Mechanical Fitter

Papua New Guinea
May 29, 2024
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Ok Tedi Mining Limited operates the longest running, world-class, open-pit, copper, gold and silver mine in Papua New Guinea. As a 100% owned PNG company, we focus on responsibly generating profits to provide continuing benefits to the people of Papua New Guinea. We acknowledge that our talented and motivated people are key to safe and profitable operations and we have a proud record of developing and providing excellent career opportunities for Papua New Guineans.


Reference: 20006180

Based in Tabubil and reporting to the Supervisor PCR Rebuild, you will be responsible for performing safe mechanical maintenance for the mobile fleet to ensure equipment availability.

Your role will involve:

  • Executing effective short and long-term preventive maintenance plans, emphasizing achieving milestones and dedicated timeframes while prioritizing safety, cost, and productivity efficiencies;
  • Troubleshooting and diagnosing machine failures and faults through a logical process;
  • Providing mobile equipment availability through reliable and effective maintenance, servicing, and repair tasks;
  • Identifying defects, communicating with the Scoper, and submitting notifications for required components to ensure timely maintenance repairs;
  • Proactively recommending and participating in activities to minimize risks and optimize opportunities; and
  • Focusing on enhancing maintenance efficiencies for mobile equipment.

To be considered, you must possess the following: 

  • A Mechanical trade certificate;
  • At least 5 years of experience in mechanical maintenance in the mining, construction, or resource industry;
  • Well-versed with Atlas Copco blast hole drills – surface;
  • Strong experience with CAT 789 and CAT 793 equipment, including the ability to perform repairs to OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) standards;
  • Highly skilled and knowledgeable in reading and interpreting hydraulic, schematics, and mechanical drawings;
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge and understanding on the application of testing tools such as pressure gauge, micrometres, and, verniers;
  • Proficient in using Microsoft suit applications such as MS Word, MS Excel, or similar computer-based maintenance systems such as SAP; and
  • An excellent team player with strong attention to detail coupled with high level of communication and a sense of urgency.

This is a FIFO role and requires commitment to our values of Safety, Environment, Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Performance and Sustainability. If this role appeals to you, please apply by Tuesday, 04th June 2024.

OTML is committed to increasing the representation of women with our organisation.

Females are strongly encouraged to apply.