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Electrical and Instrumentation Technician

Job no: 498467
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, is a world-class zinc-lead-silver deposit located in north-west Queensland. We currently have a fantastic career opportunity available for an experienced Electrical and Instrumentation Technician to join our Maintenance Delivery 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. Important to the role, will be your experience within fault finding and fixed plant maintenance for a heavy industrial process environment.

Your expertise includes HV 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. Dual trade certification in Electrical and Instrumentation will be essential with at least 3-5 years trades experience.

This role is based on an 8/6 roster, drive in drive out from Cloncurry or Mount Isa. Remuneration for this role includes a competitive salary package, annual bonus and generous local allowances.

MMG is committed to supporting our local communities of Cloncurry Shire and Mount Isa City Council Local Government Areas. MMG encourages local residents to apply for opportunities at Dugald River. We also support successful candidates to relocate to the region and provide a generous relocation package. In addition to living allowances for all employees residing in the local community, MMG also provides the following generous benefits:

  • Gym/PCYC membership
  • Access to MMG Charter flights to Brisbane and Townsville for family/leisure purposes
  • Financial Support for families where Children attend boarding school
  • Retention payment for long term Cloncurry residents

On-site accommodation at Dugald River is provided in 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.

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 at http://careers.mmg.com before the application closing date.

Persons of Kalkadoon heritage and other local Indigenous groups are encouraged to apply.

All applicants must apply directly to MMG to be considered - in this instance, we will not be accepting any submissions from recruitment agencies.

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Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, MMG is a mid-tier, global producer of base metals including copper and zinc.

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