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Technician - Communications

Job no: 497726
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Dugald River Mine

MMG Limited is a publicly-listed global base metal mining company recognised as a leading producer of copper and zinc. As an international business, MMG strives to create an inclusive culture by bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We recognise the unique value your contribution makes to the progress of our company and the communities in which we operate.

MMG’s Dugald River Mine, is a world-class zinc-lead-silver deposit located in north-west Queensland. We are currently seeking experienced Communication Technicians to join our team at Dugald River Mine.   

Reporting to the Supervisor, you will provide Maintenance support to the Dugald river mine operations. You will ensure statutory compliance in maintaining fixed infrastructure whilst providing a safe working culture. The reliability and safe operation of assets are integral to this position, as daily and weekly targets are measured against with production targets as critical KPI’s. You will apply duty of care as per Queensland Mining and Quarrying Safety and Health Regulation and maintain a clean working environment, free from hazards and aligning to the MMG code of conduct and values.

To be successful in this role, you will possess a strong work ethic, safety values and an extensive maintenance background including underground, ability to perform all repairs within scope, installation, servicing, and overhauls and commissioning in a mineral processing fixed plant maintenance operations environment. As a successful applicant, you will ideally hold a dual trade certification in Electrical and Instrumentation and Radio Communication. Important to the role, will be your experience within fault finding and fixed plant maintenance for a heavy industrial process environment. Your expertise includes switchgear, motor controls, variable speed AC drives, Schneider PLCs, pneumatic and electronic process control instrumentation. Literacy in a computerised maintenance management system such as SAP will be highly regarded.

This role will be based on an 8/6, 7/7 (Days and Nights) roster DIDO from Cloncurry and Mt Isa districts or FIFO from Townsville. Kalkadoon applicants are encouraged to apply.

Please note shortlisted candidates will need to be available to attend MMG Assessment Centre on either days from 27 November to 29 November  2018 in Townsville and in Cloncurry on 1 December and 2 December 2018.

On-site accommodation at Dugald River is fully air-conditioned en-suite rooms and includes meal service and room cleaning. The new village features, communal media facilities including 4G coverage, onsite Medical Centre, sporting, brand new swimming pool and gym facilities. Remuneration for the role includes a competitive base salary and annual bonus.

As a company, we strive for the best in safety, environmental protection, production standards and overall operational excellence. We are an equal opportunity employer who values and respects diversity.

If you share MMG’s values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the application closing date date.

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised closing date and all applicants must apply directly to MMG to be considered. We will not be accepting submissions from recruitment agencies on this occasion.

To hear more about what it’s like to work at MMG, we encourage you to visit our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/MMGMediaUpload/playlists

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