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Reliability Specialist

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Darwin, Northern Territory
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 12/06/2018
  • Duration: staff/perm
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The Role:
In this role, you will be responsible for assisting the Fixed Plant Maintenance Reliability team in data analysis, engineering and defect elimination to improve the availability and performance of the assets

Based in either Darwin or Cairns for FIFO 8/6

* Actively support the Maintenance Reliability team in areas of safety, cost reduction and production improvement
* Conducting analysis of equipment life cycle through monitoring reports, and integrity assessments
* Conduct Root Cause Failure Analysis on equipment downtime and component failures
* Analyse and Report on plant and equipment availability and utilization, availability and reliability
* Campion the Fixed Plant Condition Monitoring Program to improve asset management practices across the processing and logistics department
* Assist Senior Reliability Engineer with inputs for financial budgeting, forecasting, monitoring and reporting
* Detailed data analytics to optimise maintenance strategies and identify production and reliability improvement opportunities


* Demonstrated experience in asset management, reliability and maintenance engineering
* Demonstrated experience in vendor engagement
* Proficient in the use of data, data interrogation and interpretation of standards to guide decision making
* Proficient in analysis of multi-variable process systems with the ability to consult with process engineers, operator, maintainers and control system technicians
* Proficient in reading and interpreting engineering blueprint technical documents
* Proficient in reading and interpreting equipment and test reports with the technical knowledge to determine suitable course of action to maintain plant integrity and knowledge of statutory responsibilities
* Proven experience in field engineering roles such maintenance, reliability or commissioning displaying the ability for fault finding and diagnosis of system faults.
* Monitoring and analysis of actual asset performance and identification of opportunities for increased availability, reliability and asset utilization.
* Able to interact and communicate with all levels of the production functions
* Able to engage and communicate with all levels of the maintenance functions
* High level of proficiency in the MS Office suite
* Proficient in the use of SAP with an understanding of master data requirements
* Knowledge of work management, change management, risk management and business process.


* Operate windows based computer systems
Microsoft Office Tools
Apollo RCA
Ampla / Rockwell

The Company:
International resources company working with high quality metals , developing natural resources in a safe and sustainable operation.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* 5yrs experience in a similar role within the mining or similar heavy industry
* Solid understanding reliability maintenance, and the use of operational and condition monitoring data to develop preventative maintenance strategies
* Excellent analytical and investigative skills focusing on fixed plant equipment
* Experience with financial and availability budgeting, forecasting and reporting
* Proficiency in software such as SAP, PMO2000, MS Office, Apollo RCA will be highly regarded
* Tertiary qualification in Mechanical Engineering, Reliability Engineering or Asset Management fields or
* Trade qualification with some tertiary study (i.e. associate degree) considered

About Fircroft:
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