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Mechanical Operations Maintenance Technician

South Hedland

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TransAlta Energy (Australia) Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Canadian based TransAlta Corporation, TransAlta operates and maintains 6 Power Stations in Western Australia. With a 20-year history in the State, we provide safe, clean and reliable power to large mining and industrial customers and have invested significantly in stable, long-term contracts. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Mechanical Technician or Fitter to join our team in South Hedland, working on WA’s newest power station.

This is a residential role in South Hedland (Port Hedland), FIFO will not be offered for this role

You will report to the Plant Manager and your core duties will include:

  • Inspection, service and repair of plant and equipment;
  • Maintain, Test and Commission as required;
  • Overhaul / assemble equipment;
  • Actively participate in safety initiatives and systems to ensure all work is carried out safely;
  • Adhere to site housekeeping standards.

To be considered for this role you will need:

  • A Mechanical Trade Certificate.
  • Power station experience is highly desirable
  • A background in Gas Turbine Engines, Frame, or Large Rotating Machinery.
  • Experience working with Steam and Water Treatment will be considered highly.
  • Experience in Vibration analysis, Alignments, and Oil condition monitoring are desirable.
  • A current WA Driver’s license
  • An outcomes focused attitude and personal accountability
  • Highly developed analytical skills and strong technical skills
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to build excellent internal and external relationships

We offer excellent working conditions and are looking to recruit a motivated team member who is keen to enhance their skills in a specialised field.

Incentives such as relocation assistance, residential site allowance, top private medical cover and a bonus scheme are offered as part of remuneration package.

Shortlisting will commence immediately, and we reserve the right to close applications at our sole discretion. Candidates will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical and supply a current Police clearance.

We are unable to offer visa sponsorship for overseas applicants. No agency referrals please.

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