wash plant operator in Southern Suburbs Adelaide

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southern suburbs adelaide, south australia
mining, resources & energy
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jesse bakirtzakis, randstad
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job description

Randstad are inviting applications from experienced Wash Plant Operators.

The Opportunity

Our client is looking for an operator for a sand wash plant at their quarry site based in the southern suburbs.

The Role

  • Monitor and control wash plant operations to reach production targets and quality.
  • Use of control room computers to monitor processing plant.
  • Maintain shift records using production record sheets.
  • Perform maintenance duties on equipment as required- i.e. greasing, tank inspections, minor pump repairs.
  • Conduct routine sampling of material for quality control.
  • Clean up of spillages and general housekeeping of plant to prevent incidents.
  • Clear plant blockages i.e. pipe work, sumps and tanks.
  • Operation of light vehicles and mobile plant- Front End Loader experience an advantage.
  • Perform regular plant inspections to assess condition of plant and equipment.
  • Good knowledge of pumps, hinder tanks (water separation) or wet screening a strong advantage.
  • Operation on flocculent dosing equipment.
  • Take part in Daily Operation Review Meetings and be able to track and meet Key Performance Indicators.
  • Opportunity to become shift leading hand- experience in a supervisory role an advantage.

You Will Need

  • Proven history and experience operating processing/fixed plants
  • (wash plant or similar) in the mining industry.
  • Be able to follow instruction and comply with site safety standards.
  • Loader experience desirable but not essential
  • Ability to perform rotating 8-10 hour shifts- Day, Afternoon & Night.
  • Own reliable transport

The roles are based south of Adelaide and you'll need to be able to work 10hr shifts days, arvos and nights. The roles are all long term and potential full time for the right candidate Demonstrated experience and a willingness to do labouring as & when required is essential.

Candidates will be subject to the following procedures prior to confirmation of their employment:

  • Randstad induction
  • Online safety quiz
  • Medical (including functional and drug screen)

Candidates with relevant tickets and experience are encouraged to apply in strict confidence to Jesse Bakirtzakis at Randstad via the apply now button. Thank you.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


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Randstad are inviting applications from experienced Wash Plant Operators

educational requirements

Secondary School/High School