OMT - Mechanical

Apply now Job no: 497836AJ
Work type: Permanent Fulltime
Location: Cape Preston
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 Western Australia’s iron ore future.

The Opportunity

CITIC Pacific Mining requires an Operator Maintainer Technician for the Desalination Plant at our Cape Preston site. This role is offered on a permanent basis on a 2/1 roster FIFO from Perth.

Reporting to the Supervisor – Desalination Operations, the core responsibilities of this role are:

  • Operating, controlling and monitoring the desalination plant processes and equipment
  • Technical fault finding and Implementing corrective actions and maintenance as required
  • Ensure all safety and statutory requirements are met
  • Continuous improvement of processes

To be successful in this role you should have the following:

  • Mechanical Fitting Trade Qualification
  • Familiar with water treatment processes and equipment
  • SAP experience
  • A focus on Safety, quality and continuous improvement with
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A current WA Manual Drivers licence

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
  • A home-away-from-home environment
  • 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


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Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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