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Reliability Engineer - Dugald River

Job no: 498522
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Dugald River Mine

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 experienced Reliability Engineer to join our Maintenance Engineering team at Dugald River Mine.  

Reporting to the Superintendent Engineering/Planning Services, you will be responsible for the identification and management of asset reliability risks that could adversely affect plant or business operations. In addition the role is to develop engineering solutions to repetitive failures and other problems that adversely affect plant operations. You will achieve operational consistency on all our fixed infrastructure and underground operations assets covering the three main areas loss elimination, risk management and life cycle asset management.

This role will include general analysis of equipment reliability, investigation of events and variances and project work with a strong emphasis on safety, equipment reliability and maintenance quality. Focus will also be given to developing our Reliability Engineering systems and building capacity at Dugald River Mine.

As a successful candidate you will have Bachelor of Engineer in Mechanical or equivalent with a strong focus on Reliability methodology. You will possess a strong knowledge within project management, root cause analysis, failure modes and effect analysis. Important to the role will be your proven level of operational maintenance and reliability engineering, a high level of problem solving skills, mechanical and fault finding abilities with good communication skills.

Previous industry experience within mining and exposure to the asset management of fixed plant will be highly regarded. Experience in t Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (preferably SAP) will be essential. Due to the Global nature of our business Mandarin & other language speaking skills is advantageous.

This role will be based on an 8/6 roster. MMG is supportive of our local communities and region. This role is available on a drive in drive out basis (DIDO) from the Cloncurry or Mount Isa Districts. Relocation support will be available for successful candidates who reside outside of the local region who wish to relocate to the Cloncurry or Mount Isa districts. FIFO from Townsville is also available.

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.

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:

  • Travel allowance where personal vehicle is required to access Dugald River
  • Financial Support for families where Children attend boarding school
  • Gym/PCYC membership
  • Access to MMG Charter flights to Brisbane and Townsville for family/leisure purposes
  • Retention payment for long term Cloncurry residents

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.

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


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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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