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Summer Vacation Student – Electrical Engineer

Category: Product ID: 1264


About the job

  • Summer Vacation Student – Electrical Engineer
  • 12 Weeks Paid Placement
  • Learn day to day operations as well as work on an individual project

CSA Mine, New South Wales

Ref. No. ELEVAC2223

CSA Mine is looking for current university students studying a Bachelor of Engineering in electrical and/or electronics to join our paid summer Vacation Student Program November 2022-February 2023. Reporting to the Lead Electrical Engineer, you will work with a team that will help you gain specific practical experience and take ownership of real work and projects and make a real contribution. You will have the opportunity to learn on the job with an individual development plan . You will work in one of the world’s most iconic mining districts, which has the second highest grade copper mine in the country.

To ensure you get the most out of your vacation placement you will be exposed both to the day-to-day operations as well as your own individual project.

You will be exposed to: 

  • A unique opportunity to gain industry experience whilst still completing your degree 
  • Assisting with projects, technical drawings, equipment labelling, documentation etc 
  • Spending time in the filed with electricians, OT personnel etc. 

About You: 

  • Current university student studying Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related disciplines 
  • You will be a proactive, enthusiastic individual who is eager to learn 
  • Data analysis and/or machine learning knowledge and/or interests are highly regarded 
  • Electrical power system knowledge and/or interests are highly regarded 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to always work safely 
  • Able to commence onsite Monday 28 November 2022 and work until Friday 17 February 2023.


We offer competitive remuneration and as this is a residential position CSA Mine will pay for flights, and supply accommodation during your placement . CSA also provides Pool & Gym Reimbursements to our employees.

This position is offered on a 5/2 – 4/3 roster, allowing you time to explore the local region. Your Vacation Program will also include social activities and targeted development activities designed for you to get the most out of being on our site and with our various professionals.


Located an eight-hour drive to Sydney, nine-hour drive to Melbourne, and a quick three-hour drive to Dubbo, Cobar is a fascinating town rich in mining heritage and natural attractions. Entertainment options include restaurants, pubs, and clubs for dining out. You will be kept busy with a bowling and golf club, rugby and rugby league teams, race club, pony club, Olympic size swimming pool, gym – and more! The town boasts beautiful parks, two reservoirs, picnic areas and playgrounds. The youth club Youthie is a vibrant children’s hub with a games room, gym and weights room, squash courts, sauna, indoor stadium, outdoor basketball court and a skate park.

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For further information please contact:

Jackson Barrow, HR Advisor, on phone 0473 627 042 or email

Applications Close: 7.00am, 26 October 2022