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Tradesperson – Fixed Plant Mechanical (KCGM)
Full Time NEW

Job Overview

Job Overview

  • CategoryOperations
  • Date Posted:
  • Location: Kalgoorlie-Boulder, WA, AU
  • Job Title: Tradesperson – Fixed Plant Mechanical (KCGM)
  • Salary: Dependent on experience and will be discussed directly with the successful candidate
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Tradesperson – Fixed Plant Mechanical

  • Would you like to work less than 10 minutes from your home?
  • Would you like an employer that promotes work/life balance?
  • What about an employer that encourages personal development and provides study assistance packages?
  • Would you like to know you have the opportunity to remain in a role long term, with KCGM’s “Life Of Mine” being extended to 2034, and the possibility of further extensions in the future?


If you’ve answered yes to any of the above questions, then you should absolutely check out employment opportunities available at NSR’s KCGM Operations.


As a Tradesperson – Fixed Plant Mechanical at Northern Star, you will be responsible for working with the maintenance team to ensure that all mechanical maintenance activities (break in’s, follow-up work, PM’s, planned work etc.) are performed in a safe, timely, professional, and effective manner. You will be required to work with the team and provide technical advice, support and mentoring as required. You will be expected to participate and/or provide feedback in the continual improvement of systems and procedures employed by the Department.


** This is a residential role based at our KCGM Operations on either a 5/2/4/3 (10 hour day shift only) or 7/7 (12 hour day and night shift) rosters, dependent on current vacancies.  The successful applicant will reside in the Kalgoorlie Boulder Region. **


Required skills and experience:

  • Relevant Trade Qualifications.
  • Experience in a mechanical maintenance environment in mill processing facilities (preferably 2 years minimum).
  • Sound understanding of mechanical process
  • Experienced with crushing and milling equipment, centrifugal pumps, (Warman in particular).
  • Experienced in preventative maintenance systems.
  • Experience in the generation of Job Hazard Assessments (JHA’s) and safety observations
  • Work safely and not create or ignore hazards.
  • Read and interpret technical reports.
  • Current “C” Class Western Australian Driver’s License.
  • Must reside in the Goldfields region – KCGM is a residential mine site


About Northern Star Resources

Northern Star offers unparalleled opportunities for you to forge a career in the resource industry at their underground and open pit operations across Western Australia and Alaska. You can choose residential or FIFO opportunities throughout your career with us.


Gold in Ounces. Opportunities in Tonnes…


Why join us?

Be part of the next exciting growth stage of Northern Star. You will be engaged in a dynamic work environment where you will be valued as an integral part of the team, and where you can develop and grow with our business long term.

Northern Star encourages a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential. Joining the Northern Star team also means you are eligible for our industry leading Parental Leave entitlements, and bonus programs.


Benefits when you join Northern Star

  • Company subsidised GU Health Insurance
  • Gold Price Variable bonus incentive
  • Short-term incentive bonus program
  • Employee Share Plan programs
  • Industry leading Parental leave policy – with up to 20 weeks primary carers leave and up to 4 weeks secondary carers leave. Primary carers return to work benefits including up to 6 weeks bonus payment, top up of superannuation and long service leave service recognition
  • GoldSTARR program – cash savings for everyday expenses
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) that includes free, confidential counselling and wellbeing services
  • Salary Continuance (Income protection) insurance from commencement
  • Salary Sacrificing benefits, including Novated Leasing and Remote Area Living benefit options
  • Paid Family Domestic Violence leave


About Kalgoorlie – The Heart of the Goldfields

With a strong connection to the Kalgoorlie-Boulder community, Northern Star offers unparalleled opportunities for you to forge a career in the resource industry while residing in a thriving regional city.

Our Kalgoorlie Production Centre Operations are the best residential mining opportunities in the region, providing excellent work-home life balance in a community that will become your family.

Discover what the Goldfields has to offer you by going BOLD! The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder has first-class information regarding the region on their Go Bold website – GO BOLD.


Diversity & Inclusion

Northern Star actively supports and contributes to local communities in which we operate. We recognise the advantage of a diversified workplace including diversity of gender, thought, experience, and ethnicity. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and strive for workplace excellence.


Recruitment Process

Our recruitment process considers your alignment to our company values and the requirements of the role. We also have several checks which may be conducted to demonstrate your suitability for the role including police checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, right to work checks, qualifications, due diligence and/or reference checks.


Ready to take the next step in your career? Click the ‘Apply‘ button now


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