Mining Systems Technician

Employer:
Anglogold Ashanti Ltd
Posted
Jan. 11, 2019, 7:22 a.m.
Closing
Feb. 8, 2019, 7:55 a.m.

Sunrise Dam Gold Mine is seeking two highly capable Mining Systems Technicians to join our Maintenance Team.

This role is accountable for providing support, system planning and troubleshooting for the mine site communication infrastructure, specifically Fleet Management System technology on-board mobile equipment, radio systems and the wireless network. Underground and surface work includes: Fibre, splicing, leaky feeder system, CAT 5/6 data cabling, site towers maintenance. The mining fleet management system comprises of Under Ground mobile fleet. This role is site based operating on an 8/6 FIFO roster from Perth.  Whilst onsite technicians will be required to provide on call cover.

Accountable to the Superintendent Underground Maintenance, the main tasks of the role include but are not limited to:

Provide support, system planning and troubleshooting for the mine site communication infrastructure, specifically radio systems, but also the wireless network used by the mine Fleet Management System to ensure safe and efficient operation of these systems.

Provide system administration for the digital VHF radio system.

Work with the Fleet Management System Specialist to ensure reliable wireless communications exist across the mine to allow effective Fleet Management System coverage.

Provide hands on first level support for repair and maintenance of the Fleet Management System on-board hardware.

Inspect communications and electronic systems to ensure compliance with statutory requirements as well as business needs.

Analyse equipment failure trends and recommend replacement equipment and components.

Maintain the Digital VHF Radio  System, including installation and programming (Motorola) VHF radios;

Repair radios where possible,

Build programming and usage processes including emergency radio process

Provide training and radio programming for sub-contractors and other staff.

Monitor telecommunication systems  performance and actively seek opportunities for continuous improvement

The ideal candidate will possess:

2-3 years’ experience in an electrical/communication/systems role/ military background/instrument tech/underground mining.

Proficient level of computer skills

Experience with a Fleet Management system i.e. Micromine, SmartMineUG or similar

Effective written and oral communication skills

Experience working with wireless networks and radio systems

C Class Driver’s Licence

Permanent work rights in Australia

National Police Clearance

Layer 1/2 networking skills

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

This is an excellent opportunity which offers a competitive remuneration package, challenging work and career development prospects within a global mining company.

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