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Mechanical Technician - Fixed Plant

Vacancy number • PUB407687

Mechanical Technician - Fixed Plant

  • Port Hedland
  • Closes 9 June
  • 84 hours
  • Vocational School

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About this job

  • Industry: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Trade
  • Location: Port Hedland

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 84
  • Closing date: Sunday, 9 June 2024


We are currently seeking experienced and qualified Mechanical Technicians with Fixed Plant experience to join our team. You will be responsible for the maintenance and servicing of all Ore Processing Facility Equipment. This role requires FIFO from Perth, located in the Pilbara region. We offer competitive compensation, based on your experience level. In addition to a competitive salary, we provide a 8D/6R/7N/7R roster.

About this role

As a Mechanical Technician, your main focus will be on performing repairs and inspections on all power generation assets, prioritizing safety, quality, and efficiency. This position requires a high level of technical expertise, problem-solving skills, and a strong commitment to safety. Experience in a fast-paced environment and excellent communication skills are also essential.

  • Executing routine and major mechanical maintenance activities on all power generation assets according to the maintenance plan
  • Operating and maintaining gas/diesel reciprocating engines and electrical power generation equipment
  • Operating and maintaining all mechanical Balance of Plant equipment
  • Ensuring all work is carried out safely, adhering to weekly plans, and avoiding disruptions to the power supply
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory regulations regarding classified plants, gas fittings, and the environment
  • Following SAP maintenance strategies, planning work, and minimizing reactive maintenance
  • Adhering to site operations procedures and policies


  • Recognized mechanical trade certificate in Australia or Skills Assessment
  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Previous maintenance experience in a large mining operation involving fixed plant assets
  • Experience in maintaining wet plant equipment including vacuum belt filters, dewatering drums, concentrate thickeners, centrifugal and multi-stage pumping assets
  • Exposure to hydraulic and pneumatic systems highly desirable
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with ability to fault find fixed plant assets in high pressure situations
  • Current High Risk Work License endorsed – EWP, Rigging, Dogging, Telehandler, non-slewing crane - Highly desirable
  • Experience in computer-based maintenance systems – SAP desirable
  • Previous experience with Permit, Lock-out and Isolation systems and procedures
  • Full Working Rights in Australia
  • Ability to obtain a National Police Clearance


  • Supportive workplace culture that values personal growth and success
  • On-site facilities including a gym and excellent dining options
  • Stable and predictable work schedule with a rolling roster
  • Personalized guidance throughout the recruitment process
  • Corporate benefits such as salary sacrificing, novated leasing, and corporate discounts
  • Weekly pay with superannuation on all hours worked
  • Referral bonuses

About Brunel

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which specialises in connecting highly skilled workers with projects and organisations throughout Australasia and around the world. Operating locally since 1997, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 45 countries, 120 offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Empowering people is our business. Our specialist recruiters strive to connect talented individuals with opportunities that align not only with your immediate expectations, but your long-term career trajectory as well. Brunel has built a reputation for working with some of the world’s largest and most innovative businesses. Talk to us about how we can help you to reach your goals.

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Brunel connects the most talented and experienced specialists with both present-day and pioneering projects. With 120+ offices and more than 12,000 specialists around the world, we deliver people and workforce services that transform global projects in Mining, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Infrastructure and Life Sciences.

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Brunel is passionate about ensuring we are a business with a conscience. Not only does Brunel have a defined global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy, but we also have our own dedicated Brunel Foundation which has been working to ensure that we are contributing to a better future for both our people and planet for over 10 years.

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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Ellyssiah Corica quoting publication number: PUB407687