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Leinster - Mining Technician

Job No. 790837
Work Type Full Time - Fixed Term
Location Australia - Western Australia
Categories Mining/Mina
Published | W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close | W. Australia Standard Time

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Nickel West Leinster – Technician Mining - Shaft (Platman)

  • Fly in Fly Out roster – 7 days on, 7 days off
  • 2 Year Fixed Term Contract
  • BHP Billiton Nickel West actively supports a diverse workforce and encourages Aboriginal and Torre Strait Islander Peoples and Female applicants to apply
  • Competitive salary on offer plus 12% superannuation and a range of company benefits

Job Description

The successful applicant will join the Leinster mining team as a Mining Technician reporting to the Supervisor Mining. This is a key role within the mining projects team, which will carry out refurbishment of the main shaft to prepare for transition to shaft haulage. The successful applicant will be responsible for operating the cage, assisting the contract team with refurbishing of the shaft and performing day to day maintenance activities on the mine pumping system and shaft services.

Skills and Requirements

  • A certificate in a Mechanical or Electrical trade
  • Operation of underground mobile plant including ITs and telehandlers will be well regarded
  • Previous experience in a similar role strongly desired
  • A working knowledge of shaft haulage and shaft conveyances
  • Holding a current Winding engine driver's certificate — Class I would be well regarded but not essential
  • Eligibility to act as an underground supervisor's would also be well regarded but not essential
  • A current driver's license

As part of the recruitment process for this position you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical and participate in a background screen including a criminal history check, identity check and qualifications check.

Company Description - Nickel West

A member of the BHP Billiton Group, Nickel West produces nickel in-concentrate and has its operations located throughout Western Australia - comprising mines, concentrators, a smelter and a refinery.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

On offer is a range of employee benefits including development and career opportunities together with competitive remuneration package, including share options, generous superannuation contributions, 18 weeks of paid parental leave, performance based bonuses and a great working environment.


To Apply

Short listing for this position will commence on 7th of April 2017, however we do reserve the right to close this position earlier than stated. To enable us to process your application as quickly as possible simply click on the 'apply' button below.

Please note: It is a requirement that all internal applicants advise their immediate line manager of their application.

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