Diesel Fitter – FIFO Perth
Diesel Fitter Underground mobile FIFO Perth
Tanami Operations, 540km north-west of Alice Springs, are on Aboriginal freehold land, in the NT’s remote Tanami Desert. A fully equipped 1000-bed village, 40km from the mine, offers modern leisure facilities to the workforce who FIFO direct from Perth, Darwin and Alice Springs.
Newmont Tanami Operations proudly acted as a Gold sponsor for the Women in Resources Northern Territory Awards for 2015/2016/2017. In 2015 the Company and its employees have been rewarded the Northern Territory Diversity Champion (Mine Manager), and Newmont Women Network Tanami (NWNT) won an award for Excellence in Diversity Programs and Performance.
Diesel Fitter Underground mobile FIFO Perth
Seeking to increase the diversity within Maintenance Team to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore they encourage female applicants and/or people from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.
Reporting to the Mobile Maintenance Supervisor, the Diesel Fitter is responsible for performing trade maintenance and tasks for all surface and underground mobile fleet.
The role is based in Tanami and offers an 8/6 FIFO roster from Perth, Darwin & Alice Springs ONLY.
Duties include but are not limited to:
- Carry out routine maintenance of the equipment to the required standard of performance and safety.
- Ensuring all work is completed in a timely manner, thus minimising down time of the equipment.
- Work orders completed in a timely manner to the standards set by the maintenance supervisor.
- Meeting company maintenance and production objectives by ensuring all installation and maintenance work is carried out to relevant Australian standards and regulations.
- Ensures the workshop and yard are kept tidy and that the plant site is left tidy after any work is carried out.
- Caries other duties that may be reasonably required.
- Participate in safety and communication meetings.
Candidates must have:
- Relevant trade qualification.
- Maintenance and fault finding skills.
- Previous underground experience is essential.
- Underground breakdown experience on CAT LHD2900 loaders, Volvo L120 loaders and Atlas Copco MT6020 articulated trucks, will be highly regarded.
- Strong organisational skills.
- Current Australian drivers license.
- High level of self motivation.
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
- Ability to analyse a task and understand safety and job requirements.
To be considered for these roles, you must be able to meet the site access requirements by having a current drivers license, passing a police clearance and pre employment medical.
Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer that operates globally to a common set of safety, environmental and community relation standards that define expected performance for operating sites. Maintaining high standards for all of Newmont’s operations and measuring there performance against those global standards is an integral part of current business practice and long term goals. Newmont is a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential.
Newmont Mining encourages workplace diversity. Females and applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. As part of their commitment with the Traditional Owners also encourage applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent. Newmont acknowledges Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respects their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.
The employees enjoy a generous salary package including free private health insurance and an annual bonus scheme. Not only will you work in a dynamic and collaborative environment but you will also benefit from the opportunities that only a global company can offer.
To apply for this role click on the Apply now link or go to www.newmont.com click on Careers then select the Asia Pacific region.
Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.
The Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.
The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.
The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.
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Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.
RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.
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