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Drill & Blast / Engineering / Engineering & Maintenance / Maintenance / Processing

Mechanical Leading Hand (Fixed)
Full Time

Job Overview

Job Overview

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Role Details

Reporting to the UG Fixed Plant Coordinator at St Ives, you will be responsible for providing quality and timely preventative mechanical maintenance and repairs of the Underground & Surface Primary Infrastructure.


As an employee at Gold Fields, we expect all levels of employees to act in a manner that seeks to align and enhance the values, safety culture and performance of Gold Fields with the purpose of creating enduring value beyond mining.


This role is offered on an 8 days on 6 days off roster and would require the successful applicant to be residential in Kambalda or Kalgoorlie.  Vehicle transportation is offered to and from site daily and relocation assistance will be considered for the successful candidate if required.


Benefits include:

  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme
  • 6% Site Allowance on top of your base
  • Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Increased annual leave entitlements
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long service leave pro rata after 5 years of continuous service


About the role:

  • Lead the day to day activities of the mechanical team inclusive of contractors in a cost-effective manner, assuring awareness of performance targets, access to the necessary tools to achieve these and that their activities are aligned within company targets;
  • Ensure minimal disruption to production through ready access to critical parts, equipment and service providers by developing and maintaining sound working relationships and having contingency plans in place;
  • Provide ongoing leaderships and mentoring for the mechanical team through effect use of Performance Management Systems;
  • Develop and maintain training and development plans for the team;
  • Demonstrate full compliance with the OHS and Environmental Management System standards by assisting with the implementation and participating in initiatives, regular meetings, investigations and training;
  • Maintain a safe work environment and effectively manage risks.

About you:

  • Australian recognised mechanical trade qualification
  • Valid WA C Class Drivers Licence
  • Solid experience in Mechanical Maintenance of underground mining fixed infrastructure including Paste & Batching plants, pumping and dewatering, primary and secondaru ventilation fans, and fixed plant compressors is desirable
  • Crane, Dogging, EWP and Forklift Tickets would further strengthen your application
  • SAP & AMT knowledge would be highly regarded
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


Applications can be submitted via: https://careers.goldfields.com/Australia


We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.