McArthur River Mining

Reliability Engineer

McArthur River Mining

Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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Job Posted: 20/09/2018

Job Category:

Engineering / Mechanical

Job description:
  • You know about Ampla, Isograph Reliability Workbench and PI Process Workbook
  • Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
  • You have a prowess for design and drafting


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 Reliability Engineer with a passionate appetite for machines, rapidly learning their business function and selecting the best strategies for them to join our maintenance team. You are an ambassador for safety – keeping your mates safe in the workplace by pulling them up always if you find them in the line of fire. You have a mainstream degree in Mechanical, Interdisciplinary or Mechatronics Engineering (or similar), coupled with experience working in maintenance and reliability realms of mining, fixed plant or other heavy industry.

Apply what you know to assist us realise improvements in safety, volume, cost while keeping within statutory compliance. You’ll liaise with an Australian crew in best maintenance practice, leading investigation, conducting quality assurance, reviewing /conducting condition monitoring and assisting with plant downtime recording and reporting. Feeding the project pipeline with justification, prioritization, risk assessment. Your commitment to the environment and a fair community orientated team is just as important to you as the Rheology of slurry and the power available to move it.

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 and exposure across all maintenance, reliability, engineering and planning disciplines. 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 the job.

The role reports to the Senior Reliability Engineer and is FIFO from Darwin, working 15 days on and 13 days off. From here, you can make the most of your extra-long weekends. You will discover a rich culture and heritage, places like Kakadu and Uluru, attend exciting events & festivals, visit national 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 are a good fit with this role if:

  • You like databases and have worked with Ellipse and SAP CMMS operation and business processes.
  • You slide in and out of teams, hitting it solo as required in-between
  • Your communication allows you to deliver and change in a fast paced and challenging environment
  • You have a keen interest in pumping all types of mining fluids from water to reagents.
  • 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.