Underground Maint Equipment Optimisation Technician - WA DBS...

Job ID: 572009

Job type: Full Time - Permanent

Categories: Trades, Maintenance

Who we are

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Our Mining, Energy and Industrial division provides engineering and construction, contract mining and asset services to customers in the resources, energy, power generation and industrial sectors. As part of this team, you’ll join a group of innovative thinkers who work together to deliver market-leading, safe, cost effective and environmentally friendly outcomes that exceed customer expectations.

Position summary


Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. With established relationships and world leading insight, we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain Assets, Infrastructure and Facilities.

Downer Blasting Services ( DBS ), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Downer, provides a full range of explosives products and services to the Australian open-cut and underground mining industry. As a significant supplier, DBS offers Total Blasting Solutions to customers and our five manufacturing plants supply customers across multiple commodities throughout the Australian mining sector.


We are currently searching for an Underground Maintenance and Equipment Optimisation Technician to join the DBS team in a newly created position. The role will be responsible for providing scheduling and forecasted maintenance support, utilising DBS’ contracted maintenance providers. You will oversee component rebuilds and servicing of mobile and fixed plant across DBS’ underground operations in addition to managing the critical spares inventory on sites and liaising with parts supplier to ensure that parts are available as required.


The successful candidate will possess:
Tertiary/Trade Certificate relevant to the mining sector;

Previous experience in mobile equipment maintenance;

Extensive experience in the maintenance and operation explosives delivery equipment;

Strong of computer literacy; and

Effective written and verbal communication.


A commitment to ZERO HARM to our people and the environment;

A competitive remuneration package;

A supportive and dynamic team environment;

A range of career development and advancement opportunities; and

A chance to join a dynamic and successful business group within Downer Mining.

The successful applicant will be primarily based in Perth with flexibility to travel to sites as required.

To apply, please submit your updated resume through our Careers portal. For further information, contact Ben on ben.howkimkam@downergroup.com .
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Closing Date: 21 Aug 2020 W. Australia Standard Time