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Maintainer Signals

  • Location Port Hedland FIFO
  • Work Type Full Time - Permanent
  • Positions 1 Position
  • Applications Close At Closed 17 days ago
    Published on 11 Oct 2019

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  • Job no: 40593
  • Categories: Operations

Maintainer Signals | FIFO I Multiple positions available.


  • Seeking Maintainer Signals with multiple positions available.
  • Our people are engaged and committed to achieving real results.
  • 14:14 roster FIFO Perth


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.


Roy Hill is currently looking for an experienced Maintainer Signals to join the Signals Team on a 14:14 FIFO roster based at the Roy Hill Port and Mine Site.


‘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.


Roy Hill’s purpose built, world-class mine processing plant is the largest and most advanced single feed plant in the Pilbara and utilises low risk, proven technology to process 55Mtpa (Wet) of lump and fines iron ore.


Roy Hill’s independently owned and operated railway is a 344km standard gauge, single line, heavy haul railway built to transport 55Mtpa of iron ore from the Roy Hill Mine to the dedicated Port stockyard facility in Port Hedland. Utilising state-of-the-art train loading systems and the fastest rail car dumpers, the Rail division is a leading example of our innovation and technology investments.


Roy Hill’s purpose built, world-class iron ore port facility at Port Hedland is capable of receiving, stockpiling, screening and exporting 55Mtpa of iron ore as lump and fines and has been designed to accommodate possible future expansion.

Roy Hill’s Perth-based integrated Corporate Headquarters and Remote Operations Centre (ROC) provides end to end integration of our operations, marketing and corporate services functions.

Our Signals Team are currently looking for a Maintainer Signals. Reporting to the Supervisor Signals, the Signals Maintainer is required to respond to equipment issues, minimise downtime and maintain as well as improve Signals asset reliability and availability. The position is accountable for ensuring required maintenance tasks are undertaken in line with the schedule in relation to all signals systems and conducted to a very high quality in a safe and efficient manner.


‘The Real You’


This position is suited to a technical individual with operational experience coupled with strong attention to detail and advanced problem solving skills. The ability to work effectively autonomously, as well as lead continuous team improvement is imperative to achieving success in this role.


Selected responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Carry out scheduled and unscheduled maintenance tasks as instructed by area supervisors.
  • Monitor equipment failure rates and change failed components where possible as opportune times to limit the impact of the subsequent equipment downtime.
  • Ensure adequate materials and supplies are obtained for carrying out required tasks.
  • Regularly undertake routine maintenance in accordance with the maintenance plan and seek opportunities to improve the plan and planning process.
  • Undertake a duty of care for yourself and others at all times, always focusing on safety.

What does success look like in this role?

  • Signalling issues are resolved quickly and effectively.
  • Site teams are confident in the communications support available to them.
  • Roy Hill Work Management Process is followed.
  • Maintenance standards are met.


As the ideal candidate, you must have extensive experience working in a large operating mining environment. It is essential that you have previous working experience as a Signals Maintainer in the Rail industry with an Australian Recognised Signalling certificate (NVQ4) as a minimum and an Electrical Trade certificate.  The applicant must have a WA, A Grade Electrical Licence as well as hold a current WA Class Driver’s Licence along with an unwavering commitment to workplace safety will be critical to your success.


We are looking for people who appreciate and align with our culture, demonstrate our values of lead, care, think, perform and that are looking to work for an innovative, world-class operation.  If you meet the above key requirements, have a positive mindset, are willing to work hard and perform as part of a committed and supportive team - apply now.


‘The Real Offer’


Our people are the driving force behind 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.  We reward performance and loyalty and offer a range of generous benefits.


We understand that there are many important areas in your life, and work is only one of these.  We are committed to supporting you in all aspects, by providing even time site rosters, generous bonus schemes, industry-leading career support, learning and development opportunities, and lifestyle and recreation activities for you and your family to enjoy.


We respect and value the diversity of our people and believe our differences strengthen our business. We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment, where everyone is treated fairly and with respect. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, women and minority groups.


Please note, to be eligible to work at Roy Hill, you must be legally permitted to work permanently in Australia.


Unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.


  • Closed 17 days ago - 31 Oct 2019
  • Published on 11 Oct 2019, 5:53 AM

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