Mechanical Maintenance Technician (Fitter) - Tropicana Gold MineBack
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Posted By : AngloGold Ashanti

Start Date : Nov 20, 2018

Deadline : Dec 20, 2018
Role: FIFO

Location : Kalgoorlie, Goldfields & Esperance

Position :Full Time

Job Type : Full Time

Industry : Mining
Job Description

After an impressive debut in 2013, the Tropicana gold mine has consistently achieved or beaten performance targets. Owned by AngloGold Ashanti Australia Ltd (70% and manager) and Independence Group NL (30%), this large-scale, modern open pit gold operation represents one of the most significant Australian gold discoveries of the last decade. Tropicana has now established itself as an industry leader in operational excellence, offering an attractive working environment and contemporary accommodation and facilities.

We are now seeking a Mechanical Maintenance Technician (Fitter) to join our Maintenance team at the Tropicana Gold Mine.

Accountable to the Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor, this permanent role is responsible for maintaining assets to ensure maximum efficiency of equipment and high plant utilisation. This role is based at Tropicana Gold Mine on an 8/6 roster flying from either Perth or Kalgoorlie.

The main tasks of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Carrying out maintenance tasks in the mill area as directed by Maintenance Supervisor
  • Maintaining crushers, conveyor systems, pumps, pipe work, ball mill, concentrators, vibrating screens & feeders, cranes & hoists, cyclones and all associated tanks, launders and steelworks
  • Welding, fabrication, painting, grinding and fitting
  • Carry out installation of new equipment or modifications to existing equipment
  • Assist with shutdown co-ordination and execution
  • Ensuring that all activities are effective through cross-functional liaison and teamwork in accordance with the professional standards established by the Maintenance team

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A current Mechanical Trade Qualification, either as a Fitter and Machinist or a Boiler Maker/Welder
  • Significant experience in the maintenance of a Gold mineral processing plant
  • Experience working with noise, dust, elevated work areas, confined work areas, extremes of temperature, water, and slurry
  • The ability to work as part of a multi-skilled workforce and strong interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to people at all levels
  • Computer literacy and proficiency with SAP is preferable
  • Be a self-starter and have a dedicated commitment to safety, quality and teamwork
  • Current WA Drivers Licence
  • A National Police Clearance
  • Permanent work rights in Australia

To be successful in this role you will also need to share AngloGold Ashanti's values and its commitment to safety and the environment.

Recruitment Agency referrals will not be accepted for this role, all interested candidates must apply directly.

Please note – only candidates who are successfully shortlisted will be contacted