Senior Dewatering Technician

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

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 Senior Dewatering Technician to support our Dewatering team. This role reports to the Mine & Maintenance Supervisor and is offered on a 2/1 Dayshift roster, FIFO from Perth.

In this role you’ll be responsible for:

  • Hands on Leadership role of small crew and relief of leading hand as required
  • Installation, removal, and maintenance activities on diesel centrifugal pumps
  • Fabrication and installation of HDPE pipelines and components for the in pit and ex pit dewatering requirements
  • Installation and removal of submersible pumps
  • Daily checks and condition reporting of dewatering assets

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • 3 years’ experience in open cut mine dewatering role is an essential requirement
  • A current HR Licence is an essential requirement (HC Licence advantageous)
  • Poly welding Ticket is an essential requirement
  • HRWL – Dogman, Rigging is an essential requirement
  • C6/Franna Crane and Forklift would be advantageous
  • Front End Loader or Telehandler tickets would be advantageous

We are looking for someone with proven experience in a similar role, however motivated team players,  who are ready to step up to a role with more responsibility are encouraged to apply.

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

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

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