Mechanical Technician

Evolution Mining

Location: Cloncurry

Job Type: Not Specified


About Us

Evolution Mining is a leading, growth-focused globally relevant gold company. We were created in late 2011 and operate five wholly owned mines across Australia and Ontario, Canada. Ernest Henry Mine, a copper and gold mining and processing operation located north east of Cloncurry in North West Queensland, is one of Evolution’s newest operations, acquired in January 2022. At Evolution we believe in the value of our people and our approach fosters the highest level of professionalism, ownership and entrepreneurial spirit in all our people, while never compromising on their safety and well-being. Evolution offer highly competitive remuneration packages, inclusive of above market superannuation, professional development opportunities, discounted health care and an employee rewards program. Learn more about Ernest Henry Mining at HERE.

About the role

Reporting to the Mechanical Supervisor the successful candidate will play a key role in maintaining fixed plant equipment in the EHM Concentrator and its associated Surface Infrastructure.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Actively promoting and maintaining high safety performance levels for the maintenance team by applying appropriate safety policies and procedures
  • Maintaining fixed plant equipment including pumping systems, crushers, Sag and Ball Mill
  • Assisting in establishing effective maintenance strategies for plant and equipment with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Liaising with necessary stakeholders on problems encountered and solutions identified
  • Hosting contractor crews on an as required basis, specifically during scheduled shutdowns

About you

You will be a driven and collaborative Mechanical Technician looking to contribute to ongoing success of one of Evolution Mining’s largest mines. We are looking for people who have the following attributes or those who have similar experience in other industries:

  • Mechanical trade qualifications and experience
  • Previous experience in a similar role within mining or similar heavy industry
  • Post trade welding and/or machining competencies and experience would be highly regarded
  • High Risk Work Licences will be highly regarded eg Dogger, Forklift, EWP etc
  • Experience with using a computerised maintenance system eg SAP, Pronto, Ellipse
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills; and advanced computer literacy

What we can offer

At Evolution we offer a range of current, on-demand employment benefits. If successful, you can expect to receive the following:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • 8/6 Roster (Wednesday to Wednesday)
  • FIFO from Townsville or Cairns, DIDO from Mount Isa or residential in Cloncurry (local living allowance provided)
  • Modern camp facilities with amenities such as a gym and swimming pool
  • Company provided life insurance and income protection
  • Ongoing access to health and medical wellbeing support
  • Benefits program including discounts with private health insurance providers, online and in-store discounts through Maxxia Rewards, salary sacrificing
  • Recognition and rewards programs
  • Future opportunities to work interstate and overseas

Applications close: 30 November 2022

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to providing safe and inclusive work environments which allow our employees to be themselves. We support our employees' work-life integration and provide a stimulating environment to foster development and career growth. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. As part of the application process, Evolution will be collecting your personal information to assess your suitability for the role.

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