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  • Job reference: RMS0202660

Mechanical Engineer - Reliabilty - $170K OTE

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Illawarra, New South Wales
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 20/11/2018
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Time left:
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    (01/01/19)
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The Company

As one of the globes most diversified mining and metals companies with operations around the world, this company continues to grow through their high-level of efficiency and quality of products.

This company aspires to be an inclusive organisation, where their workforce reflects the broader demographic of the countries ad communities where they operate.

The Position

Through an increased project size and company growth, the position of Statutory Mechanical Reliability Engineer has become available. The purpose of this role is to provide governance, guidance and to control the standards, specifications, procedures, programs and technical documentation of the plant. The position will be based at a site near Woollongong, NSW.

The basic function of the role is as follows:

  • Ensure the adherence to engineering standards, specifications, procedures, programs and technical documentation across the mine are designed, constructed, operated and maintained
  • Adherence and governance of Standards of Engineering Practices (SEP)
  • Lead the implementation of standardised systems, governance and compliance
  • Manage the change management system and provides governance for Change Control and its effectiveness
  • Establish a safety orientated, high-performance culture in the team through effective mentoring and coaching
  • Develop long term equipment strategies
  • Conduct engineering design improvements
  • Manage and lead plant reliability practices

The Candidate

As this position is a pure Statutory Mechanical Reliability Engineering role, experience within this space is required. 3 years' experience working at a surface mining operation is also essential.

Any experience with heavy mobile equipment within this space is also highly recommended.

Most importantly this company is looking for a passionate leader who is looking to take the next major step in their career. Join one of the world's leading Mining and Metals companies and spearhead your knowledge and success!


Our client, a global mining operator, has an emphasis on strong cultural values with an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development with a reputation for embracing diversity and developing people's long term potential and careers.

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