. Our people and values make our business better and are at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to investing in our people and provide a supportive, healthy and safe working environment for all our employees.


  • Market competitive rates
  • Flexible lifestyle roster
  • Overtime
  • Purchased leave program
  • Fitness subsidies
  • Educational assistance programs that support your continued development
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Salary sacrificing options

If you believe you have the right skills, experience and passion for succeeding in this role, please submit your cover letter and resume for consideration via the link.


For over 50 years Ampcontrol has achieved and celebrated a growing workforce across the world. Amongst the technological firsts, awards, impressive growth and global reach, Ampcontrol is a company founded on simple, yet rock solid foundations. A philosophy of anything is possible has meant our customer driven technology solutions are redefining industry expectations. Our pioneering integrated electrical solutions and technology makes a meaningful improvement to people's lives across the globe……in short, our people do some seriously cool stuff to energise our world!

  • Published on 07 Mar 2024, 8:28 PM