Technician Pit (Multiple roles)

Date: 13 May 2024

Location: Sanjiv Ridge, AU

Company: atlasironp

About Us


Atlas Iron is an Australian owned Iron Ore company, mining and exporting direct shipping ore from its operations in WA’s Pilbara Region. We have 3 operating mines at the moment, Mt Webber, Sanjiv Ridge and Miralga Creek Operations, we are also expanding into exciting new areas for the future. To support our expanding Operations, we are seeking applications for an outstanding individuals to make a difference in our growing team.


About the role


Reporting into the Senior Mine Geologist, the primary purpose of the Pit Technician role is to undertake hands on field work and technical outputs in support of the Atlas Mine Geology team on site. There will also be requirement to assist other technical services and operation teams, including Environmental, Hydrogeology, Engineering, Surveying and Operations, making for a diverse role with plenty of upskilling potential. 8/6 FIFO role in the Pilbara.


Main responsibilities of the role include:


Assisting site Geology team with:

  • Assist the technical services and mine operations teams to deliver organisational objectives
  • Undertake a series of sampling including, but not limited to site blast-hole sampling, plant sampling, stockyard or ROM sampling, density and moisture sampling
  • Organise and track safe transportation of sample from sites to the Laboratory
  • Daily Short Interval Control including, but not limited to Daily pit face checks, ROM inspections, Waste dump inspections, Stockyard inspections and drone photos to assist
  • Mining and Crushing data entry, data validation and processing into Mine Market
  • Stockyard Management – Produce Crushing instructions as to execute Integrated Weekly Plans
  • Regular stocktakes and ordering of stock replenishment
  • Respectable vehicle upkeep and maintenance
  • Perform other reasonable tasks assigned to you by line leader or other site leaders.

Assisting site Environmental and Hydrogeology teams with:

  • Water monitoring and sampling
  • Vegetation and fauna monitoring
  • Bore monitoring

Assisting site Engineering and Survey teams with:

  • Blast monitor management and data tracking
  • Basic survey set out and pick-ups
  • Perform manned UAV survey’s


About you


You will be a dynamic, self-starter with plenty of enthusiasm and align with our Values of Excellence, Resilience, Agility, Integrity and Win-Win. You will be an individual who can think outside the box, can work autonomously and with limited supervision, have an eye for detail with excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.


To be successful in this role, you will have:


  • Experience working in a mine production/fieldwork environment, including knowledge and skills of Microsoft office
  • WA C class manual driver’s license or national equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to build sustainable relationships across all levels of the organisation with a consultative approach
  • Excellent people and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to problem solve and show initiative
  • Flexible in approach with an adaptive style to suit changing workplace requirements
  • Ability to work a flexible roster to provide coverage across the 3 operations
  • Take part in, and prompt a positive safety culture, completing Take 5’s, Hazard reporting and Safety conversations
  • Ability to work autonomously and with limited supervision


About Joining


Atlas Iron provides a competitive remuneration package including attractive incentive programs, flexible work arrangements, genuine fun friendly team culture, and career development opportunities. The average tenure of its staff pays testament to the excellent team culture. Join a growing company, where you can make a difference!

Atlas Iron offers an array of opportunities to great employees – there has never been a better time to join.

Atlas is an equal opportunity employer and we endeavour to attract and retain a diverse workforce.

We thus encourage females, Aboriginal Australians, those identifying as LGBTIQ+, people of all ages and culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this role

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