Permit Officer - Processing

  • Full Time

WA’s a state (and an economy) built on mining and at Mineral Resources (MinRes), we’re focused on growing that position.

With this growth comes new roles and those rare opportunities to get noticed and achieve meaningful results.

About the role

The Permit Officer is responsible for the development, implementation and upkeep of the Wodgina Processing Facilities isolation and tagging system. This includes the daily planning, implementation and monitoring of permits and isolations, as well as preparing permits for upcoming work and shutdowns.  Timely response to breakdown tasks to ensure equipment is back online as soon as possible is also essential.  

In this position you’ll:

  • Permit preparation and scoping of isolation requirements
  • Maintenance and upkeep of the Isolation and Tagging systems and procedures.
  • Perform level master and group isolations and de-isolation
  • Management of isolation requirements for:
    • Weekly planned preventative maintenance schedule; Weekly Modular shutdowns; Weekly Primary Crusher Shutdowns; 12 weekly major plant outages; Daily breakdown maintenance
  • Maintain operational discipline and consistency across shifts and teams by adhering to operating procedures, strategies/philosophies, troubleshooting guides and escalation protocols at all times.
  • Ensuring that the Isolation and Tagging procedure is adhered to by the end user
  • Conduct training of other personnel in the Isolation and Tagging process
  • Regular scheduled auditing of the systems and processes

As a key member of our team, you want to look back in a few years and be proud of what you’ve achieved.

Not just as one replaceable cog in a mining machine, but as a change maker.

Tracking these achievements gives you runs on the board and a clear path towards your next challenge or project. At MinRes, we want you to celebrate your wins and see the next step clearly.

Giving you the freedom to reimagine how things work? MinRes would.

Necessary skills and qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role developing and/or implementing Permit to Work and Isolation/Tagging systems
  • Experience in performing isolations and permit issuing within a process operating environment
  • Sound understanding and previous experience in mineral processing operations including crushing, grinding, magnetic separation, flotation (conventional and reverse), thickening, and filtration, tailings disposal and management (wet and dry).
  • Readily understand/ able to read P&ID's
  • Proven experience performing isolations and issuing permits in the Mining industry, Strong attention to detail, Previous experience within a Fixed Plant environment.

Finding value where others can’t

Our success relies on the ability of our people to think differently, work smarter, and find hidden efficiencies. It’s how we define innovation and what gives our people the power to grow and scale a project.

Then there’s how we do it. We know how our people get the best out of themselves and checking off a to-do list designed under heavy layers of bureaucracy just isn’t it.

Here you get noticed when you maximise opportunities and build a better project, a better team, or a better workday.

And then there’s the extra benefits

We look after our people because they look after our business.

That means a range of additional benefits for choosing MinRes, including:

  • Competitive salary & Employee Share scheme
  • Quarterly cash bonuses
  • Employee discounts and offers
  • Physical and mental health programs
  • Salary packaging

Ready for your next challenge? Make a fresh start with MinRes.

Mineral Resources Limited is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply


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