Maintenance Technician

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Maintenance Technician

Job ID: 11334
Job Views: 16
Location: Port Hedland
Post Code: 6721
Category: Trades & Services
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 14/05/2024


Maintenance Technician
Port Hedland – Residential Role

Purpose of Role: 

The Weir Group are seeking a site-based Maintenance Mechanical Fitter to support the Iron Bridge Magnetite Project, based in our new service centre facility in Port Hedland, Western Australia!

The Maintenance Technician will be responsible for the refurbishment of our unique Weir High Pressure Grinding Roller (HPGR) This is an exciting opportunity to learn a new skillset and be a part of an international first in the industry.

Job Requirements:

This is a local position; we encourage residential applications to apply. We are open to flexible work arrangements.

Why choose Weir:
Be part of a global organization dedicated to building a better future: At Weir, the growing world depends on us. It depends on us constantly reinventing, quickly adapting and continually finding better, faster, more sustainable ways to access the resources it needs to thrive. And it depends on each of us doing the best work of our lives. It’s a big challenge – but it is exciting.

An opportunity to grow your own way: Everything moves fast in the dynamic world of Weir. This creates opportunities for us to take on new challenges, explore new areas, learn, progress and excel. Best of all, there is no set path that our people must take. Instead, everyone is given the support and freedom to tailor-make their own career and do the best work of their lives.

Feel empowered to be yourself and belong: Weir is a welcoming, inclusive place, where each individual’s contribution is recognized and all employees are encouraged to innovate, collaborate and be themselves. We continually focus on people and their wellbeing. We believe in fairness and choose to be honest, transparent and authentic in everything we do.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Work with the qualified HPGR technicians to establish and implement a sustainable growth of the allocated HPGR business unit.
  • Manage all site installation, repair maintenance and testing as per scopes of work
  • Become a committed team member to looking at continuous improvement in our daily activities
  • Exhibit a collaborative approach to ensure that customer needs are prioritised and satisfied to meet set service levels.
  • Contribute to strategic planning of site service and installations.
  • Provide technical advice to the Site Service Supervisor for service and components for contracts.
  • Attend training and to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills
  • Show flexibility under urgent or breakdown conditions in order to service customer requirements

Job Knowledge/Education and Qualifications: 

  • Certificate III in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Fitting
  • Advantageous to have experience working with HPGR’s or similar to equipment
  • Dogging and Rigging Tickets with relevant industry experience
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Be flexible for a combination of workshop and field work
  • Intermediate Computer skills
  • Be available to travel internationally for product training

How to Apply:

Founded in 1871, Weir is a world leading engineering business with a purpose to make mining operations smarter, more efficient and sustainable. Thanks to Weir’s technology, our customers can produce essential metals and minerals using less energy, water and waste at lower cost. With the increasing need for metals and minerals for climate change solutions, Weir colleagues are playing their part in powering a low carbon future. We are a global family of 11,000 uniquely talented people in over 60 counties, inspiring each other to do the best work of our lives.

For additional information about what it is like to work at Weir, please visit our Career Page and LinkedIn Life Page.

Weir is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, or any other legally protected status. 

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