Dewatering Operator

Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.
Dec. 12, 2019, 7:12 a.m.
Dec. 27, 2019, 12:55 p.m.

The Water services department at Solomon are seeking a passionate and experienced Dewatering Operator on a 2:1 roster (days only). The dewatering team's responsibility is to ensure that the mine can operate below the water table and the processing plant has an uninterrupted water supply.

Reporting to the Dewatering Supervisor, your role will be to complete the daily maintenance and operational tasks as required. You will have a extensive knowledge of the water distribution system and its individual components and be able to work safely and unsupervised.  This role will require you to diagnose simple pumping problems and communicate faults concisely to the relevant supervisor. 

Key accountabilities will include: 

Diagnose basic pumping problems within the system

Install and remove bore pumps as part of a team

Successfully isolate plant, machinery and pipelines

Collect data from the field and enter it into databases

Install and repair poly pipes using butt, electrofusion and extrusion welding methods

Complete daily compliance inspections and report faults to the supervisor

Install trailer and skid mounted pumps in the pit and on various ponds

Working proactively and efficiently in a team environment

Qualifications and skills required:

Strong experience operating machinery including I.T’s, wheel loaders, excavators, telehandlers, hiabs, trucks, chainsaws and various poly welding machines 

Act as certificate holder for high risk work

Good understanding of pumping systems and poly piping systems

HR drivers license

HDPE butt welding, extrusion, electrofusion and chainsaw tickets and experience

High risk Licence - Crane vehicle loading (CV) and Dogging (DG)

WAH advantageous

Our values drive our culture and performance through a strong focus on safety, family and determination. We celebrate and respect people’s differences and commit to providing an inclusive work environment. This is an exciting time to join Fortescue.

We encourage Aboriginal Australians and female candidates to apply.

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