Lynas is building a Rare Earths Processing Facility only 5 minutes from Kalgoorlie. Lynas Rare Earths is an established ethical and environmentally responsible producer of rare earth materials and is the world’s only significant producer of separated rare earth materials in the world. Our Western Australian rare earths mine at Mt Weld, which will supply concentrate to the Kalgoorlie plant, boasts a life of mine of more than 25 years.Our people work in an environment where safety is always the first priority. You will work as part of a smaller team so you can expect to build strong relationships with your colleagues.The Opportunity:We’re looking for safety focused and target driven Maintenance Technicians (fitters) wanting to join us on our journey. Construction of our new plant is well under way, and you will have the opportunity to be directly involved in plant commissioning and supporting operational readiness as the plant takes shape.After commissioning, these roles will then work on maintaining and optimizing the plant to improve its performance. These roles are being offered initially on a Monday – Friday 5/2 roster Kalgoorlie residential, and will transition to an even time shift roster once commissioning is completed.You will be responsible for:Assisting in plant commissioningParticipating in developing maintenance strategies for new plant and equipmentEnsuring risks are identified and managed and a safe working environment is maintainedProviding maintenance support to the operationUndertaking projects to optimise plant performance.To be successful you will have the following:Prior experience in mining or heavy industrial environmentRelevant Australian recognised mechanical fitting Trade certificationWest Australian C Class Manual Drivers Licence (minimum)High Risk Forklift, EWP, CN tickets desirableUnwavering approach to safetyExperience on various types of pumps, valves, pneumatics and hydraulicsPrior experience in operational readiness and/or commissioning viewed favourablyMust reside locally within the Goldfields region, or be willing to relocate.Benefits include:Stability - Mt Weld Mine feeding the plant has a 20+ year mine lifeAnnual Bonus SchemeRemote Housing AllowanceSalary continuance scheme and life insurance (through Superannuation)Continual development and ability to expand your careerSalary Sacrifice optionsWe welcome and encourage applications from women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the LGBTIQA+ community, mature workers, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds. Lynas acknowledges First Nations people as and respects their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories. AUD Kalgoorlie 6430