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CHPP Mechanical Technician - Dawson Mine

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Full Time Permanent
Mining, Operations, Maintenance, Trades, Operators
Moura, Central QLD
Dawson Mine




Anglo American is a leading global mining company and our products are the essential ingredients in almost every aspect of modern life. Our portfolio of world-class competitive mining operations and undeveloped resources provides the metals and minerals that enable a cleaner, more electrified world and that meet the fast growing consumer-driven demands of the world’s developed and maturing economies. With our people at the heart of our business, we use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine, process, move and market our products to our customers around the world – safely, responsibly and sustainably.

As a responsible miner – of diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum group metals, iron ore, coal and nickel – we are the custodians of what are precious natural resources. We work together with our business partners and diverse stakeholders to unlock the sustainable value that those resources represent for our shareholders, the communities and countries in which we operate, and for society as a whole. Anglo American is re-imagining mining to improve people’s lives.

At Anglo American, we promote an inclusive and diverse environment where every colleague is valued and respected for who they are, and has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. We encourage all suitable applicants to apply for vacancies, including women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

CHPP Mechanical Technicians – Dawson Mine

We are currently seeking experienced  Mechanical Fitters to join our team at the CHPP at Dawson Mine.

Reporting to the CHPP Maintenance Supervisor, you will be responsible for the maintenance functions within the Coal Handling Preparation Plant in order to optimise the reliability of the CHPP and associated equipment. You will achieve this through collaboration with the CHPP team as well as continuous monitoring of performance against the business plan. In addition, you will look for ways to drive costs down through initiating ideas for improvement while complying with legislative requirements.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Monitoring equipment performance to identify opportunities to improve asset reliability
  • Providing frontline response to all maintenance issues impacting CHPP performance
  • Providing support and assistance to members of the CHPP Maintenance department
  • Contributing to the performance of the department and working collaboratively with other team members to establish work priorities

Applicants must have 2 - 4 years' experience working with CHPP equipment including conveyors, pumps, vibrating screens, compressors and hydraulic / pneumatic systems. Candidates must also possess commitment to workplace safety and comply with all site safety standards. This role also requires the ability and aptitude to maintain high standards of equipment serviceability and compliance with mine procedures.

To be successful in this role you will have a relevant Trade Qualification as well as demonstrated Coal Processing experience, strong safety systems knowledge and computer proficiency. You will have excellent communication skills and an ability to build relationships and work in a team environment.

In return for your commitment, we offer very competitive salary and training and career development opportunities. Subsidised camp accommodation is available with this role.

To apply online visit www.angloamerican.com.au and quote the relevant reference number.

Ref No: 730906

Applications close 1st September 2019

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to closing date – applications may also close before this date.

Anglo American’s Metallurgical Coal Business does not accept applications from Recruitment Agencies.

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