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Mechanical Engineer - Fixed Plant - 8/6 FIFO

Apply now Job no: 492292
Work type: Full Time - NOVA
Location: All, Perth, Norseman, Esperance, Kalgoorlie
Categories: Engineering - Mechanical

Are you ready to #makeadifference through your career?

Have you been looking for a company that values family and the work / life balance?

Are you driven by the opportunity to work and learn alongside some of the best talent in the industry?

Are you looking to ignite the spark within and really shine in your position?



IGO invites applications for the role of Mechanical Engineer – Fixed Plant.  This diverse engineering role offers a family friendly 8 days on, 6 days off roster.  In this role, you will be involved in managing continuous improvement projects, reliability improvements, and support to the maintenance and operating teams. 

This is an opportunity for a bright, capable, team focused professional to make a significant impact at our world class Nova Operation.

Reporting to the Engineering Superintendent, the successful candidate will have the opportunity of taking ownership of all Mechanical Fixed assets under the management of IGO with an asset manager mentality.



Being site based, you will have the opportunity to get a deep understanding of the operation by identifying, implementing and prioritising risk mitigation activities whilst working alongside a strong group of likeminded professionals.

You will have the ability to ensure statutory compliance, asset integrity & reliability, continuous improvement and operational excellence across disciplines, alongside driving key initiative outcomes and providing guidance to mechanical resources within the IGO team to achieve a high level of success consistently.

From driving cultural awareness to managing loss / defect elimination initiatives in accordance with a continuous improvement mindset, this opportunity will see you take accountability and ownership for the Classified Plant across the NOVA site regardless of department or discipline.



With solid experience as a site based Mechanical Engineer within mineral processing plant operations, you will have strong communication and interpersonal skills, with a tertiary qualification in Mechanical Engineering and at least five years of practical, hands-on experience in a like for like role.

Your view on workplace safety will be of a high priority and you will have a solid commitment to continuous improvement.

You will hold a current C class manual drivers’ licence.



To attract the right talent, IGO have implemented a range of benefits on top of a competitive salary. This includes but not limited to –

  • Flexible work options
  • Paid parental leave
  • The opportunity to participate in paid leave to support community service
  • Attractive length of service awards
  • Short and long term incentive programs
  • Mentoring programs
  • Mental health and general wellbeing programs
  • Fun social club activities



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 technical and management teams in the country.

APPLY today to avoid missing out on this opportunity! We thank you for your interest in IGO and advise that we will only contact applications who make the shortlist. Please note, the Talent Team will commence shortlisting before the advert closes.

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

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