Quarry Maintenance Fitter Operator Sandy Point NSW

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Quarry Maintenance – Fitter Operator NSW

Quarry Maintenance Fitter Operator Sandy Point NSW

The Benedict Group of Companies is a proudly family owned and operated business at the forefront of the Quarry and Recycling industries. In operation for over 50 years, Benedict has evolved into a multi faceted and dynamic business.. There strong customer focus has led to be one of NSW largest suppliers of sands, soils, gravels and road bases.

As a result of continued growth they are seeking to employ a responsible, organised and experienced individual to maintain their sand washing plant at Sandy Point Quarry.

Quarry Maintenance Fitter Operator Sandy Point NSW

If you have experience in working with a washing/ crush and screen plant, as well as operating mobile equipment you will be looked upon favorably. Ideally the suitable applicant can work autonomously and have initiative, you must be reliable, organised and enjoy being busy!

Position Overview

Reporting to the Quarry Manager and based at quarry in Sandy Point, you will be responsible for undertaking the fixed plant maintenance requirements. Ideally, the applicant will also have experience operating mobile plant in a quarry environment and will assist in the day to day operations when needed.

This a full time position, working Monday to Friday with Saturdays as required.

The key responsibilities are:

  • Carry out maintenance and repairs to fixed plant, ensuring all equipment is operational and safe for use
  • Liaise with Plant Operators and Quarry Manager on any issues that need attention, being safety or production
  • Work closely with the Maintenance Management team in the development of plant reliability programs
  • Ensuring company policies, standards, safety and operational business plans are followed at all times
  • Carry out plant inspection check lists
  • Maintain a neat and tidy workshop and work area
  • Participate in site safety meetings
  • Initiate and communicate improvement ideas that improve efficiency, reduce waste and costs, and
  • Lead and maintain a quality focus with product, environment and work ethic.

Quarry Maintenance Fitter Operator Sandy Point NSW

Quarry Maintenance Fitter Operator Sandy Point NSW

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Proven experience in fixed plant maintenance
  • Trade qualified or completion of Certificate III in Surface Extraction (preferred but not essential)
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Ability to maintain an energetic, self motivated and enthusiastic work ethic
  • Strong safety and environmental awareness
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Quality orientation with a passion for operational excellence, safety and self improvement.
  • HME operation competency.

How to apply

If you feel your skills and experience are suitable for this position, please apply now, in strict confidence, by clicking the ‘apply now‘ button below and ensure that you submit your recent resume including three recent employment referee details.
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You will be required to meet the company’s employment criteria which will include but not be limited to a full medical with a drug and alcohol test.

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