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Water Network Technician

  • Location Mine FIFO
  • Work Type Full Time - Permanent
  • Job no: 39165
  • Categories: Operations and Projects

The 55 million tonnes per annum Roy Hill Project represents the next generation of integrated iron ore mine, rail and port projects to be developed in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Situated 115 kilometres north of Newman, in one of the world’s premier iron ore provinces, the world class Roy Hill Project is the only independent iron ore project with West Australian majority ownership. With a defined mineralisation of more than 2.4 billion tonnes of high grade iron ore, enough to sustain a mine of life of more than 20 years, the Roy Hill Project is introducing a new wave of innovation, technology and knowledge to Australia’s iron ore industry.

 

Roy Hill represents the next generation of integrated iron ore mine, rail and port ­­­operations in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Situated approximately 340 kilometres south east of Port Hedland, our world-class operation is the only independent iron ore business with West Australian majority ownership. With a defined mineralisation of more than 2.4 billion tonnes of high grade iron ore, enough to sustain a mine life of more than 20 years, Roy Hill is introducing a new wave of innovation, technology and knowledge to Australia’s iron ore industry.

 

‘The Real Us’

The Roy Hill mine is the largest single-pit iron ore mine in Australia and has an initial mine life of 17 years, with a likely extension beyond that of 12 years. Roy Hill is an owner operator, conventional open pit, drill and blast, truck and excavator bulk mining operation.

Our Water Maintenance team is now seeking an experienced Water Network Technician to join the team on an 8/6 Roster from Perth. The main responsibility will be to operate and monitor the water supply system within the mine area.

Accountabilities will include: -

  • Facilitate the operation of water pumping equipment
  • Relocation, installation and priming of sump pumps
  • Installation of pipelines, both in-pit and on the surface
  • General maintenance of dewatering infrastructure

 

‘The Real You’

For you to achieve outstanding results in this position, you will have the following: -

  • Current (MR/HR) WA drivers licence;
  • Sound knowledge of pumps, pipes and the controlled movement of water
  • Experience on a dewatering or water supply crew in the mining industry
  • Forklift, IT Loader, Pipe welding Ticket  

 

‘The Real Offer’

Our people are the driving force behind the growth of the business and our success. We are committed to attracting and retaining people who have the right mix of skills, knowledge, leadership and motivation to operate one of Australia’s largest and most innovative integrated iron ore mining, rail and port operations.

Roy Hill offers rewarding careers, generous benefits, and a unique opportunity to join a dynamic workplace where collaboration, innovation, agility and personal leadership empowers you to perform at your best.


Roy Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages cultural diversity, gender equality and non- discrimination. To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work permanently in Australia.

Please note that unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

  • Published on 06 Aug 2018, 8:23 AM

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