UG Mechanical Technician - Mobile Fleet

Cadia Valley Operations, Australia
Sep 21, 2022
Oct 21, 2022
Full Time
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Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, we aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

We recognise that our different backgrounds and perspectives help us find better ways to: solve problems; attract and retain the best people; explore, develop and produce more gold safely and profitably; and help make Newcrest a better place to work.

At Newcrest, we hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem solving.

Operations near and far

Our Cadia site is located in Central West New South Wales, approximately 25 kms outside the vibrant regional town of Orange and three hours' drive from Sydney. Employees reside in the varied accommodation options in Orange, with the surrounding winery and national park areas to enjoy.

Employees have access to the area's wide range of amenities, including a prominent health sector, excellent educational facilities, shopping, transport and other services such as childcare.

Who we're looking for

We are currently seeking an organised and motivated Mobile Fleet Technician to assist in maintaining Cadia East Development and Production Fleets. Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, this busy yet rewarding opportunity will see you perform preventative maintenance, breakdown maintenance and daily servicing on a wide variety of OEM equipment not limited to CAT, Epiroc, Sandvik, Elphinstone, Normet and Volvo.

Other key deliverables include:
  • Understanding of work management practices for work generation and execution
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of fundamental maintenance techniques, processes and procedures to manage Cadia Valley Mobile Fleet
  • Be conversant with the current fleet in relation to maintenance requirements
  • Delivering high quality maintenance to ensure all equipment is delivered to our customers in a safe and reliable condition
  • Working closely with all fleet maintenance supervisors and colleagues to ensure clear task direction is achieved and any deviation from plan is understood

As the ideal candidate, you will be a qualified tradesperson in the maintenance field and experience in underground mobile fleet maintenance will be an advantage. You will appreciate working as part of a team and will exhibit genuine cooperation with other departments to achieve effective working relationships.

In addition, you will also have:
  • Trade Qualification as a Heavy Vehicle Fitter or Light Vehicle Fitter
  • Proven experience in a similar role within heavy industry maintenance environment, preferably associated with mobile fleet
  • Exposure to modern maintenance techniques and computerised maintenance management systems
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel and Word
  • Capable of utilising mobile devices such as Apple iPad to document work
  • Demonstrated ability and knowledge to work safely and follow procedures

Please note: This is a full time permanent role, based at our Cadia operation in NSW. You will be required to work a 7 days on/7 off/7 nights on/7 off roster (12-hours per day, Thursday - Wednesday).

Our commitment to you

Newcrest's commitment to diversity and inclusion respects both the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the advertised application closing date.