Technician : Mechanical (Boilermaker)

Location: St Ives Posted Date: June 26, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 58338 Careermine Job Id: 1844984
Role Details

Gold Fields Australia is currently seeking a Technician: Mechanical (Boilermaker) to join their Fixed Plant Maintenance team at St Ives Gold Mine.

Reporting to the Coordinator: Mechanical Fixed Plant, you will be responsible for contributing to the overall effectiveness of the company by completing Mechanical/Fabricating related tasks on Fixed Plant equipment as used in our Processing Mill mining operations.

This role is offered on a 9 days on 5 days off roster and would require the incumbent to be residential in Kambalda or Kalgoorlie.

Bus transportation is offered to and from site daily and relocation assistance will be offered to the successful candidate if required.

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.
  • Manage and maintain the Processing Equipment to a high operating standard, minimising downtime and impact to the business
  • Manage and maintain all and wear protection to a high operating standard
  • Manage and coordinate third party and contract labour requirements for peak labour and scheduled works
  • Assist with other mechanical tasks within the scope of crew duties as directed by the Supervisors, limited to your competency and technically capability
  • Develop new and upcoming personnel seconded to your control, whom are participating in the site apprenticeship and training programs
  • Update/enter data into the site nominated computer maintenance systems (SAP), and any other computer-based systems required within the requirements of the Maintenance area


Key factors to your success include:

  • Certificate of Secondary Education (Year 10)
  • Trade Certificate, - Fabrication /Boilermaking or Welding
  • C Class Manual Drivers licence
  • High Risk licences - Desirable (i.e. EWP, CN Crane, Rigging, Dogging)
  • 5 Years post trade experience in a mining environment with SME


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