Mining Systems OT Reliability Specialist

Location: Perth
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 2 months ago
Contact: Irene Yam
Reference: 259615

Mining Systems OT Reliability Specialist

  • An initial 3-6 month term with the potential for permanent placement
  • FIFO 8:6
  • Proficiency in maintaining and supporting IT/OT technology

About the company:

Our client is a global natural resources and mining leader, renowned for its commitment to operational excellence, safety, and sustainable practices. They play a pivotal role in shaping the future of the industry.

The role:

As an Operational Technologist in Mining Systems, you will drive the reliability of critical OT systems, optimize safety measures, and contribute to achieving production targets for a global mining leader.


As a key member of the team, reporting to the Site Supervisor Mining Systems, your responsibilities will include:

  • Safety Leadership: Demonstrate visible leadership in maintaining Zero Harm, endorsing quality Risk Assessments, and ensuring Critical Control Verification.
  • Operational Support: Develop and maintain a robust operational network with maintenance and production teams, providing crucial Technology Function support for OT.
  • Maintenance Activities: Execute logical maintenance activities to ensure the reliability of critical OT systems.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with Mobile Equipment and Infrastructure maintenance teams, providing configuration or programming support for technology devices.
  • Change Management: Collaborate with Perth-based Technology teams to assess and implement Technology Changes, offering a site perspective and understanding.
  • Problem Solving: Participate in problem and Root Cause Analysis investigations for technology incidents.
  • Technical Input: Provide technical input into the creation of maintenance strategies and support the delivery of new equipment through configuration assistance.

Key experience:

  • A Trade/Tertiary qualification in Information Technology or Communications/Electronics/Industrial Electrical.
  • Licenses or certificates, such as ACMA Open Cabling Licence with F, O, C Endorsements or Certificate III in Telecommunications, Cisco CCNA, would be favorable.
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining and supporting IT/OT technology, with expertise in systems like Fleet Management Systems (MineStar & Modular), WIFI, LTE & WTS Networks, Digital Radio Systems, and Onboard Safety Systems (CAS & DSS).
  • Familiarity with ServiceNow and SAP tools.

How to apply:

If you are interested and possess the right experience, please apply now via the link to be considered.

Contact: Irene Yam - (08) 9423 1416 - (Job reference: 259615)

Diversity and inclusion are strongly supported at Peoplebank. People of all nationalities, gender identities, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, are encouraged to apply.