Underground Mechanical Technician

Anglogold Ashanti Ltd
Jan. 11, 2019, 7:16 a.m.
Feb. 8, 2019, 7:16 a.m.

Sunrise Dam Gold Mine is seeking a highly capable Underground Mechanical Technician (Fitter), to carry out maintenance activities to ensure maximum efficiency and operating of all equipment. 

This is a permanent position based on a FIFO 8/6 roster from Perth.

Tasks will include:

Carrying out maintenance tasks in an underground mining area on fixed plant infrastructure as directed by the Underground Mechanical Supervisor;

Maintaining pumping systems and associated pipe works, emergency escape ways, refuge chambers and surface infrastructure at an underground mine;

Installations of pump stations and associated pipe works, emergency escape ways, refuge chambers and surface infrastructure at an underground mine;

Working within the maintenance team carrying out maintenance and installation work;

Work closely with electrical department personnel;

Liaising with maintenance personnel and supervisors on safety, performance and technical issues;

Assisting in the execution of daily, weekly and monthly work plans and schedules;

Work closely with mining departments and engineers, for the development of future plans, to ensure mining activities are not disrupted;

Developing detailed maintenance plans for the delivery of work including assessing labour requirements;

Assisting in the development of engineering standards and work practices;

Accountable to the Underground Mechanical Supervisor, the successful applicant will:

Demonstrate AngloGold Ashanti’s values including, safety is our first value, treating everyone with dignity and respect, valuing diversity, being accountable for your actions, respecting the environment and ensuring the community is better off for AngloGold Ashanti being there;

Be a qualified tradesperson, Fitter

Have extensive mining industry experience in maintenance and installations in underground hard rock mining and surface infrastructure;

Have experience with maintenance planning/scheduling within CMMS systems, essentially SAP;

Hold excellent communication skills;

Be proficient with Microsoft computer software;

Hold a current driver’s license, WA C Class or MR;

The ability to work with noise, dust, elevated work areas, confined spaces, extremes of temperature, water and slurry environments;

A strong commitment to safety, the ability to forge strong working relationships and motivate high performance is required.

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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