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Mechanical Fitter - HME

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Work type: Permanent Fulltime
Location: Perth
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 is currently recruiting for experienced Mechanical Fitters to join our HME (Heavy Mobile Equipment) maintenance team. This position offers a FIFO 2/1 roster (continuous shift) from Perth.

The Purpose of the Role

Reporting to the Supervisor - HME, the Mechanical Fitter is responsible for performing services, repairs and general maintenance tasks of a diverse range of mobile plant.  You will also be involved with conducting inspections, and adjustments utilising own skills and test equipment.

You will also conduct workshop & field services whilst liaising with equipment operators on potential problems and technical errors.  Of paramount importance - all activities must be conducted in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.

We are targeting candidates who have worked on either shovels & drills, in field service or in the workshop completing servicing and major repairs.

The Requirements

  • Relevant mechanical trade qualifications;
  • At least 3 years relevant experience within the mining industry (preferably FIFO);
  • Experience maintaining HME plant including diesel electric haul trucks, large hydraulic face shovels, excavators, wheel loaders, track dozers and drill rigs;
  • Current WA HR driver’s licence is essential.

Personally, you will have great communication skills, be a team player, be able to self-manage and have advanced problem solving skills.  An overriding commitment to health & safety is what will be required for success in this role.

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.

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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