HD Fitter - Underground

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 underground mobile maintenance team at Agnew Gold Mine have an opportunity for a HD Fitter – Underground to join the team.

Role Details

Reporting to the Leading Hand: Mechanical, you will be responsible for carrying out preventative and scheduled maintenance and breakdowns on Surface and Underground equipment as directed by your Supervisor.

Safety is a core value at Gold Fields and we expect all levels of employees to always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of our company.

This role is offered on an 8 days on, 6 days off, 7 nights on, 7 days off roster and is FIFO from Perth.

Benefits include:

  • 6% Site Allowance & Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme
  • 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:

  • Perform preventative maintenance through scheduled inspections, servicing, adjustments, troubleshooting and timely repair of mobile equipment
  • Provide reliable and accurate maintenance knowledge, expertise and practical application to minimize down time and subsequent loss of production
  • Assist with ongoing training and mentoring of apprentices and trainees and supervising of contractors
  • Requisitioning of parts and materials and processing of maintenance orders
  • Develop, implement and maintain adherence to appropriate procedures and processes to ensure consistent, timely and efficient delivery of mining plans.

About you:

  • Australian recognised Heavy Mechanical Trade Qualification
  • Previous experience in mechanical maintenance in an underground environment and knowledge of mining technologies and equipment
  • Creation of Workorders/Backlogs for defects and future repairs in the requisitioning of Parts line.
  • Experience with Atlas M7C drills and MT65 trucks, CAT R2900 and R1700 loaders and Sandvik development drills DD421
  • Experience with Volvo 120F IT’s and Normet Charge Wagons preferable
  • Automotive Air Conditioning Licence
  • Valid manual driver’s license
  • High Risk license with forklift, DG, EWP
  • Previous SAP & AMT experience is desirable

Applications can be submitted via: https://careers.goldfields.com/Australia

Gold Fields is committed to achieving an inclusive workforce. We recognise that the diverse talent of our people will ultimately determine our growth, performance and success. We 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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