Mechanical Maintenance Technician (Fitter) - Tropicana Gold Mine

AngloGold Ashanti Australia

Location: Australia

Job Type: Full time


Join AngloGold Ashanti and make Gold a part of your Story. A story of exploring, mining, and processing one of the world’s rarest and most sought-after metals. Gold revolutionises and shapes the way in which society functions - come and be a part of our team, a team committed to building a better future.

About us

At AngloGold Ashanti, we pride ourselves on having a collaborative workplace that is focused on providing a safe and inclusive environment for all. We want to create an environment where people feel comfortable to bring their whole, authentic self to work and feel safe, respected, and valued while doing so.

AngloGold Ashanti is one of the world's largest gold producers with operations and projects spanning across four continents. Our globally diverse, world-class portfolio is supported by focused exploration in the established and new gold producing regions of the world. We offer a working environment that allows every employee to contribute, learn and flourish.

In Australia we own and manage the Sunrise Dam Gold Mine, and the Tropicana Gold Mine (70% AGA owned 30% Regis Resources). These are two of Western Australia’s premier gold operations, with ongoing investment and exploration taking place across both open pit and underground operations at each site.

The Opportunity

At AGA we celebrate diversity – diversity of thought and experience is important to us. We look for people that have an abundance of willingness and are up to the challenge of making a difference. With this in mind, if you feel that you may not tick all of the boxes below but believe you have something unique to contribute to our team, we strongly encourage you to apply – let’s have the conversation.

We are now seeking a Mechanical Maintenance Technician (Fitter) to join our Maintenance team at the Tropicana Gold Mine.

Accountable to the Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor, this permanent role is responsible for maintaining assets to ensure maximum efficiency of equipment and high plant utilisation. This role is based on an 8/6 roster with direct flights to site from either Perth or Kalgoorlie.


  • Carrying out maintenance tasks in dry and wet plant operation as directed by Maintenance Supervisor or Maintenance Leading hand.
  • Maintaining cone crushers (Raptor 900), Gyro primary crusher, HPGR crusher, conveyor systems, pumps, pipe work, ball mills, vibrating screens & feeders, cranes & hoists, cyclones and all associated tanks, launders and steelworks.
  • Carry out installation of new equipment or modifications to existing equipment.
  • Assisting in the execution of daily, weekly, monthly work plans and schedules.
  • Assist with shutdown co-ordination and execution.
  • Ensuring that all activities are effective through cross-functional liaison and teamwork in accordance with the professional standards established by the Maintenance team.

About You

People are at the heart of everything we do. We want you to collaborate with us, share your ideas and feel confident to challenge the status quo. To be considered, we would like to see you have:

  • A current Mechanical Trade Qualification, either as a Fitter or Machinist.
  • Excellent people and communication skills.
  • Great problem-solving skills.
  • Prior experience and knowledge of the maintenance of a Gold mineral processing plant.
  • Experience working with noise, dust, elevated work areas, confined work areas, extreme temperatures, water, and slurry.
  • The ability to work as part of a multi-skilled workforce and strong interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to people at all levels.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency with SAP is preferable.
  • Nationally accredited Working at Heights and Confined Space certification is desirable.
  • High Risk Work Licenses such as RA, RI, RB, DG, CN, EWP, FL will be highly desirable
  • Be a self-starter and have a dedicated commitment to safety, quality and teamwork.
  • Current WA Drivers Licence.
  • A National Police Clearance.
  • Existing and ongoing Permanent work rights in Australia (mandatory)

Culture and Benefits

Our workplace demonstrates dignity and respect for each other, we offer challenging work, highly competitive remuneration that is regularly adjusted to market conditions and career development opportunities. At AGAA we consider learning as a shared responsibility and your personal development is important to us. Your new benefits will include:

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Opportunity to work for an endorsed WORK180 employer
  • Access to our industry-leading Wellness Program
  • Active committees driving Diversity & Inclusion
  • Top Tier Private Health Insurance for you and your family
  • Performance Bonus and Incentive Program
  • Salary sacrifice options

Our full list of benefits and why we are recognised as an Endorsed Employer for Women by WORK180 can be seen on the WORK180 website.

Recruitment Agency approaches and referrals will not be accepted for this role, all interested candidates must apply directly to be considered for any role advertised by AngloGold Ashanti Australia.

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