Dewatering Technician

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.

Gold Fields has an opportunity for a Maintenance Technician to join the Agnew underground maintenance team.

Role Details:

Reporting to the Leading Hand: Electrical, you will be responsible for assisting the mining maintenance team to dewater the underground mine safely and efficiently.

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 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

  • 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:

  • Manage, install, repair and monitor dewatering infrastructure including pumps (diesel and electric) and poly pipeline following policies and procedures, along with statutory regulations

  • Conduct preventative maintenance of the underground dewatering system

  • Carry out fault-finding, diagnosis and repair of damaged pumps, and all dewatering infrastructure

  • Assist in moving and installing pumps as required

  • Support the Maintenance Planner, as required, with any parts required or information leading up to the repair of any equipment

About you:

  • Mechanical Trade Qualification e.g Fitter, would be highly regarded, however not essential

  • Proven experience in maintenance of fixed plant equipment

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Basic Computer skills in Microsoft Office Programs, AMT, SAP would be an advantage

  • Knowledge and application of relevant statutory obligations

  • Crane, Dogging, EWP and Forklift tickets would be advantageous to your application

Applications can be submitted via:

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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