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Mechanical Maintainer

Job Posting Date:  26 Feb 2024
Function:  Maintenance and Engineeri

Hobart, AU

Mechanical Maintainer (Fitter and Turner)

  • Monthly RDO – 7AM to 3:30PM work day
  • Extensive suite of employee benefits
  • Work with a supportive team committed to your professional development
  • The perfect opportunity to enter the mining & metals industry


About The Role

We are looking for motivated team players with great technical skills and a flexible, can do attitude. 


If you've been looking for a career change and would like to work for a forward-looking global company where your contributions are valued, we need you!


Reporting to the Maintenance Team Leader you will be responsible for:

  • Routine and breakdown maintenance as well as inspection and monitoring of assets
  • Maintain close liaison and co-operation with operations teams.
  • Manages the day-to-day performance and work activities of the team.
  • Building strong customer focus between maintenance and operating departments.


About You

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:

  • Relevant trade qualification (i.e. Fitter and Turner)
  • Must be able to work within a team environment.
  • A desire to work flexibly to ensure safety, environment and production targets are met.
  • High-level communication skills, with a proven ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Sound knowledge in the metal processing industry (or similar).
  • SAP experience is desirable, but not essential.
  • Knowledge or understanding of continuous improvement is desirable, but not essential.


What We Offer

A career of challenge, reward and growth in a company that is focussed on being a leader in our field. Safety, Health, Hygiene & Environment are the foundation of all our values – we live safety by living our values: Respect, Ownership, Excellence, Teamwork and Integrity.

  • Monthly RDO - 7:00am - 3:30pm work day
  • Competitive salary package
  • Career development pathways – our diverse and challenging work environment will present you with many opportunities to grow, develop and advance your skills
  • Salary sacrifice for superannuation
  • Discounted health insurance and gym membership
  • Employee assistance program – that’s free for the family
  • PPE and tools provided
  • Shower facilities
  • Clothing laundered onsite
  • Diverse range of industrial work


Who We Are

Nyrstar is a global multi-metals business, with a market leading position in zinc and lead and growing positions in other base and precious metals. Nyrstar has mining, smelting and other operations located in Europe, the Americas and Australia and employs over 4,000 people. The company's global operations are located close to key customers and major transport hubs to facilitate delivery of raw materials and distribution of finished products. Nyrstar’s operating business is wholly owned by Trafigura, a market leader in the global commodities industry, providing a stable long-term platform for its market leading operations worldwide. Visit


Nyrstar Hobart is a large scale zinc smelter located on Hobart's River Derwent, only a few kilometres from the Tasmanian capital's charming and cosmopolitan city centre. The facility uses the RLE process for zinc production. Hobart's key products are SHG zinc, die cast alloys and continuous galvanising grad (CGG) alloys. In addition, the site produces by-products of cadmium, copper sulphate, paragoethite, lead sulphate, leach concentrate and sulphuric acid.

This is a rare opportunity to work on site in the resources industry, in a capital city location.



Our Application Process

Nyrstar is an equal opportunity employer. Equality and diversity are central to who we are and how we operate. We value employees from all backgrounds, and we rely upon diversity in order to inspire a culture of integrity, respect and innovation to drive our business, enhance our competitiveness and serve our customers across the world.


Nyrstar Hobart has a strict RPE ‘Clean Shave' Policy. Most facial hair is not permitted on site. As a Major Hazard Facility that is subject to WorkSafe Tasmania regulations, you may be asked questions regarding your physical attributes to ensure regulatory compliance. Regular health screening, including blood tests, is part of our commitment to keeping our workforce safe and a condition of employment. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants' suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks.


Nyrstar is committed to creating a healthy and safe work environment and building a culture that inspires their employees to work respectfully together as a team. When you join Nyrstar you can expect to find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none! from technical training to leadership programs, we work with employee to develop their skills and reach their full potential.


Please note only applicants who progress to the next stage will be contacted.

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