Underground HD Fitter

Location: Agnew Posted Date: March 20, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 57883 Careermine Job Id: 1839038
Role Details

Gold Fields Australia is currently seeking a Technician: Mechanical (Mobile) to join their Underground Mobile Maintenance department at Agnew (New Holland) Gold Mine.

This role is offered on an 8 days on and 6 days off, 7 nights on, 7 days off and is FIFO from Perth.

Reporting to the Leading Hand: Mechanical, you will be responsible for carrying out preventative and scheduled maintenance and breakdowns on Surface and Underground equipment as directed by your Supervisor. These tasks will also ensure the shift operates in a safe and efficient manner by complying with all the policies and procedures and meeting the set targets.

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;
  • Achieve budgeted maintenance targets by practicing preventative maintenance through scheduled inspections, servicing, adjustments, troubleshooting and timely repair of mobile equipment;
  • Provide reliable and accurate maintenance knowledge, expertise and practical application, to minimize down time and subsequent loss of production;
  • Assist with ongoing training and mentoring of apprentices and trainees and supervising of contractors;
  • Requisitioning of parts and materials and processing of maintenance orders;
  • Develop, implement and maintain adherence to appropriate procedures and processes to ensure consistent, timely and efficient delivery of mining plans.


Key factors to your success include;
  • Australian recognized Heavy Mechanical Trade Qualification
  • 3 years underground experience
  • Previous experience in mechanical maintenance in an underground environment and knowledge of mining technologies and equipment
  • Experience with Atlas M7C drills and MT6020 and MT65 trucks
  • Experience with CAT R2900 and R1700 loaders
  • Experience with Sandvik development drills DD420 & DD421
  • Current aircon ticket
  • High risk fork lift and CN tickets desirable
  • Previous SAP experience desirable
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Valid C" class WA License as a minimum
  • Current Working at Heights, DGSC and Confined Spaces is desirable


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.