Maintenance Technician - Mechanical (Hydro/Leach)

Apply now Requisition Number: 499851
Contract Type: On-going
Country: Australia
Location: Ravensthorpe
Site: Ravensthorpe
Categories: Engineering, Mining

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. has grown from a small mineral operation in Zambia into a multinational mining business in less than two decades, with a global portfolio of copper and nickel assets in Europe, Africa, Australia and South America. This phenomenal growth is down to FQM people who have strived to be Bolder, Smarter and Driven in everything they do.

In March 2013, First Quantum Minerals acquired Inmet Mining Corporation, a Canadian-based mining company primarily producing copper and zinc from mines in Finland, Spain and Turkey, with also a major copper deposit under development in Panama, known as Cobre Panama. The combination of the First Quantum and Inmet assets has created one of the world’s leading copper producers with a geographically diversified portfolio of high-quality operations and development projects in eight countries across five continents.

With a strategic plan to produce more than 1 million tonnes per annum of copper within five years, the Company is poised to become the largest, widely-held pure-play copper producer and one of the top five copper producers in the world.

Ravensthorpe Nickel Operation is seeking an experienced Maintenance Technician to join their Hydro/Leach team on site.

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the role will be responsible for preventative, corrective and planned maintenance activities.

Hydro/Leach: Consisting of HPAL trains (autoclaves), atmospheric leaching, hydro-met circuit, reagent plant, larox press filter, vacuum filtration as well as bagging and load out facilities.

Experience in any or all of the above areas is preferable. A trade qualification as a Mechanical Fitter is essential. 

You will be highly motivated, able to plan ahead and committed to safe work practices. Confined space, working at heights, EWP, rigging and dogging tickets will be highly regarded. A current C Class Driver's Licence is essential.

This position is a residential only role living in the scenic coastal township of Hopetoun or Ravensthorpe on a Monday to Friday roster. Relocation to Hopetoun/Ravensthorpe and subsidised company housing will be offered.

Applicants are invited to apply online. Shortlisting will begin immediately and roles may be filled prior to the closing date.

 

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