Tradesperson - Fixed Plant Mechanical (KCGM)

Date: 7 Jul 2024

Location: Kalgoorlie-Boulder, WA, AU

Company: northernst

Tradesperson – Fixed Plant Mechanical


Ready to pursue your professional journey with Northern Star? As an ASX 50 global-scale gold miner, we have sizeable operations in Western Australia and Alaska. With unparalleled pathways for advancement and avenues for personal growth, we stand as Australia’s premier gold employer. Your journey starts here.  At Northern Star, we live by our STARR Core Values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Results. These Values are not just words on paper; they are the cornerstone of our Company culture and guide everything we do. You will play a pivotal role in upholding these Values and contributing to our collective success.


We have a rewarding Tradesperson – Fixed Plant Mechanical position awaiting you at our world class KCGM Operation that boasts a 10+year mine life. Promising a long term and fulfilling future, join our esteemed team on the convenience of a 7/7 (12 hour day/night shifts) residential roster.


Here’s what awaits you:

  • Work with the maintenance team to ensure all mechanical maintenance activities (break in’s, follow-up work, PM’s, planned work etc.) are performed in a safe, timely, professional, and effective manner
  • Provide technical advice, support and mentoring as required
  • Participate and provide feedback in the continual improvement of systems and procedures employed by the Department
  • Work a family friendly residential roster ensuring you are home after every shift


To thrive in this role, you’ll need:

Experience: Experience in a mechanical maintenance environment in mill processing facilities (2 years minimum) with a sound understanding of mechanical process, strong communication skills, and a demonstrated commitment to safety and teamwork.

Qualifications: Relevant Trade Qualification and a current “C” Class Western Australian Driver’s License.

Passion for Growth: A strong desire to be part of a team providing technical advice and support while contributing to Northern Star's dynamic work environment


Discover the perks of working at Northern Star…

  • Company subsidised GU Health Insurance.
  • Gold Price Variable bonus incentive.
  • Short-term incentive bonus program.
  • Employee Share Plan programs.
  • Gold standard parental leave policy.
  • GoldSTARR rewards program - cash savings for everyday expenses.
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) that includes free, confidential counselling and wellbeing services.
  • Salary continuance (income protection) insurance from commencement.
  • Salary sacrificing benefits, including novated leasing and remote area living benefit options.


Candidates must meet our pre-employment criteria which includes a medical, drug and alcohol screening, relevant right to work and valid Australian national police clearance.    
Northern Star is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce.  We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Apply now to join the Northern Star team!