McArthur River Mining

Mobile Maintenance Leading Hand

McArthur River Mining

Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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Job Posted: 20/09/2018

Job Category:

Mining, Energy & Resources / Maintenance

Job description:
  • Influence the way we perform planned & reactive maintenance tasks
  • Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
  • Lead a team of experienced technicians who take pride in their workmanship

Glencore’s McArthur River Mine (MRM) is a world-class zinc-lead mine with a long future. You’ll find our mine in the Gulf of Carpentaria 900 km southeast of Darwin and 64 km from Borroloola. We produce and process zinc, lead and silver from our open cut mine. It is then stored and transported to our Bing Bong loading facility and is shipped to our customers all over the world. Our customers use our essential commodities in everyday products for mobility, infrastructure and communications.

At MRM we’re looking for a Mobile Maintenance Leading Hand to join our mining team. We are looking for a candidate who will maximise the performance of our maintenance facility and professional technicians. You are an ambassador for safety – “always keeping our mates safe in our workplace”. You have relevant trade qualifications with outstanding experience in heavy diesel, fluid power and automotive technology. A certificate in S1, S2, and S3 would be appreciated but is not essential.

Apply what you know to oversee repairs and preventative maintenance of site equipment. Provide leadership to your team by taking an active role in identifying challenges, providing feedback and gaining their respect. Your outstanding organisational skills guarantee relevant record keeping, parts ordering and maintenance system information entry into Ellipse are completed correctly and within set timeframes.

As a Glencore team member we want to set you up for success. You’ll get to do this with our team of experts through coaching and mentoring opportunities. We will help you connect with new colleagues so you can build strong work relationships, grow your knowledge of the mining & metals industry and provide you with an environment that empowers you to get on with job.

The role reports to the Supervisor, Maintenance and is FIFO from Darwin working 15 days on and 13 days off. The Northern Territory is renowned for its rich cultural heritage and places like Kakadu National Park, Litchfield Park and Uluru to name a few, are iconic places to visit. Darwin is a vibrant fun city where exciting family events & festivals are the norm. If you enjoy the outdoors, you can visit national parks, Wildlife parks, & waterfalls, catch a barra and see crocodiles in the wild. We believe in the Territory first and will even move you here!

You’ll learn more about the important part we continue to play in the Territorys resources industry and how we contribute to our local area, the NT and our nation.

You fit with this role if:

  • Youre a task master who knows how to manage people.
  • You enjoy your profession, guiding and mentoring your team, achieving targets and you react positively to challenging situations.
  • You don’t mind getting your hands dirty to help your team out.
  • You want to make a lasting contribution at MRM and the wider Glencore group.

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If you want to know more about this great opportunity call our MRM Talent & Resourcing Team on 08 8975 8242.