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Process Technician

Apply now Job no: 492259
Work type: Full Time - NOVA
Location: All, Perth, Norseman, Esperance, Kalgoorlie
Categories: Processing

IGO is a fast growing, mid-tier Australian mining company with big aspirations to produce and explore. Our 100% owned Nova Operation in the Fraser Range is a world class underground mine and processing plant producing nickel, copper and cobalt –commodities that are significant in the world’s drive for clean energy.  Exploration is core to IGO's DNA and we are actively pursuing brownfield and large greenfield exploration programs run by one of the best in-house geological technical teams in the country.


At IGO, our people are important to us. We are investing in training and development to create empowered employees. Together with a working environment where people are bold, passionate, fearless and fun we are building a smarter, kinder, more innovative company. We believe in a world where people power makes amazing things happen and we are here to make a difference! IGO are working towards a culture that enjoys their work life balance and therefore very interested to hear from people interested in a job share / part time job opportunity. If this is you please include in your cover letter or CV what ‘flexible work option’ you are seeking.


We are currently searching for experienced Process Operators to join our Nova Operation. Reporting to the Processing Plant Shift Supervisor, this is a permanent shift (day and night) position on a 8:6, 7:7 FIFO roster from Perth. The primary responsibilities of this role will be to achieve and maintain steady state operations of the processing plant and to identify opportunities for improvement of the entire processing plant.

Key accountabilities for this role include:

  • Monitoring and reporting on the process plant performance;
  • Documenting all relevant data on the shift reports and maintain shift diaries with up to date information;
  • Ensure that reagent stock tank levels and other consumables are maintained where required at all times;
  • Work to develop a culture of continuous business improvements;
  • Undertake daily checks and cleaning of equipment and advise if abnormalities in equipment;
  • Communicate directly with the Shift Supervisor to ensure that they are fully versed with problems or critical issues that may impact on the operation of the plant;
  • Report all electrical and mechanical faults and breakdowns to the immediate supervisor; and
  • Perform other tasks as directed by your Supervisor. 

To be successful in this role, you will require:

  • Substantial experience in a similar role essential;
  • Experience in base metal flotation desirable;
  • High level of understanding of process control systems;
  • Confined Space ticket;
  • Working at Heights ticket;
  • A current and valid Driver’s Licence and Senior First Aid Certificate;
  • EWP ticket (desirable);
  • Telehandler (desirable);
  • Forklift ticket (desirable);
  • Front End Loader/ Skidsteer (desirable);
  • Excavator (desirable); and
  • A strong commitment to workplace safety and a culture of continuous improvement. 

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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