Technician : Mechanical (Fixed)

Granny Smith, Australia
Oct 19, 2020
Nov 04, 2020
Work Term
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Full Time
Role Details

Gold Fields Australia is currently seeking a Technician: Mechanical (Fixed ) to join their Underground Maintenance department at Granny Smith Gold Mine.

Reporting to the Electrical Supervisor, you will be responsible for assisting the mining maintenance team to safely and efficiently maintain the underground mine. This will be achieved by managing, installing, repairing, and monitoring fixed plant and dewatering infrastructure. This includes Refrigeration plant, Paste and Concrete batch plants, RO water plant, UG & surface dewatering systems (diesel and electric) as well as pneumatic and fuel delivery systems. You will be expected to adhere to company policies, procedures and statutory regulations.

This role is offered on an 8 day on 6 days off roster and Is FIFO from Perth.

Key responsibilities will include:
• Always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of GFA and ensures that the Vital Behaviours are adhered to at all times
• Carry out mechanical repairs, servicing or modifications to equipment in such a way as to maximise machine mechanical availability and increase operating efficiency.
• Carry out preventative maintenance of underground mining fixed plant and dewatering equipment.
• Carry out fault-finding, diagnosis and repair of fixed plant and pumping infrastructure.
• Assist in moving and installing pumps as required.
• Assist the Maintenance Planner, as required, with any parts required or information leading up to the repair of any equipment.
• Carry out the regular review of maintenance processes and investigate, assess and where appropriate, propose modern technology.
• Prioritise resource and coordinate all unplanned work that arises over the course of the week.

Key factors to your success include:
• Possess a Mechanical Trade Qualification
• Minimum 2 years Underground experience
• Minimum 3 years' experience in mechanical maintenance of underground fixed plant and dewatering equipment
• Valid WA C Class Driver's License
• Basic Computer skills in Microsoft Office Programs, SAP & AMT would be an advantage
• Knowledge and application of relevant statutory obligations
• Crane, Dogging, EWP, Forklift, Confined Space and poly welding tickets would be advantageous to your application

Interested parties should submit their Curriculum Vitae to:

Gold Fields is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment. We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

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