Operator Maintainer Technician

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

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 Western Australia’s iron ore future.

The opportunity

We’re seeking a driven and experienced Power Station Operator for our 480MW Power Station at our Cape Preston Operations.  This is your chance to be part of something new and exciting in the Pilbara.  This role will be on a 2/1 FIFO continuous shift roster FIFO from Perth to Cape Preston.

Reporting to the Supervisor – O&M, in this role you’ll be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Power Station and to coincide with the requirements of the site as well as the statutory requirements and CPM’s policies and procedures.

You will perform preventative and breakdown maintenance. Seek improvements and initiate technical fault finding for the electrical power generation, distribution and transmission systems and processes to ensure delivery of consistent electrical power and ensuring the safe operation of our power station equipment and systems. You will be a self-starter, someone who enjoys a challenge, must have great communication skills and have a good understanding of computer based control systems

To be successful in the role you must have the following qualifications, skills & experience:

  • You must have at least 2 years previous experience in Power Station Operations
  • Candidates with trade qualifications (preferably operation and mechanical background) will be looked upon most favourably, as will candidates possessing Turbine and Boiler tickets.
  • Understanding of power system protection equipment and its operation
  • SAP Maintenance Management System experience is desirable
  • A current WA Manual Drivers licence is an essential requirement

We’re looking for motivated team players, with good communication skills and a can-do attitude.

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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