Underground HD Fitter

Date:  08-Sep-2022

St Ives - Kambalda, WA, AU

Company:  Gold Fields Group Services (Pty) Ltd
Job Req ID:  60158

Role Details

Gold Fields - St Ives is currently seeking a Technician: Mechanical (Mobile) to join their Maintenance Underground Mining team.


Reporting to the Coordinator: Mechanical, you will be responsible for providing quality and timely preventative maintenance and repairs on the Underground Mobile Equipment fleet, ensuring operational targets are met in a safe, environmentally compliant and efficient manner.


This role is offered on a 4 days on, 4 nights on, 6 days off roster and would be FIFO from Perth or residential in Kambalda or Kalgoorlie. Bus transportation is offered to and from site daily, and relocation assistance will be offered to the successful candidate if required.


Key responsibilities will include:


  • Always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of GFA and ensures that the Vital Behaviors are adhered to at all times 
  • Carrying out preventative maintenance through scheduled inspections, servicing, adjustments, troubleshooting and timely repair of mine vehicles;
  • Providing reliable and accurate operational knowledge and practical application to minimize down time and potential loss of production;
  • Maintaining a working knowledge of all task instructions and procedures to ensure they are consistently adhered to;
  • Completing all administrative requirements associated with maintenance duties, such as ordering of parts and materials, processing of maintenance orders, recording of labour time using SAP;
  • Assisting with the training and mentoring of apprentices and trainees;
  • Ensuring that the company has the capacity to achieve Zero Harm by actively identifying and reporting   hazards using the site's hazard reporting systems;
  • Participating in training both on and off-site;


Key factors to your success include:


  • Having successfully completed a trade in Heavy Duty / Mobile Plant Fitting;
  • Previous experience with Sandvik, Normet, Volvo, Atlas Copco and Caterpillar 
  • Underground Equipment is preferred however willing to train and develop the right candidate.                              
  • Holding a valid WA drivers licence is mandatory;
  • Tickets and certificates such as Apply First Aid, Crane, Dogging, EWP and Forklift are advantageous.


Interested parties should submit a detailed curriculum vitae to: https://careers.goldfields.com.au


Gold Fields is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment. We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates