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MineGem Technician

Job no: 499685
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Rosebery Mine

We are MMG and we mine for progress.

At MMG, we mine to create wealth for our people, our communities and shareholders.

Working in partnership with our major shareholder – China Minmetals – our vision is to build the world’s most respected mining company.

We are guided by our Code of Conduct and our values of thinking safety first, respecting each other, working together, doing what we say and wanting to be better.

MMG Rosebery:

Rosebery is an underground polymetallic base metal mine located in the township of Rosebery in Tasmania, Australia and is 100% owned by MMG Limited.

With continuous production since 1936 Rosebery mine has current potential to extend life beyond 2028.  This underground mine has continually attracted and produced world class professionals. With a strong community focus and core values including safety and integrity, we are proud of our role in community development and our economic contribution to the local Tasmanian industry.

The operation continues to deliver excellent operational performance and employs over 500 employees and contractors who reside in the local region.

MineGem Technician

We currently have a great career opportunity available for an experienced MineGem Technician to join our team at Rosebery in Tasmania.

The MineGem/ Command System is a Caterpillar OEM remote control platform which MMG Rosebery utilises to operate remote loaders throughout the mine. This role supports the MineGem Coordinator to install, test and maintain the MineGem/Command system as the business requires.

This role is offered on a 7 on / 7 off roster day shift roster, residential in Rosebery or DIDO from other locations within Tasmania.

Key Accountabilities

  • Adherence at all times to the MMG Code of Conduct. The code provides standards for appropriate ethical and professional behaviour. It is based on MMG’s values of Safety, Integrity, Action and Results which form the basis of, and underpin all of MMG’s business relationships.
  • Maintain surface control room and all bunkers used underground to a high standard and assist in the development and continual improvement of the system.
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with the OEM to provide lines of technical support and assist the OEM with system improvements and upgrades.
  • Set up and test remote sites as required.
  • Provide a high level of fault-finding ability on remote and loader systems.
  • Assist the Coordinator to manage parts and spares to a high level.
  • Provide maintenance in accordance with the mines maintenance system on the remote system and loaders

Qualifications & Competencies

To be successful, you will have an unwavering commitment to safe work practices, a team player with a strong motivation and passion to be part of our mining family at Rosebery.

You have well developed technical skills and personal attributes including the following:

  • Trade qualification in Auto Electrical or Electrical, working at heights & IT Loader ticket
  • High level of technical expertise in setting up new sites and testing machines e.g. steer tunes and fault diagnosis / repairs to machines and infrastructure.
  • Ability to work closely with the maintenance and operations team and assist to maintain a high level of availability with the remote system with all loaders in our fleet.
  • Auto Electric knowledge is desirable
  • Good knowledge of digital and Industrial Network Systems as well as ability to work in a computerised environment
  • Underground experience or Industrial Experience
  • Experience with Mining Remote Control Systems

What we offer

  • A safety-first culture
  • A workplace that fosters diversity and inclusiveness, and supports our people with the systems, skills and behaviours required to live our values.
  • Opportunity to work with diverse, talented people that are encouraged and supported in their professional and personal development
  • Relocation support where required to the point of hire

Rosebery is located on Tasmania's west coast in close proximity to Strahan and a couple of hours drive from Burnie and Devonport. Rosebery offers exceptional outdoor experiences with fishing, canoeing, white water rafting, rock climbing and walking at your doorstep.

For more information on MMG’s Rosebery operation please click on this link

To know more about MMG please visit our webpage

MMG is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from those who identify as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. 


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At MMG, our aim is to recruit diverse, talented people and to encourage them in their professional and personal development.

Our intent is to create a workplace that fosters diversity and inclusiveness, and supports our people with the systems, skills and behaviours required to live our values.

Our goal for diversity and inclusion is to create an environment where diversity and inclusion is utilised across the business to drive high performance and superior results.

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To create an inclusive and equitable culture.


To engage and position the organisation as diverse and inclusive.

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We typically have annual graduate and undergraduate intakes for the major regions in which we operate such as Australia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lao PDR and Peru.

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

MMG is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx: 1208), and operates and develops copper, zinc and other base metals products across Australia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Peru.

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We typically offer summer vacation employment to undergraduate students.
Our Vacation Employment Program provides an opportunity to gain practical experience and obtain an internal view of possible career options as well as supporting local universities close to our mining operations.

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