Mechanical Fitter - Processing

Gold Fields

Location: Leinster

Job Type: Full time


Gold Fields is a globally diversified gold producer with nine operating mines in Australia, Peru, South Africa and West Africa (including the Asanko JV), as well as one project in Chile

Gold Fields' mining assets in the Australia region (GFA) include a 100% interest in the St Ives, Agnew and Granny Smith mines and a 50:50 interest in the Gruyere JV project with Gold Road Resources.

The processing maintenance team at Agnew have an opportunity for a Mechanical Fitter to join their team.

Role Details:

Reporting to the Coordinator: Mechanical (Fixed), you will be responsible for providing quality and timely preventative mechanical maintenance and repairs of the processing department and other areas of the operation as required.

As an employee at Gold Fields, we expect all levels of employees to act in a manner that seeks to align and enhance the values, safety culture and performance of Gold Fields with the purpose of creating enduring value beyond mining.

This role is offered on an 8 days on 6 days off roster and is Fly in Fly out from Perth or Drive in Drive out from the Goldfields region.

Benefits include:

  • 6% Site Allowance & Private Health Insurance Allowance

  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme

  • Virgin Velocity reward points

  • Salary sacrifice options

  • Increased leave entitlements for annual leave, paid primary and secondary parental leave

  • Employee referral program - $10,000 per successful referral!

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Long service leave pro rata after 5 years of continuous service

  • Paid family and domestic violence leave

  • Educational assistance

About the role:

  • Ensuring the achievement of budgeted maintenance targets by practising preventative maintenance

  • Maintaining a working knowledge of all task instructions and procedures

  • Completing all administrative processing requirements associated with maintenance duties, such as requisitioning of parts and materials, processing of maintenance orders and recording of labour time.

  • Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping throughout the maintenance workshops and wherever maintenance work is carried out.

  • Being available from time to time to be on the plant as an operator/maintainer within the plant

About you:

  • Previous experience in fixed plant maintenance within a Processing Plant operation

  • Mechanical Trade Qualifications

  • A sound understanding of machinery and care of fixed plant.

  • A Valid C Class vehicle license as well as CN crane, dogging, Rigger basic EWP and Forklift tickets

  • A Confined Space and Working at Heights tickets

Applications can be submitted via:

We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.

At Gold Fields we work together as a team to deliver excellent results and take pride in what we do. We actively seek input from others and truly believe that diverse views improve the quality of our work. We work hard, so when the business achieves its goals, employees can share in better salary increases and bonuses, and we have more money to invest in communities and ongoing renewable energy projects.

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