Plant Mechanical Engineer

  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 outside of China. 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 relations with your colleagues.The Opportunity:  We’re looking for an ambitious plant mechanical engineer wanting to join us on building this new operation. You will have the opportunity to take a defining role by assisting plant construction, operational readiness and commissioning. After commissioning this role will then become a plant mechanical engineer role. This role is being offered on a Monday – Friday Kalgoorlie residential, so you will be home every night and have your weekends off.You will be Responsible for:Ensure risks are managed and a safe place of work is maintained. This includes ensuring compliance to engineering standards and regulationsProviding engineering support to the maintenance teamHelp ensure operational readiness of the plant from a mechanical engineering and maintenance perspective and assist in plant commissioningDevelop fit for purpose procedures and strategiesUndertake analysis and projects to improve plant performance including reliability engineering and asset management About you:Unwavering approach to safety leadershipBachelor’s degree in mechanical engineeringPrevious experience in reliability centred maintenancePrevious experience in online reliability monitoringPrevious experience in an engineering role at a chemical or metallurgical plantPrior experience in operational readiness and/or commissioning viewed favourably We 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. 120000 AUD Kalgoorlie 6430