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

Mechanical Technician (Fixed)
Full Time

Job Overview

Job Overview

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The Fixed Plant maintenance team at St Ives have an opportunity for a Mechanical Fitter to join their team.


Role Details

Reporting to the Fixed Plant Leading Hand at St Ives, you will be responsible for providing quality and timely preventative mechanical maintenance and repairs of the Fixed Plant Infrastructure , Facilities and other areas of the operation.


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


Benefits include:

  • 6% Site Allowance & Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Increased leave entitlements for annual leave, paid primary and secondary parental leave
  • Employee referral program – $10,000 per successful referral!
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long service leave pro rata after 5 years of continuous service
  • Paid family and domestic violence leave
  • Educational assistance


About the role:

  • Conduct preventative maintenance through scheduled inspections, servicing, adjustments, troubleshooting and timely repair of plant equipment;
  • Support the efficient operation of the production facilities by providing reliable and accurate maintenance knowledge, expertise, and practical application, to minimise down time and subsequent loss of production;
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all task instructions and procedures and ensure that these are consistently adhered to when carrying out maintenance tasks;
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping throughout the maintenance workshops and wherever maintenance work is carried out;
  • Maximise return on assets through effective utilisation and care of maintenance equipment and tools, with due consideration of safety and environmental issues;
  • Complete all administrative processing requirements associated with maintenance duties, such as requisitioning of parts and materials, processing of maintenance orders, recording of labour time, etc. through the efficient utilisation of SAP and other relevant information management systems.
  • Training of Apprentices


About you:

  • Australian recognised mechanical trade qualification
  • Valid WA C Class Drivers Licence
  • Solid experience in mechanical maintenance of Fixed Plant Infrastructure in an U/G mine
  • Knowledge of Paste Plant  technologies and associated equipment
  • Dogging, EWP and Forklift Tickets would further strengthen your application
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;



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


Gold Fields is committed to achieving an inclusive workforce.  We recognise that the diverse talent of our people will ultimately determine our growth, performance and success. We strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.