Mechanical Technician (Fixed)

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Gold Fields Australia

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Mechanical Technician (Fixed)

Job ID: 9789
Job Views: 15
Location: Kambalda
Post Code: 6442
Category: Mining & Resources
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 26/03/2024


Company description:

Gold Fields is a globally diversified gold producer with nine operating mines in Australia, Peru, South Africa and West Africa (including the Asanko JV), as well as one project in Chile

Gold Fields' mining assets in the Australia region (GFA) include a 100% interest in the St Ives, Agnew and Granny Smith mines and a 50:50 interest in the Gruyere JV project with Gold Road Resources.

Job Requirements:

Role Details

Reporting to the Mechanical Coordinator at St Ives, you will be responsible for providing quality and timely preventative mechanical maintenance and repairs of the processing facilities and other areas of the operation.


As an employee at Gold Fields, we expect all levels of employees to act in a manner that seeks to align and enhance the values, safety culture and performance of Gold Fields with the purpose of creating enduring value beyond mining.


This role is offered on a 8 days on 6 days off roster and would require the incumbent to be residential in Kambalda or Kalgoorlie. Bus transportation is offered to and from site daily and relocation assistance will be considered for the successful candidate if required.


Benefits include:

  • 6% Site Allowance & Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Increased leave entitlements for annual leave, paid primary and secondary parental leave
  • Employee referral program - $10,000 per successful referral!
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long service leave pro rata after 5 years of continuous service
  • Paid family and domestic violence leave
  • Educational assistance


About the role:

  • Conduct preventative maintenance through scheduled inspections, servicing, adjustments, troubleshooting and timely repair of plant equipment;
  • Support the efficient operation of the production facilities by providing reliable and accurate maintenance knowledge, expertise, and practical application, to minimise down time and subsequent loss of production;
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all task instructions and procedures and ensure that these are consistently adhered to when carrying out maintenance tasks;
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping throughout the maintenance workshops and wherever maintenance work is carried out;
  • Maximise return on assets through effective utilisation and care of maintenance equipment and tools, with due consideration of safety and environmental issues;
  • Complete all administrative processing requirements associated with maintenance duties, such as requisitioning of parts and materials, processing of maintenance orders, recording of labour time, etc. through the efficient utilisation of SAP and other relevant information management systems.


About you:

  • Australian recognised mechanical trade qualification
  • Valid WA C Class Drivers Licence
  • Solid experience in mechanical maintenance of a mineral processing plant
  • Extensive knowledge of process technologies and equipment
  • Dogging, EWP and Forklift Tickets would further strengthen your application
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;

How to Apply:

Applications can be submitted via:


Gold Fields is committed to achieving an inclusive workforce. We recognise that the diverse talent of our people will ultimately determine our growth, performance and success. We strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.

We offer:

At Gold Fields we work together as a team to deliver excellent results and take pride in what we do. We actively seek input from others and truly believe that diverse views improve the quality of our work. We work hard, so when the business achieves its goals, employees can share in better salary increases and bonuses, and we have more money to invest in communities and ongoing renewable energy projects.

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