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Service Technician - Mechanical Cutting

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions

Service Technician – Mechanical Cutting | Heatherbrae NSW

Our Company and Culture

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is a globally recognized leader in supplying equipment, tools, parts, service, and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries. As a business area within the Sandvik Group, we are proud to employ approximately 44,000 people across more than 150 countries.

Our commitment to sustainability is unwavering, and we conduct business in a responsible and ethical manner. Our core values prioritize safety above all else, and we always operate with consideration for the environment and the communities in which we work. Our commitment to integrity and building relationships based on honesty, respect, and trust is paramount.

We recognize that our strength lies in diversity, and we are committed to fostering a workplace that values inclusion, fairness, and respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, including women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Join us at Sandvik, where we are dedicated to delivering excellence and innovation in the mining and construction industries.

The role

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Fitter/Plant Mechanic to join our Aftermarket Mechanical Cutting team at our Heatherbrae facility. The role will required you to perform high quality assessments and repairs of various Sandvik components. Strip, assess and overhaul Underground Mining equipment, and complete general workshop duties as required. Working within our Aftermarket Section, previous experience of Miner/ Roadheader, Overhaul/ Rebuild/ Maintenance and Breakdown Fault Finding is desirable.

To be successful you will be able to demonstrate technical understanding of Sandvik equipment. As well as having an applied proactive approach to your work to ensure job timelines are met with safety and quality of work as key, will assist our customers to meet desired scheduling and deadlines.

As a technician in the Mechanical Cutting section, you will be performing strip and assessment, inspections, overhaul and rebuild of Sandvik Bolter Miners, commissioning of underground machinery and repairs on a range of specialist mining equipment. Including but not limited to:

  • MB650/670 Sandvik Miners
  • MT720 Sandvik Roadheaders
  • Strip and Overhaul of Mechanical Cutting equipment
  • Hydraulics – strip, assess, rebuild and commission of Hydraulic systems

To support you and further knowledge within the role, we will supply product training and the support of our dedicated products support personnel.

The role will work on a 4 day roster from Heatherbrae Site.

Potential of a rotating Day and Afternoon Shift for the right candidate.

Areas of responsibility

  • To perform work in a safe manner in a team environment.
  • Adhere to all Sandvik EHS and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Maintenance and Servicing Equipment.
  • Plan for correct tools and parts required to perform tasks, according to work procedures.
  • Commissioning of products that includes incoming inspections, quality inspections and commissioning of Underground Cutting Machinery.
  • Conduct root cause analysis (RCA) to identify and solve common problems, as a first line support.
  • Understands system functionality and interactions of hydraulics /mechanics/ electrics/ automation/ pneumatics/materials.
  • Complete maintenance reports for internal and external stakeholders e.g., report and document on maintenance and/or repairs completed.
  • Assigns simple tasks to junior staff and guides them in completing them.
  • Ensures that routine work procedures (using the tools provided), are carried out according to safety standards.
  • Adhere to all policies & procedures especially the EHS policies.
  • Work effectively either in a team environment or autonomously.

Your profile

  • Relevant Trade Qualification is desirable or relevant work experience.
  • Valid Driver’s License (compulsory).
  • Forklift license.
  • Dogmen / Rigger Ticket – desirable.
  • Strong customer service and communication skills.
  • Flexible to work with customer requirements, procedures, and safety policies.
  • Positive attitude and a high level of determination to achieve targets set for customer satisfaction.
  • Attention to detail and good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • You are proactive self-motivated and demonstrate initiative.
  • Ability to learn and use digital mobile tools and applications.

Agencies need not apply.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

What we offer

  • Competitive wages, additional allowances, and annual bonus
  • Favourable Superannuation contribution above statutory requirement.
  • Employee Benefits Program including salary sacrifice options, a company-wide bonus scheme, and Length of Service Recognition program
  • Employee Referral Program that pays up to $5,000 per successful referral
  • Company funded paid parental leave which includes superannuation contributions during the leave period
  • Training opportunities for employees – from internal programs to contributions towards external studies
  • A Sandvik Wellness Program for employees’ who want to improve their health and wellbeing.
  • Potential to work on Rotation Roster, consisting of Day Shift and Afternoon Shift for the correct candidate.

We understand the importance of work-life balance and provide paid parental leave to support our employees and their families. Our company also offers training and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and reach your career goals.

Sandvik is proud to be a Work180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and benefits on the Work180 website.

Talent Acquisition Specialist
Annaliese Fisher

For further information - annaliese.fisher_c@sandvik.com

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