NORRiC Construction Resources have arrived in Newcastle! Having built a solid reputation in The Northern Territory and Queensland as a supplier of choice for highly skilled personnel, we are now launching our Newcastle Office to extend our quality services to the greater Hunter Valley Region.
Mechanical Masters of Monster Mining Machines
We have an immediate need for highly skilled and experienced Heavy Vehicle / Plant Mechanics with a minimum qualification of Cert III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade.
About the role:
This is an ongoing casual mine site based role and as such applicants must have demonstrated experience working on a mine site in the field of Mechanical Maintenance and Repairs. Duties will range from general ongoing servicing and upkeep to fault finding, repair and overhaul.
Shifts are Monday to Saturday and will be approximately 12.5 hour shifts. Persons who have limited availability on weekends are recommended to review their availability prior to applying. Work will be on a Hunter Valley Mine Site, however for those who like to get away, there may be opportunities further west of a similar nature.
Initially shifts will be based on daily scheduling to ensure client coverage however candidates who prove to have outstanding levels of reliability, work ethic and diligence in quality work will move to the highly desirable lifestyle roster. This is not a short term project and as such is not suitable for candidates simply looking to “Gap Fill”. We are seeking persons wanting stability and to be part of the ongoing success of a good company where you will be valued for your contribution.
Pay rates are a casual flat rate well above award rates.
Essential Criteria:

  • Cert III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade or higher
  • Minimum of 12 months experience working in a mine site based role
  • Own general toolkit i.e. trades specific hand tools, filter straps etc
  • Experience on Caterpillar, Komatsu, Hitachi, Liebherr machines
  • Able to pass drug and alcohol testing at any time
  • Fit and healthy and able to pass a Coal Board Medical
  • Sound understanding of mine site safety standards and procedures
  • Flexible availability and willingness to earn!
  • 2 contactable work references relating to skill sets and experience required
  • People Skills! We want those who can work well in a team and enjoy working with great people!
  • Current Drivers licence and reliable vehicle

Desirable Criteria:

  • Working at Heights ticket (less than 2 years old)
  • MDG25 ticket (Less than 2 years old)
  • Current Glencore Xstrata Generic Induction
  • Current Hunter Valley Site Specific Inductions

Job Type: Casual

Required education:

  • Diploma/Certificate

Required experience:

  • Mine Site Mechanical: 1 year

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