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Maintenance Coordinator - Hydro Leach

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Maintenance Jobs
Nickel laterite
Western Australia
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
First Quantum Minerals
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First Quantum Minerals:

FQM has seven operating mines across the world, and we have a track record of providing opportunities to those that have proven themselves high achievers within the company. This opportunity could be your gateway to being recognised as a subject matter expert with an international breadth and scope.

Ravensthorpe Nickel Operation:

Working for us at RNO will enable career development, whilst being exposed to one of the worlds' most complex mineral processing facilities. RNO process plant is the most complex hydro-metallurgical system outside of an oil and gas plant. Becoming expert in its operation will give you skills that very few others in the world possess.

This role is offered on a Monday to Friday work pattern, residential in Hopetoun with relocation services and rent free company housing.

Key Accountabilities:

* Lead by example with respect to health, safety and environmental responsibilities; ensuring compliance to Company Safety Standards and Procedures through provision of coaching and mentoring of employees and contractors to eliminate incidents and injuries.
* Promote and help development of sound engineering practices
* Identify and mitigate operational risk through maintenance strategy reviews, with the aim to proactively improve equipment reliability and maintainability
* Perform failure investigations of critical equipment failures, with the aim of continuous improvement.
* Identify, scope and manage improvement projects within the Hydro - Leach area through efficient engagement and management of contract labour.
* Provide technical and strategic input into shutdown plans to ensure scope and logic is optimised for cost, schedule and reliable operations.
* Provide technical direction and guidance for the maintenance teams.

Skill, Knowledge & Experience:

* Mechanical Trade Background preferably fitting
* Significant previous experience in a supervisory role within heavy fixed plant maintenance environment preferably hydro and autoclaves.
* Must have significant experience in a high pressure acid leach environment.
* Experience and knowledge with positive displacement and centrifugal pumps, thickeners, vacuum, filter presses, hydraulics and mechanical seals.
* Self-motivated, conscientious and leads by example.
* Ability to read, understand and interpret mechanical drawings.
* Sound understanding of Pronto.
* Commitment to continuous improvement and safety.

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