Electrical & Instrument Control Tech

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Work type: Permanent Fulltime
Location: Various
Categories: Trades

About CITIC Pacific Mining (CPM)

CPM is the company behind Sino Iron, already Australia’s largest magnetite operation, located on Western Australia’s Pilbara coast, south of Karratha.

We’re spearheading a new downstream processing industry for the nation, transforming magnetite iron ore into a high-grade, premium export product.

Sino Iron is a fully integrated operation – featuring a mine serviced by the biggest haul trucks in the world, a six-line concentrator and port terminal facilities at nearby Cape Preston. Our state-of-the-art power station and desalination plant are among the largest in the State.

We’re looking for people at the top of their game, who want to become part of Australia’s iron ore future.

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 (days only) Roster, FIFO from Perth.

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.

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, PLC 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.

What we offer

  • The chance to work at an innovative, world-class project
  • Competitive salary
  • Career progression and training

To Apply

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We reserve the right to close the 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. 

As an employee of CPM you’ll be part of a culturally and gender diverse organisation, committed to providing equal opportunities for all staff.

To learn more about Sino Iron, please visit www.citicpacificmining.com and www.betterpartnerships.com.au.

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

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