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Process Technician

About the role

Our Iron Baron Mining Operations team are seeking to appoint a Process Technicians reporting to the Shift Team Leader working and appealing roster -  12 hour dayshift/nightshift roster, equal time.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Performing planned preventative and corrective maintenance to ensure the condition and productive capacity of the Plant assets meets targets and delivers sustainable operations
  • Demonstrate ability to identify faults through the use of fault finding techniques with the ability to troubleshoot and rectify problems
  • Correctly operate the plant and equipment to ensure the condition and productive capacity of the Plant assets meets targets and delivers sustainable operations
  • Working in a professional, timely and safe manner following all SIMEC Mining’s standards and procedures

About your experience


You will be a self-starter with the drive to safely complete any task you are given.  This role will challenge and reward you, it will see you work in a strong team with a focus on safety performance and customer satisfaction. 

Your key qualifications and skills will include:

  • Formal trade qualifications in one of the following;
    - Mechanical Fitter
    - Boilermaker

    Prior experience working in mining or heavy industry, highly regarded
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

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.  Administration functions and ore processing and shipping facilities are located within the city limits of Whyalla, with corporate functions based in Adelaide.

The Iron Ore business is on an exciting trajectory to expand our mining and processing operations with the investment of ~$2.0b over the next three years. Our operations in Tahmoor NSW produce metallurgical coal for the steel making process. The business is currently investing ~$300m to expand and extend the life of the operations.

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, through to 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. 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.