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

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 requires an Electrical and Instrumentation Control Technician to join our Desalination team at Cape Preston. This role is offered on a permanent full time basis, 2/1 Roster FIFO from Perth.

The Purpose of the Role

Reporting to the Supervisor of the Desalination Plant Maintenance Crew, this role will be responsible for performing maintenance and repair of the plant equipment and systems in order to provide a safe, reliable and efficient source of water. You will also perform maintenance, repair and technical fault finding for desalination water generation and ensuring the safe operation of desalination plant equipment and systems.

The Requirements

This role will ensure that preventative and breakdown maintenance of the equipment is performed in accordance with State and Federal regulations. The responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensuring the availability and reliability of designated items for the plant
  • Assisting with the documentation of desalination plant services, processes and working procedures
  • Actively utilising the SAP Maintenance Management System to ensure the progress of maintenance tasks are continuously recorded and accurate
  • Undertaking inspection, fault finding and root cause analysis of failures and making recommendations to ensure that probability of repeat failures are minimised
  • Initiating and implementing process improvements as directed

Candidates are required to have the ability to read and understand prints such as P&ID, loop sheets, electrical connection, single line and logic drawings and ladder logic. The successful candidate will need to have a current unrestricted WA Electrical licence. Proven experience in the field of industrial instrumentation and electrical maintenance is a must for this position. Familiarity with the water treatment process and basic understanding of water plant equipment and electrical, control and repair knowledge will be highly regarded as well as experience in desalination plant safety management systems or other related fields.

You will be a team player with a flexible attitude, highly advanced communication skills (both oral and written) and be computer literate (SAP preferred). A current, Full WA Manual Drivers licence is an essential for the role.

The Application

If you are interested in the above opportunity please submit an application that best demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role, before the closing date of 14th April 2017. Please note that we reserve the right to close this advert prior to the closing date.

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

CITIC Pacific Mining only accepts applications directly from the individual and not via Recruitment agencies, unless expressly invited.



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