Why are you in this industry/occupation?
I am really interested in how electricity works and I enjoy learning all aspects of my job including my time spent learning the theory components. I attended an Agricultural School for high school and enjoyed the hands on practical work
What are the benefits?
There are many different pathways within the Electrical trade in industrial, commercial, domestic and I get to experience them all in my job. I am also fortunate that my employer offers me the opportunity to also complete an Electrical Instrumentation qualification as part of my apprenticeship.
The mining industry is constantly changing through continuous improvement. We are always learning new processes and better ways of doing things which helps us improve the work we are doing.
What are the drawbacks?
There are no real negatives I have the normal challenges that are in any job
Why do you encourage other women and girls to consider the industry/occupation?
I really enjoy what I am learning and if you also enjoy hands on practical work then becoming an Electrician is a great career as it is really interesting. It is also great to have mining experience.