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Mechanical Maintenance Leading Hand (Shovels & Drills)

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Work type: Permanent Fulltime
Location: Cape Preston
Categories: Various

CITIC Pacific Mining is the developer and operator of the Sino Iron project, a world class magnetite processing operation at Cape Preston, 100km south west of Karratha in Western Australia.

An industrial megaproject, Sino Iron is already the largest magnetite mining, processing and export operation in Australia, shipping a premium concentrate product to overseas steel mills. Dedicated infrastructure includes the concentrator area, port facilities, a combined-cycle gas-fired power station, desalination plant and 30km slurry pipeline.

With a mine life of more than 30 years, Sino Iron heralds a new downstream industry for Western Australia, delivering significant socio-economic benefits to the community for decades to come. 

The Opportunity

CITIC Pacific Mining is currently looking for a Leading Hand – Load & Drill, to join our growing team. This is an opportunity to work on some of the largest mining equipment in the world. This role is offered as a permanent full-time basis, FIFO from Perth on a 2/1 continuous roster (a week of day, a week of night, a week off).

The Purpose of the Role

Reporting to the Supervisor – Load & Drill, you will be supervising the tradesmen, apprentices, contracts and services personnel. The team will be managing the services, maintenance and repairs to a fleet of Electric Drive trucks, Caterpillar ancillary equipment, Le Tourneau wheel loaders, O&K Excavators and Shovels, Terex/Reedrill SKF drills, and associated components. You will be assisting the Supervisors with the safety performance, service records and documentations, and initiates actions to prevent the occurrence of machinery/equipment non-conformance, issues and its solutions. 

The Requirements

To be considered for this role, you will have:-

  • At least 5 years' demonstrated experience in a similar role
  • Trade qualified with solid experiences in load & drill equipment
  • SAP leading hand level user knowledge is highly desirable
  • A valid WA HR licence is mandatory for the role

A copy of all current qualifications / licences must be provided at the time of interview.

The Application

Short listing for this position will commence immediately, we do reserve the right to close this position earlier than stated.  To enable us to process your application as quickly as possible simply click on the 'Apply' button below.

Please note: it is a requirement that all internal applicants advise their immediate line manager of their application.

Candidates represented by agencies will not be considered for this position.                                

Direct applications are welcome to apply.

CITIC Pacific Mining is committed to equal opportunity and believes every employee has the right to carry out their work in an environment that promotes job satisfaction and maximizes performance. The strength of the company and its growth plans provides exciting and challenging career and personal opportunities.


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Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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