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Tradesperson Fitter

About the role

We have several new vacancies available for a Tradesperson - Mechanical to join our Pelletising Maintenance Team.  The position reports to the Maintenance Team Leader, working an attractive 4,3,3,4 roster. 

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Performing planned preventative and corrective maintenance to ensure the condition and productive capacity of the Plant meets production targets
  • Using your fault finding ability, troubleshooting and rectifying plant problems
  • Working in a safe, professional, and timely manner, following all SIMEC Mining’s standards and procedures
  • Performing all work to a high-quality standard.
     

We are open to mechanically experienced Trades Assistants, Skilled fitters, and Boilermakers with fitting experience

About your experience

To be successful in the role you will be a self-starter with the drive to 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 maintaining a reliable plant. 

Other things that will support your application:  

  • Must hold a current Trade Certificate
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Previous experience in similar roles in heavy industry or manufacturing experience would be desirable
  • Forklift, EWP, Dogging, Working at Heights, and Confined Space tickets are desirable
  • Experience with conveyor belts, bearings, gear boxes, large rotating equipment, lubrication, alignment and fitting would be advantageous
  • Ability to work flexibly to meet plant production targets.

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 and Sydney.  This role is based at the Magnetite Pelletising Plant, also 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.  Students can gain a quality education from primary school to university without leaving the City.

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.

 

Apply today.