Drill Fitter - Carrapateena

Brisbane, Australia
Jan 13, 2021
Jan 20, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
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Are you looking for your next career move? Do you need a lifestyle change? We have an opportunity for you to join us on large scale operation with a life expectancy of 20 years

Downer Mining are seeking applications for experienced Drill Fitters to join the team on a permanent basis at Carrapateena, a large-scale, world class modern underground mine owned by OZ minerals located in South Australia 160km north of Port Augusta.

The Carrapateena team works a lifestyle friendly fly in fly out shift roster of 8 days on, 6 days off (Day shift only). We have short chartered flights from Adelaide or Port Augusta to site.

Your New Role

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, you will be responsible for undertaking safe and cost effective maintenance, repairs and installation activities on all drills, ensuring a high level of reliability to maximise production and minimise downtime.

This is an autonomous role looking after our Sandvik DD421 drill fleet.

  • Experience in servicing, general maintenance, major & minor repairs & diagnostics on SandvickDD421 development drills
  • Self motivated with the ability to work autonomously or in a team
  • Demonstrated experience improving drill fleet reliability & availability targets
  • Ability to forecast & plan future major work requirements
  • Demonstrated experience working with a planning team to effectively manage defect elimination
  • Demonstrated knowledge of underground metalliferous mining processes and operations (preferred)
  • Current Drivers Licence

What We Offer
  • Accommodation provided by Tjungu village which offers free Wi-Fi, great dining facilities with a range of food options as well as a range of lifestyle options to make you feel at home;
  • Telstra 4G mobile network coverage available across site;
  • A permanent role with a competitive and attractive hourly rate and accrual of 5 weeks AL with competency-based pay increases;
  • Access to a range of employee benefits and discounts on health insurances and local health check programs, as well as discounted vehicle hire and much more!;
  • A diverse and supportive work environment where individuals are encouraged to show initiative;
  • Access to a range of career development and advancement opportunities;
  • Our Zero Harm initiative: A genuine commitment to the health and safety of all employee;
  • Job security in the form of a long term contract and a long term mine life.

How To Apply

To register your interest, please hit the "apply now" button and follow instructions to register

This exciting role offers you the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment and develop your career within a highly successful organisation. If you are passionate about what you do and motivated to succeed, apply now.

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