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Fixed Plant Maintenance Technicians (Fitter/Turner and Boilermaker) 2 positions
Fixed Plant Maintenance Technicians Fitter & Boilermaker QLD
Chinova Resources Pty Ltd is an Australian resource company with principal activities focused in North‐West Queensland. The company has existing copper and gold operations south of Cloncurry, as well as a number of development projects and significant exploration activity on a large tenement holding in the area.
There goal is to build a profitable multi‐mine, mid‐tier mining company based initially on tenements in the Cloncurry region.
Due to recent changes within company, they have vacancies for two Maintenance Technicians – Fixed Plant (Fitter/Turner and Boilermaker) to join Maintenance team on a full-time, fixed-task basis.
Based on a remote site and reporting to the Supervisor Maintenance-Fixed Plant, you will need to demonstrate your ability to work as part of team responsible for routine preventative and breakdown maintenance of all surface fixed plant and infrastructure.
You will have high standards of performance, excellent troubleshooting and diagnostic skills, adopt a proactive approach to OHS ensuring compliance with statutory requirements and company policies and practices – reporting all safety hazards/risks and incidents – demonstrating a committed and conscious effort towards the health and safety of yourself and others on site at all times.
To be successful in these roles you MUST
- Trade qualified holding either a Cert III Engineering Mechanical Trade (Fitting/Turning) OR Cert III
- Engineering Heavy Fabrication (Boilermaking)—with a minimum of 5 years’ experience on a variety of fixed plant equipment in a mining crushing and processing environment, together with a manual “C” Class driver’s license.
- Both confined space and working at heights training along with demonstrated metalliferous mechanical exposure to jaw and cone crushers, screening plants, grinding (rod and ball mills), conveyors, and various stand-alone plants including RO plant, sewerage plant, concrete batching and bore fields, will be advantageous.
Requiring an immediate start these positions are full time working 8 days on and 6 days off FIFO roster from Townsville, therefore preference is for applicants who are currently residing in the Townsville area. Their selection process will involve telephone interviews, site interviews and a pre-employment medical.
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Komatsu 830E Haul Truck
The Komatsu 830E is an ultra class dump truck used in Australian open pit mining operations an is designed and built in Peoria, Illinois by Komatsu America Corporation (parent company is the Japanese held company Komatsu Ltd.
The Komatsu 830E is a beast, with 231,000 kilogram capacity (255 short tons). Although this is a big truck, the 830E's load capacity is about 66% the capacity of the Liebherr T 282C and Caterpillar 797B.This is an electric truck and is being featured in many new mining operations as well established mines in WA and QLD.
The electric drive system is very different fromt the transmission/differential drive of traditional trucks. The diesel engine is connected to a GE traction alternator with high voltage cables transfering electricity to the two wheel motors at the rear of the truck.
Read more about the KOMATSU 830E mining dump truck on the Komatsu website