Line Boring Specialist

Apply now Job no: 497997AJ
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

We’re seeking a driven and highly experienced Line Boring Specialist to support our Processing team. This position is FIFO from Perth, working on a continuous shift roster.

Reporting to the Superintendent - Workshops, in this role you’ll be responsible for:

  • Repairs and overhauls of site equipment both in field and workshop based using a portable line boring machine
  • Undertake welding repairs to facilitate line boring activities
  • Checks and Inspections of plant equipment
  • Be capable with SAP, raising and closing of workorders, entering time confirmations
  • Ability to supervise Apprentices

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Mechanical or Fabrication Australian Trade Certificate
  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar position
  • HRWL with minimum DG licence
  • A current WA LR 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

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

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