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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.

CITIC Pacific Mining has contracted Cape Preston Port Company (CPPC) a wholly owned group company to operate the port and marine ore delivery supply chain.

The Opportunity 

CITIC Pacific Mining is currently looking for an experienced and Australian recognized trade qualified Maintenance Fitter for our Port Operations – this is a key part of the Sino Iron project. This role is permanent and a 2/1 FIFO roster from Perth applies.

The Purpose of the Role

Reporting to the Port Maintenance Supervisor you will be responsible for the servicing, repair and maintenance of plant equipment (Stackers, Reclaimers, Ship loaders, Conveyors, Transhippers, Sample Stations and Transfer Vessels), conducting inspections and adjustments utilising skills and test equipment and conducting and controlling the "field" service of fixed Plant equipment. You will also have the ability to supervise Contractors as required.

The Requirements

  • Australian Recognised mechanical trade certificate
  • Knowledge of Pneumatics and Hydraulics with a high skill level on fault finding
  • Working at heights, hot work, confined space, forklift and EWP
  • MSIC card
  • Knowledge of Maintenance Management Systems (SAP)
  • Be self-motivated, proactive and work well within a team environment
  • A current WA Manual Drivers Licence is essential.

 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. 

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.

CITIC Pacific Mining and Cape Preston Port Company are 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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