Maintenance Foreperson

Location: Perth Posted Date: March 17, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 568850 Careermine Job Id: 1838649
Maintenance Foreperson
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Job type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Perth, Geraldton, Karara
Categories: Trades, Maintenance

Who we are
Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Our Mining, Energy and Industrial division provides engineering and construction, contract mining and asset services to customers in the resources, energy, power generation and industrial sectors. As part of this team, you'll join a group of innovative thinkers who work together to deliver market-leading, safe, cost effective and environmentally friendly outcomes that exceed customer expectations.
Position summary

Downer Mining provides open cut mining services at Karara mine, including drilling, blasting, loading, haulage and stockpile rehandle. The operation is a conventional pit with a 30Mtpa mining rate. The Karara pit will feed the client-run processing plant, which will produce 8Mtpa of magnetite concentrate. The concentrate will be transported by rail to Geraldton for shipment.

We are currently seeking an experienced Maintenance Foreperson to provide daily supervision of the maintenance personnel to plan, organise and optimise use of heavy mobile plant equipment within the required timeframes and quality requirements.

  • Solid experience working at a Supervisory level and have the capacity to lead your team to achieve a high level of results
  • Previous mobile plant experience essential with Diesel Trade qualification
  • Strong knowledge and key fundamentals of Workplace Safety as well as facilitating broad range of safety activities
  • Experience monitoring mining equipment and processes in an Open Cut mining environment
  • Demonstrated ability in Coordinating and planning operations in an Open Cut mining environment
  • Lead by example related to all areas of environmental concerns in a mining environment
  • First Aid Certification , Working Safely at Heights, Confined Space and Section 44 (Desirable)

  • Competitive salary with this permanent position
  • A team commitment to Zero Harm
  • 14/7 roster
  • An overriding commitment to Zero Harm
  • A Supportive work environment with professional development opportunities

Located 45 minutes from Perth by plane, this project offers a 2:1 FIFO roster from Perth and/or bus in/out from Geraldton. The site camp offers modern ensuited rooms, with the latest modern amenities including sporting & recreational facilities.

Please apply directly to this application if you wish to be considered for this pivotal role.