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Start Date : Mar 13, 2018

Deadline : Apr 13, 2018
Role: Reliability Engineering

Location : Townsville & Northern QLD

Position :Full Time

Job Type : Full Time

Industry : Mining
Job Description

  • Permanent position
  • Cannington, FIFO role
  • Leading mining organisation

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading- edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

We are pleased to be currently recruiting for South32 for their Silver and Lead mine based in Cannington, Queensland.

The Role:

The key purpose of the Reliability Engineer is to provide technical expertise and leadership strategies to protect and maintain the reliability of site infrastructure and equipment.

Responsibilities will include:

• Provision of technical expertise to maintenance leadership group and supervisors

• Development of maintenance strategies to ensure operating targets are met

• Analysis of failure, investigations and reported defects

• Development of equipment availability forecasts

• Specification of maintenance strategies

• Input into budget development process and equipment availability forecasts

About you:

It is essential you bring a proven track record in a similar role ideally within maintenance, reliability or commissioning. Your ability to diagnose system faults, analyse technical issues and determine suitable actions is key. You will be proficient in being able to interpret information, including test reports and bring your technical expertise to determine suitable action. You are an influential leader who has sound knowledge of work management, change management and business processes. In addition, you will bring the following:

• Trade qualification or undergraduate degree in electrical or electronic fields

• Proven experience in the field of engineering 5+ years

• Demonstrate strong leadership skills

• The ability to provide high level strategic guidance

• A background in heavy engineering environment ideally mining

The successful candidate will bring a great work ethic, have a strong commitment to safety and a drive to improve process.

What’s on offer?

This role is based in Cannington on a 4/3, 4/3, 8/6 roster, FIFO from Townsville or Brisbane.

A competitive salary plus super matching contributions

Employee Share Plan

Health Cover

26 weeks paid parental leave

Opportunity for career enhancement and development

South32 are an ASX mining company who are one of the world’s largest and low cost bauxite and alumina refining operations with headquarters in WA. North West Queensland is their Cannington mine, the world’s largest producer of silver and lead. Cannington boasts an underground processing facility and is situated 800 kilometres west of Townsville.

Contact name:  Helen Gibson 
Ref No.  309215B 
Phone number:  08 9217 0546