At Orica, it’s the power of our people that leads change and shapes our futures. Every day, all around the world, our people help mobilise vital resources essential to progress. Established in 1874, we have grown to become the world leader in mining and civil blasting with a diverse of team of more than 13,000 across the world.
It’s an exciting time to join us – we are shaping the future of mining through digital and automated technologies, embracing new ways of thinking, pioneering innovation and reimagining the way we work.
About the role
We are absolutely delighted to announce that we have a new opportunity for a Mobile Mechanic / Field Service Technician to join Orica Metals West Asset & Maintenance Team.
The role will operate on 8 days on, 6 days off, roster in support of multiple sites across Western Australia. A vehicle will be offered in addition to a competitive salary package.
Reporting to the Orica Asset Supervisor, the Mobile Mechanic will provide maintenance and technical support to Mobile and Fixed plant within Orica sites across Western Australia.
At Orica we encourage genuine career development amongst our people and can guarantee training and resources for our Mobile Mechanics if they wish to expand their careers into supervisory and or management positions.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a skilled candidate wishing to embark upon a new stable career with a large global market leading company offering excellent employment conditions, opportunities, roster, and rewards.
What you will be doing
Routine servicing and repairs to, site based, Mobile and fixed plant.
Transition between allocated Orica sites for preventive maintenance, and breakdown support.
Provide maintenance advice to site-based team leaders, and managers.
Monitor and report equipment failures and identify opportunities for improvement.
Demonstrate continuous improvement within the workplace.
Promote and execute job planning and efficient resource utilization.
Audit and make recommendations of site based critical spares.
Audit sites, and equipment for compliance to maintenance standards. and
be an integral part of a wider team of mobile technicians and mechanics in support of Orica's operations
What you will bring
Electrical or Mechanical trade qualification (Essential)
Dual trade with Auto-Electrical (Desirable)
3 + post trade experience in similar role within the heavy industry or mining sector
Heavy Rigid driving license is advantageous but not essential
Trainer and Assessor Certificate (Desirable)
Previous exposure to work permits
What we offer
As part of a truly global company, you will have the ability to grow and learn in a diverse, collaborative culture. We foster relationships and learning through connected global and local teams, promote flexible and diverse career paths and support the development of your knowledge and skills.
You will be paid a competitive salary, learn from talented individuals across multiple disciplines and be able to thrive in a safe workplace within a collaborative culture. Ignite your career at a place where your distinct potential can find its home.
We respect and value all
Orica promotes and fosters a culture of inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment everywhere we operate. We treat our people and applicants with fairness, dignity, and respect, getting the best of everyone’s contributions.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, nationality, age, military or veteran, marital or disability status.