Leading Hand Plant Mechanic Mining Goldfields NSW - iMINCO

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WesTrac Group

Leading Hand Plant Mechanic

Leading Hand Plant Mechanic Mining Goldfields NSW

WesTrac is an equipment solutions company and one of the world’s leading Caterpillar Dealerships. Operating in NSW, ACT and WA, they also supply equipment solutions to thousands of customers across the mining, construction, transport, forestry, agriculture and power generation sectors. At WesTrac there primary focus is the people. They know that success is the result of more than 3,000 talented people working together to achieve amazing outcomes. Now, as they look to the future and there goal of becoming the first choice in equipment solutions, they are more focused than ever on harnessing the best talent for our business.

Job Details:

  • Residential; 7 days on, 3 days off, 7 nights on, 4 days off
  • 11.5 hours per shift inclusive of a 30 minute unpaid meal break

The successful applicant will be responsible for the hands on supervision of as well as carrying out mechanical repairs and maintenance to equipment enrolled within the contract.

Job Duties:

  • Carry out repairs, maintenance and servicing on a range of Caterpillar Equipment
  • Identifying and recommending preventative maintenance on equipment
  • Completion of in field diagnosis and repairs
  • Completing warranty repair work and reports
  • Manage work orders including ordering parts as required
  • Carrying out Caterpillar product improvement plans and product support program
  • Maintaining safe work practices and a safe work environment

Leading Hand Plant Mechanic Mining Goldfields NSW

Essential Criteria:

  • Australian Recognized Heavy Duty Mechanical Trade Qualification with a minimum of 3 – 5 years post trade experience
  • At least 12 months experience in a leadership role, or ability to demonstrate strong leadership strengths
  • Working at Heights, Dogging and Rigging, Overhead Crane, Forklift and Air Conditioning tickets/licenses.
  • Current C Class License (“HR” class preferred)
  • Previous use of safety and risk assessment tools, such as Job Safety Analysis and Take 5’s
  • Ability to work successfully within a team, autonomously and unsupervised
  • Familiarity with service literature
  • Excellent fault finding skills
  • Ability to organize work teams and delegate tasks
  • Sound knowledge of Caterpillar literature and work order systems
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels

Desirable Criteria:

  • Confined Spaces
  • Elevated Work Platform
  • Basic Rigging

Company Benefits:

WesTrac offers competitive remuneration packages and many other benefits which include:

  • Salary sacrificing options i.e. airline membership, motor vehicle etc.
  • Discounted CAT products
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Further education assistance
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted health insurance

Leading Hand Plant Mechanic Mining Goldfields NSW

Leading Hand Plant Mechanic Mining Goldfields NSW

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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.

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

The 793F has a load cpacityof 226.8 ton (US) and a top speed of 60 kilometres an hour. It's a turbocharged air-to-air aftercooled diesel engine that has enhanced power management capability for maximum hauling performance. The C175-16 is a 16-cylinder, four-stroke design that uses long, effective power strokes for optimum efficiency.

The 793F, is an autonomous-driven truck. Over 100 793F trucks are now operating via Command for hauling, the Cat autonomous truck operations system, which is a part of Cat MineStar™

Read more about the CAT 793 automomous mining dump truck on our website.

Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)

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.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.

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