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Maintenance Planner (Electrical)
Full Time

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St Barbara is a growing gold company with a global outlook. We’re here to create value in everything we do, for our people, our communities and our shareholders.

An ASX200 company, our gold mining operations are located in Australia (Western Australia), Canada (Nova Scotia) and Papua New Guinea (Simberi). As we operate our business and care for our people, we are guided by our five commitments and values-led culture. These commitments are: safety always, empowered people, diverse teams, stronger communities, respecting the environment and growing sustainably.

Our strong, values-led culture drives our behaviour and guides our decision making every day as we deliver to promise on our commitments.

We are proudly an employer of choice, committed to inclusion and diversity. We’re the only Australian mining company to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA); and in February 2021, we received this recognition for the seventh consecutive year. We provide industry best practice parental leave and return to work provisions, with nil gender pay gap in like-for-like roles. We are committed to addressing pay equity and gender equality through our recruitment, promotions, rewards and recognition.

We are currently seeking a Maintenance Planner (Electrical) to join our asset management team. This is a permanent, full-time position at the Leonora Operations. Your focus is to provide effective and responsive electrical maintenance planning support to Leonora Operations in order to safely achieve the equipment availability and asset utilisation necessary to meet annual production targets.

This opportunity is a permanent role and will be fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) from St Barbara’s Leonora Operations on a balanced 8 days on, 6 days off, roster cycle, flying on company time to and from Perth. You also have the option to drive-in, drive-out (DIDO) from Kalgoorlie.

The opportunity

  • Ensure your own health and safety as well as that of the other members of the Leonora asset management team;
  • Provide efficient and effective maintenance planning support to Leonora Operations to ensure that the operations can operate optimally at all times;
  • Assist in the procurement of resources, including parts and labour, ensuring availability for all scheduled electrical work;
  • Provide support to the asset management team in the development and implementation of assigned continuous improvement projects;
  • Establish and implement all electrical maintenance systems and schedules, practices and procedures for fixed and mobile plant and associated infrastructure;
  • Manage critical spares, materials, and inventory requirements for standard jobs;
  • Prepare and develop a weekly schedule for the electrical maintenance teams;
  • Ensure all statutory requirements of the role are met;
  • Ensure all tasks are carried out in an environmentally sustainable manner;
  • Contribute productively as a member of the Leonora maintenance team.

What you can expect from us

  • A caring and supportive culture;
  • A high-performing St Barbara community;
  • Professional and positive team environments on site, and at all facilities;
  • A ‘grow our own’ approach with a preference to develop and promote internally;
  • Access to professional development activities and educational assistance;
  • Competitive salary and options for salary sacrificing;
  • Access to a generous superannuation scheme including salary continuance and death and disability cover;
  • Air-conditioned, comfortable accommodation facilities with private ensuite;
  • Onsite gym, pool, recreation room, BBQ area and access to regular organised team sports;
  • A proud Equal Opportunity Employer and Employer of Choice for Gender Diversity.

What we will expect from you

  • You should feel a strong alignment with St Barbara’s values as you will be required to live them. You will use our values, along with our five commitments, to guide your decision making as you work for the safety and well-being of our people;
  • You are able to produce a national police clearance (valid within the last 12 months) for site access purposes;
  • You have a current unencumbered West Australian ‘C’ class drivers licence;
  • At least five years of relevant work experience;
  • Strong ability to work effectively within a team;
  • Strong communication skills, including communicating with people from different backgrounds and cultures;
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines on multiple tasks;
  • High level of enthusiasm for the work with high-performance goals;
  • Commercial acumen relevant to the role;
  • Relevant Trade Qualification desirable.

Does this sound like you? If so, we’d love to hear from you.

For further information on St Barbara please visit our Company Profile.

Please note, candidates are required to undertake pre-employment checks including pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol screens and a police check/criminal history check. Candidates must have the ability to be cleared for a National Police Clearance for site access purposes.

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