Fixed Plant Fitter

Our Deflector Gold/Copper mine is in an exciting growth phase with both the mine and the mill expanding. We have recently completed the expansion of the Processing plant, which added a CIP circuit and second Ball Mill to the existing crushing, grinding, flotation and dewatering circuit. This is an excellent opportunity  to join our Maintenance team as a key part of this high-performing operation.THE ROLE:As an experienced Fixed-Plant Mechanical Fitter, you will have responsibility for carrying out preventative and breakdown maintenance to mechanical equipment in the Deflector Gold Processing Plant, borefields, site infrastructure and village. Your safety-focus and collaborative approach will ensure that plant equipment is maintained at a high level of availability at all times, while contributing to a cohesive work environment.Your key responsibilities will include:Developing and working within site safety structures, including adhering to site safety directives, conducting risk assessments JHA’s and take 5’s and developing and working to SOPs;Carrying out Preventative and Planned Maintenance on fixed plant, including crushing, grinding, floatation and CIP circuits;Regular maintenance on crushing circuit which includes Metso C100 jaw crusher, HP200 cone crushers, as well as screens, pan and vibrating feeders and conveyors;Undertaking Pump rebuilds on slurry, centrifugal and peristaltic pumps, as well as with repairs and maintenance of associated piping and valves;Conduct maintenance and repairs to ancillary plant such as wastewater treatment, RO plant, bore pumps and generators.ABOUT YOU:You are personable, inclusive and can develop excellent working relationships with your team, other departments, and contractors. You will be able to anticipate needs and react quickly to ensure all plant equipment is functional, as well as manage multiple demands on your time in a calm and considered manner.You have the following:Mechanical Trade Qualification (Mechanical Fitter);5+ years post apprenticeship mine site experience would be desirable;Experience in using Pronto maintenance systems and recording and reporting history on plant and equipment would be preferred;Methodical and resourceful in fault finding;High level of experience with general fitting activities in a mineral processing plant;Excellent crusher maintenance experience, in particular with Metso crushers;Experience in maintaining filter presses and sound knowledge of flotation systems is desirable;A proven commitment to safety;CN Franna crane ticket & RB basic rigging ticket would be desirable ;Confined space, Work at heights, Forklift & Dogging tickets are essential;Poly welding, HR licence and High-Risk licenses such as scaffolding, EWP will be highly regarded;Experience with pump and hydraulic system fault-finding will be highly regarded;Hold a current C Class driver’s license and Senior First Aid Certificate; andWorking knowledge of the WA Mines Safety and Inspection Act and Regulations.You will have the opportunity to be part of the fantastic and high-performing Deflector Maintenance team, working an 8:6 roster either FIFO from Perth or DIDO from Geraldton and surrounding areas. You must hold full work rights for Australia and either be based in WA or willing to relocate to be considered for this role. We promote a culture of mutual respect and equal opportunity. Our employment programs are underpinned by our commitment to diversity and equality and, as such, we welcome applications from women and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, please follow the APPLY NOW prompts and attach an up to date resume and cover letter by no later than Monday 20th June 2022. Silver Lake’s preference is to deal with candidates directly and therefore agencies’ applications will not be considered at this stage. 135000 AUD Yalgoo 6635

Fixed Plant Fitter

Our Deflector Gold/Copper mine is in an exciting growth phase with both the mine and the mill expanding. We have recently completed the expansion of the Processing plant, which added a CIP circuit and second Ball Mill to the existing crushing, grinding, flotation and dewatering circuit. This is an excellent opportunity  to join our Maintenance team as a key part of this high-performing operation.

THE ROLE:

As an experienced Fixed-Plant Mechanical Fitter, you will have responsibility for carrying out preventative and breakdown maintenance to mechanical equipment in the Deflector Gold Processing Plant, borefields, site infrastructure and village. Your safety-focus and collaborative approach will ensure that plant equipment is maintained at a high level of availability at all times, while contributing to a cohesive work environment.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and working within site safety structures, including adhering to site safety directives, conducting risk assessments JHA’s and take 5’s and developing and working to SOPs;
  • Carrying out Preventative and Planned Maintenance on fixed plant, including crushing, grinding, floatation and CIP circuits;
  • Regular maintenance on crushing circuit which includes Metso C100 jaw crusher, HP200 cone crushers, as well as screens, pan and vibrating feeders and conveyors;
  • Undertaking Pump rebuilds on slurry, centrifugal and peristaltic pumps, as well as with repairs and maintenance of associated piping and valves;
  • Conduct maintenance and repairs to ancillary plant such as wastewater treatment, RO plant, bore pumps and generators.

ABOUT YOU:

You are personable, inclusive and can develop excellent working relationships with your team, other departments, and contractors. You will be able to anticipate needs and react quickly to ensure all plant equipment is functional, as well as manage multiple demands on your time in a calm and considered manner.

You have the following:

  • Mechanical Trade Qualification (Mechanical Fitter);
  • 5+ years post apprenticeship mine site experience would be desirable;
  • Experience in using Pronto maintenance systems and recording and reporting history on plant and equipment would be preferred;
  • Methodical and resourceful in fault finding;
  • High level of experience with general fitting activities in a mineral processing plant;
  • Excellent crusher maintenance experience, in particular with Metso crushers;
  • Experience in maintaining filter presses and sound knowledge of flotation systems is desirable;
  • A proven commitment to safety;
  • CN Franna crane ticket & RB basic rigging ticket would be desirable ;
  • Confined space, Work at heights, Forklift & Dogging tickets are essential;
  • Poly welding, HR licence and High-Risk licenses such as scaffolding, EWP will be highly regarded;
  • Experience with pump and hydraulic system fault-finding will be highly regarded;
  • Hold a current C Class driver’s license and Senior First Aid Certificate; and
  • Working knowledge of the WA Mines Safety and Inspection Act and Regulations.

You will have the opportunity to be part of the fantastic and high-performing Deflector Maintenance team, working an 8:6 roster either FIFO from Perth or DIDO from Geraldton and surrounding areas. You must hold full work rights for Australia and either be based in WA or willing to relocate to be considered for this role. 

We promote a culture of mutual respect and equal opportunity. Our employment programs are underpinned by our commitment to diversity and equality and, as such, we welcome applications from women and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, please follow the APPLY NOW prompts and attach an up to date resume and cover letter by no later than Monday 20th June 2022. 

Silver Lake’s preference is to deal with candidates directly and therefore agencies’ applications will not be considered at this stage.