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  • 23/09/2023

Lubrication Technician (Whyalla, SA, AU)

About the role

As the Lubrication Technician, your primary responsibility is to support the Maintenance Team Leaders in safely maintaining the condition and production capacity of the SMR plant and be the first point of contact for all lubrication practices at the SMR site.

Key responsibilities will be:

  • Execute approved maintenance lubrication strategies and scheduling of the works
  • Identify opportunities for improved asset performance and recommend appropriate changes to support plant performance
  • Provide technical support for all lubrication issues and standardise the plant, equipment, services and systems where practical
  • Drive continuous improvement of lubrication practices and standards on site to support further advancement in equipment reliability and performance
  • Support maintenance team with execution of other mechanical trade based activities as required

About your experience

You will have:

  • Mechanical trade and/or technician certificate
  • Demonstrated experience in fixed plant maintenance
  • Sound understanding of principles of lubrication and their application to fixed process plant 
  • Understanding of maintenance principles and plant improvement processes

About our team

SIMEC Mining, a member of GFG Alliance, has operations in SA and NSW. Our Iron Ore mining operations in South Australia’s Middleback Ranges, south west of Whyalla, consist of three primary mine sites: Iron Baron, Iron Knob and the South Middleback Ranges. Our Tahmoor Colliery in New South Wales, is an underground longwall coal mine with an associated coal preparation plant, producing high quality coking coal for global markets. Administration functions and ore pelletising and port facilities are located within the city limits of Whyalla, with corporate functions based in Adelaide and Sydney. 

The Iron Ore business is on an exciting trajectory to expand our mining and processing operations with significant investment over the next three years. Our operations in Tahmoor NSW produce metallurgical coal for the steel making process where the business is currently investing to expand and extend the life of the operations.

Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey. 

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant.