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Lubrication Technician

About the role

As the Lubrication Technician, your primary responsibility is to support the Maintenance Team Leaders in safely maintaining the condition and production capacity of the Pelletising Preparation Plant and be the first point of contact for all lubrication practices on the Pellet Plant site.

Key responsibilities will be:

  • Execute approved maintenance lubrication strategies and scheduling of the works
  • Identify opportunities for improved asset performance and recommend appropriate changes to support plant performance
  • Provide technical support for all lubrication issues and standardise the plant, equipment, services and systems where practical.

About your experience

You will have:

  • Mechanical trade and/or technician certificate
  • Demonstrated experience in fixed plant maintenance
  • Sound understanding of principles of lubrication and their application to fixed process plant 
  • Understanding of maintenance principles and plant improvement processes

About our team

SIMEC Mining, a member of GFG Alliance, has operations in SA and NSW. Our iron ore mining operations in South Australia’s Middleback Ranges, south of Whyalla, consist of three primary mine sites: Iron Baron, Iron Knob and the South Middleback Ranges. Iron Ore administration functions, pellet processing and shipping facilities are located within the city limits of Whyalla.

About Whyalla
Located on the Eyre Peninsula’s Spencer Gulf in South Australia, Whyalla boasts a warm climate, accessible ocean shores and saltwater fishing. Whyalla has over 100 sports codes and activities ranging from wind surfing and kite boarding, paddle boarding and kayaking, sailing and diving, and a thriving team sport community.
Whyalla is the region’s biggest city for retail shopping and offers a range of health care services through the local hospital, well equipped medical centres and three modern pharmacies.
Whyalla is well served with educational facilities, most notable is the non - Adelaide based university campus in South Australia. Whyalla students can gain a quality education from primary school to university without leaving the City.

To view more of what Whyalla has to offer visit

Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant.