Senior Mechanical Engineer


Mount Isa, QLD

Posted 7/12/2019


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  • Residential Mount Isa
  • Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
  • Super 13%
Senior Mechanical Engineer Mine Maintenance – Fixed Plant Maintenance Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia Ref. No. SJP689 Mount Isa Mines Copper Operations are currently seeking a suitably qualified Senior Mechanical Engineer to work in the Planning & Assets department on a permanent full-time basis. This is a great career opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Engineer looking to widen their knowledge and expand their leadership capacity. This is a residential position based in Mount Isa, working a Monday to Friday, day shift only roster. The remuneration for this role can range from $137,000- $176,000 dependent on depth of experience and skills the successful candidate will bring to the position. The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Identification and management of reliability/maintenance efficiencies within the Fixed Plant Maintenance Department to reduce failures that impact the assets.
  • Ability to provide expert knowledge and identify engineering solutions in relation to hoisting, crushing and pumping systems
  • Achieving maintenance and reliability outcomes in accordance with the business plan - managing short-term and long-term projects
You will have the following skillset and attributes:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Mechanical Engineering
  • Previous experience in mentoring personnel
  • Sound knowledge of relevant Australian standards for surface and underground fixed plant
  • Minimum of five years underground and surface fixed plant equipment experience
  • Previous experience with vertical mining shafts and hoists will be an advantage
  • Proficiency and demonstrated experience in Project Management
  • Proficiency in RCM and condition monitoring based maintenance practices
  • Experience with Reliability Engineering metrics and techniques such as Failure Modes Effects and Analysis will be desirable
  • Exposure to and knowledge of capital expenditure and procurement of equipment would be advantageous
  • Sound computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, Computer-Aided Design (CAD) experience (AutoCad/SolidWorks) and excellent formal written communication
For further information please contact: Kylie Duncan on (07) 4744 3223 Applications Close: 8.00am on Wednesday 7th August 2019

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