Apprentice : Mechanical (Boilermaker)

Location: Granny Smith Posted Date: July 18, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 57132 Careermine Job Id: 1787447
Role Details

Gold Fields Australia is currently seeking an 1 st Year Apprentice Boilermaker to join their Processing Maintenance Mining team at Granny Smith Gold Mine. This role is offered on an 8 days on and 6 days off roster, is FIFO from Perth and is available on a 4 year Fixed Term Contract.

Reporting to the Coordinator: Mechanical (Fixed), you will be responsible for gaining and developing the required skills to successfully complete the requirements of an apprenticeship in a Boilermaker trade.

Key responsibilities will include;
  • Develop individual capacity to qualify as a tradesperson by undertaking all aspects of formal and informal training that is aligned to the Apprenticeship training plan outline and site requirements as directed by site training personnel.
  • Applying underpinning knowledge and skills gained through the apprentice training program to enhance the reliability, serviceability and availability of the mill, equipment, support equipment, and infrastructure relevant to your trade.
  • Ensures a safe work environment by ensuring work areas are kept clean, tidy and free of hazards.
  • Ensure a safe working environment by identifying and reporting all hazards and incidents.
  • Improve the overall effectiveness of the maintenance team by providing support and assistance as directed.
  • Supporting the efficient operation of the production facilities by providing reliable and accurate maintenance knowledge, expertise and practical application, to minimise down time;


Key factors to your success include;
  • Successfully completed Certificate II In Engineering (Pre-apprenticeship Fabrication)
  • Completion of schooling to Year 12 would be desirable
  • Sound computer literacy
  • Intermediate level or above in Microsoft Office applications would be advantageous
  • C Class Drivers Licence is essential
  • Applied First Aid certificate would be an advantage
  • Previous experience working in mechanical maintenance in a mining environment is essential


Interested parties should submit a detailed curriculum vitae to: https://careers.goldfields.com.au

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.