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Date posted:  Apr 18, 2024

Karratha, AU

Job Function:  Maintenance
Job Type:  Temporary
Job Requisition ID:  18602

Expression of Interest - Electrical

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

The Yara Pilbara Fertilisers' plant is one of the largest ammonia production sites in the world and we have also taken the ammonia process further downstream with the Yara Pilbara Nitrates Technical Ammonium Nitrate (TAN) plant, a joint venture with Orica. Together with ENGIE, Yara Pilbara will also build a renewable hydrogen plant to produce renewable ammonia.


We are seeking ambitious and curious-minded colleagues who are keen to make a difference, whilst residing in the nearby coastal city of Karratha, Western Australia, a key community in the region with a resource focus and a relaxed, friendly lifestyle. All Karratha-based roles offered are on a residential basis, with relocation assistance provided, as well as housing – rent-free.

Find out more about:

Yara International: Yara International | Responsibly feed the world and protect the planet
Yara Pilbara: Yara Pilbara | Yara Australia


Looking for an exciting new challenge?

We are looking to engage with a range of candidates who have experience within the ammonia, energy, gas, oil, petrochemical, or similar other heavy industries, who are interested in roles such as:
-    E&I Technicians: performs the corrective, preventive and predictive maintenance and modifications related to Electrical and Instrumentation equipment, possesses excellent fault-finding abilities and capable of providing safe and efficient day to day preventative and corrective maintenance on both electrical and instrumentation systems. Minimum requirements are electrical trade qualifications (aligned with WA requirements), Certificate IV in Instrumentation or equivalent trade, Installation and maintenance of Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas (EEHA) and high voltage switching certificates, 4+ years of experience in a similar industry (Petrochemical, Gas Processing or Oil Refining), and basic SAP skills.
-    Engineers: ensures all electrical systems are maintained safely and efficiently; meeting statutory, regulatory, budgetary and site requirements. Ensures the availability and adequate performance of all electrical assets within the anhydrous ammonia processing and utilities facilities. This includes but is not limited to high and low voltage motors and generators, electrical distribution network and equipment, transformers heating, ventilation and air conditioning units, radio communication, CCTV, fire and gas, switchgear, PA systems, light and power. Minimum requirements are Bachelor Degree in Electrical, Instrumentation or Electronics Engineering (Electrical & Electronics), MIAust membership, Functional Safety Engineer certification (from e.g. TUV), 5+ years of experience in a similar industry (Petrochemical, Gas Processing or Oil Refining), contractor management experience, RCA, and strong SAP skills.

If you have permanent Australian work rights and relevant qualifications/experience, we encourage you to Grow with us at Yara.
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What's On Offer?

•    Complimentary Karratha housing for duration of employment
•    5 weeks annual leave
•    9 day fortnight available 
•    $35,000 regional location allowance
•    $1,000 annual Health and Wellness allowance
•    Annual bonus program with a target of one month’s base salary
•    $3,000 p.a. electricity/water utility reimbursement
•    Flights for yourself and dependents, twice per year, after initial service period
•    Relocation assistance
•    As well as 6 months paid primary parental leave, culturally diverse workforce with a DEI Ambassador program, salary packaging, and active Social Club

Additional Information

Yara celebrates diversity in all operations, practices, and engagement. We encourage people from all walks of life, experience, skills, genders and orientations, races, and backgrounds to apply for opportunities within our growing business. 
Our values have diversity, equity and inclusion as a foundation, and everyone is part of our success. 
For more information on Yara International please access

Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassadors networks. 

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