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Process Operator

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Work type: Fixed Term Fulltime
Location: Various
Categories: Operations

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 qualified Process Operator to join the team in the concentrator at our Cape Preston Operations. This is a great opportunity to play a key role in one of the biggest fixed plant Concentrators in Australia. This role is working on a 2/1 roster FIFO from Perth on a 12 month maximum term contract.

The Purpose of the Role

Reporting to the Supervisor – Concentrator, this role is responsible for the safe and efficient shift operation of the Concentrator and associated equipment to achieve production targets as set out.

You will build relationships with key personnel and work closely with maintenance personnel to achieve high plant availability.

The Requirements

We are seeking applications from suitably qualified individuals with significant experience in a fixed plant mining environment in a processing role.  You will have had substantial experience working with large scale Primary & Pebble Crushing, AG and Ball Mills, Magnetic Separation, Thickeners and Conveyors and Tailings Management Systems.  An understanding of Isolations and Permit to Work procedures is advantageous also.

Personally, you will have great communication skills; have a good level of computer literacy (SAP experience desirable) and an overriding commitment to Health & Safety.

A current WA Manual Drivers Licence is essential for this position.  Experience operating forklifts, bobcats and loaders is also desirable.

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 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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