Mobile Plant Mechanic

Location: Cowal, Posted Date: February 15, 2018
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Employer Job Id: 7881 Careermine Job Id: 1425647
[Company] is a leading, growth focused Australian gold company. We own and operate a portfolio of gold mines across Australia. At Evolution our best discoveries are found everyday through the innovation displayed by our people, our great teams, our 100% focus on getting our people home safely and our commitment to building an exceptional company. And we want you to help us discover more!

  • 7:7 Roster
  • Residential opportunity - Must reside in West Wyalong whilst on shift
  • Share accomodation options available for those travelling in from other areas

Evolution is recruiting for an exciting mine life extension of our Cowal Gold Operation. The extension will enable continued operations at the existing mine to add an additional 8 years of operations and an additional 1.7 million ounces of gold production. Cowal is a first class open cut mining operation, approximately 45kms from the town of West Wyalong and 450km west of Sydney. It is centrally located to a number of large regional towns and facilities.

What will you be doing?

Reporting to the Leading Hand you will be responsible for mining plant equipment services, breakdowns and preventative maintenance. You will liaise and assist other maintenance staff to ensure all prescribed duties are performed safely and efficiently.

  • Ensure assigned work is completed in a safe & timely manner
  • Complete assigned work in a safe & timely manner
  • Complete necessary paperwork & computer history notes for work orders daily
  • Participate in fault finding and failure diagnosis as required
  • Ensure workmanship is maintained to a high standard in accordance with trade competencies and established in work procedures
  • Actively participate in condition monitoring & business improvement programs
  • Communicate with your Leading Hand to ensure all appropriate tooling and equipment is available to efficiently execute your work
  • Ensure any incomplete work is well communicated to the next shift at hand over
  • Assist other trades with their work when required
  • Strive to meet department KPI's & equipment availability targets
  • Demonstrate behaviours aligned with the [Company] values and Safety Principles

Are you the one?
  • Relevant trade qualifications are essential
  • Previous experience in mobile equipment maintenance is essential
  • Previous experience in maintenance of heavy mining equipment is desirable
  • Experience with Caterpillar, Liebherr and Hitachi equipment will be highly advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills
  • National Licence to perform High Risk Work is desirable
  • Forklift ticket is desirable
  • Confined Space & Working at heights certification & experience is desirable

Along with the above pre-requisites we are also looking for an enthusiastic team player to join our close knit team. [Company] is striving to continue to deliver high standards of work through our core values - Safety, Excellence, Accountability and Respect.

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