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  • Job reference: RMS0193168

Mechanical Engineer

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Tasmania
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 17/04/2018
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (15/05/18)
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The Role:
A new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join our market leading mining operator. This is a permanent opportunity based on a 9 day fortnight.
The role will provide governance and technical stewardship capability in accordance with relevant processes, standards and performance targets for the Thermal Power Generation Plant.


Reporting directly to the Maintenance Manager you will be responsible for the following:
* Providing Engineering support for Power Generation Plant to maximise the efficiency and output in a safe and cost-effective manner.
* Provide technical support to the maintenance and operation team.
* Review unscheduled maintenance records and follow up any actions or recommendations.
* Manage all work, program and costs associated with each shutdown.
* Review and manage correct water management and chemical dosing for the boiler.
* Manage statutory inspections across plant services supply and reticulation compressed air, water supply, Natural Gas and industrial gases, e.g. LPG, Oxygen, Nitrogen.
* Reliability engineering support.
* Facilitate business improvement opportunities.

For the successful applicant there is an attractive salary package including performance related bonus, participation in the employee share plan and access to additional employer-paid super contributions. Candidates who are both local or require relocation within Australia are encouraged to apply.

The Company:
Our client is a global leader in the resources sector who focus on attracting exceptionally skilled individuals who share in their strong values based culture where you will be encouraged to embrace continuous development and progression opportunities.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Circa 3 years' + experience in ops and maintenance of thermal power plant.
* Degree in appropriate Engineering discipline
* Strong commitment to a company's HSE culture
* Experience in optimising power plant control systems.
* Knowledge of Maintenance Management System ideally SAP.
* Knowledge of reliability engineering including condition monitoring and failure analysis.
* Mechanical engineering experience in heavy industry, smelting or refinery environment.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Babcock Boiler and Siemens Turbine experience.
* Current Boiler and Turbine Operator Certificate.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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