Oxygen / Autoclaves Specialist - Fixed Plant

Vacancy number • PUB408024

Oxygen / Autoclaves Specialist - Fixed Plant

  • Papua New Guinea
  • Closes 2 June
  • 84 hours
  • Vocational School

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About this job

  • Branch: Mining
  • Area of Expertise: Operations & Maintenance
  • Location: Papua New Guinea

What is required?

  • hours per week: 84
  • Education level: Vocational School
  • Closing date: Sunday, 2 June 2024


Brunel International is seeking an experienced Fixed Plant Maintenance Specialist with expertise in Oxygen and Autoclaves to join our team in Papua New Guinea. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a safe and efficient maintenance service to ensure that the fixed plant is running at optimal performance.

About this role

The Fixed Plant Maintenance Specialist will be responsible for the installation, maintenance, repair and inspection of oxygen and autoclave systems. This role requires a highly skilled individual who is able to work independently as well as part of a team. The successful candidate must have excellent problem-solving skills and be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintenance Planning: Developing and implementing maintenance strategies for various fixed plant equipment, including Mills, Pumps, Float banks, Autoclaves, and Oxygen plants.
  • Routine Maintenance: Conducting regular inspections, preventive maintenance, and repairs on the mentioned equipment to prevent breakdowns, optimize performance, and minimize downtime.
  • Troubleshooting and Repairs: Diagnosing mechanical issues, identifying root causes of equipment failures, and executing corrective actions promptly to restore functionality.
  • Compliance and Safety: Ensuring that all maintenance activities adhere to safety standards, regulatory requirements, and environmental protocols. Implementing best practices to maintain a safe working environment for all personnel.
  • Collaboration and Coordination: Working closely with other departments, such as operations, engineering, and procurement, to coordinate maintenance activities, procure necessary parts or services, and optimize equipment performance.
  • Training and Development: Providing guidance, training, and technical support to maintenance teams to enhance their skills and knowledge, ensuring efficient handling of equipment and maintenance procedures.
  • Continuous Improvement: Identifying opportunities for efficiency improvements, cost savings, or upgrades in equipment and maintenance processes. Implementing innovative solutions to enhance overall plant performance.


  • Certified Trade, Technologist or Engineering degree would be considered an asset
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Must have strong knowledge of oxygen and autoclave systems
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal


  • FIFO roster 21 days on / 14 days off
  • Ensuite style accommodation / good security onsite / Gym / full medical facilities onsite

About Brunel

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Papua New Guinea. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract or permanent.
Operating in Papua New Guinea since 2008, Brunel has their major bases in Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning 44 countries, 100 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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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Wilfred Kochannek quoting publication number: PUB408024

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