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Surface Mine Electricians

Tucson, AZ, USA

GMS is hiring for Surface Mine Electricians for our location in Tucson, AZ. If you are an experienced Electrician, with a background in Mining and you are ready to work- we want you! If you meet the skill requirement below, APPLY NOW!


  • Safely maintain, install, troubleshoot, and repair electrical power and control systems and equipment throughout a large surface mining and milling operation.

  • Safely maintain and repair power distribution circuits, switchgear, motors, and motor control systems with voltages up to 13.8KV.

  • Install, troubleshoot, and repair hard-wired control logic and PLC control systems.

  • Operate equipment including boom trucks, fork trucks and other equipment associated with electrical maintenance and repair.


  • MSHA Part 48

  • A minimum of at least 5 yrs. experience in Mining Field (Required)

  • High proficiency in reading and understanding electrical schematic, one-line, logic and interconnection diagrams and drawings

  • Working knowledge and experience in medium and low voltage power distribution systems and equipment including transformers, circuit breakers and protective relaying and fusing. Experience above 13KV is a plus.

  • Basic knowledge of process instrumentation used for level, pressure, flow and position control.

  • Must be able to perform preventive maintenance and repairs procedures on all types of electrical and electronic systems, both indoors and outdoors.

  • Must be willing to work rotating shifts, rotating days off and overtime as required.

  • Outdoor maintenance duties are required and are subject to prevailing inclement weather conditions.

  • Must have or be able to attain a valid Driver's License

  • Basic ability to speak, read and write English.

  • Mine Equipment electrical troubleshooting and repair is a plus.

Job Specifications

  • Shift:  7-on / 7-off (12hr shifts) Rotation Schedule (Days & Nights)

  • Pay Rate: $35-40 per hour (Depending on Experience). Per diem included in addition to hourly rate

Great pay and great benefits. Experienced applicants will be given first consideration. If you want to be part of North America's Premier Mining Contractor! GMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you feel you're a good fit for this position, we encourage interested applicants to apply now with an updated resume.