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Automation Specialist


We are searching for experienced Automation candidates for this FIFO role for our flagship site in Syama.

Reporting to the Syama Mining Technical Services & Automation Manager the Automation Specialist is responsible for design, implementation and maintaining of a fit for purpose automation system and capability at Syama Underground Mine to ensure cost effective automation solutions are deployed to maximise production efficiencies and benefits whilst minimising disruption to mine development.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Planning of infrastructure and network requirements for automation
  • Oversight and acceptance testing of automation infrastructure and networks
  • Commissioning of automated drill, load and haul fleets
  • Electrical & Instrumentation in support of the automation network
  • Data presentation and analysis for short interval control
  • System trouble shooting and continuous improvement

The role also provides leadership in meeting health, safety, regulatory and environmental commitments.

To be considered you will need to demonstrate a minimum of five years experience in mine automation planning and execution and hold a degree in mine engineering or related subject.

For more details please contact our Senior Recruitment Advisor at our Perth Corporate office on To be considered please apply to our career portal and lodge your resume and details.