Scraper Technician

Premier People
    August 21, 2019
    FIFO from Perth
    Job Type
    Western Australia


    Premier People are currently supporting our clients, who specialise in fixed plant maintenance across WA mine sites with upcoming shutdown work in September where they will require a number of trade qualified, experienced Scraper Technicians.

    • Replace or refurbish belt scrappers and associated equipment
    • Lock on and off job (isolations)
    • Unbolt scrapers
    • Lifting and changing out cleaners
    • Pull out scraper
    • Refurb or replace/maintenance of cleaner equipment and tips
    • Welding & cutting
    • Adjust scraper and tips
    • Inspect and Adjust Stabilising Rollers
    • Clean and Adjust Water Control Units
    • Service and Maintain Water Control Boards and Spray bars
    • Conform to and promote OHS and Safe Working Practices

    Experience, Skills and Qualifications

    Candidates must be prepared to complete a pre-employment medical check and a drugs and alcohol test. Successful applicants must have rights to work in Australia and hold the following:


    • Valid WA Driver’s License
    • Working at Heights (RIIWHS204D)
    • Working in Confined Spaces (RIIWHS202D)
    • Gas Testing Atmospheres (MSAPHOS217A)
    • Understanding of Belt Cleaners and Industry Terms
    • Ability to Trouble Shoot and carry out inspections on scrappers
    • Ability to Clean and adjust, service and maintain, and install scrappers



    • Willing to work in TA roles if and when required
    • Previous experience working within the mining industry
    • MSIC Card

    Benefits and Perks

    Premier People’s Shutdown division supplies skilled and experienced trades and skilled labour to mine sites across WA. Our core crew of 75+ individuals mobilise to BHPIO, FMG, Roy Hill and Rio Tinto sites to carry out many areas of maintenance.

    • Work for leading contractors in the industry
    • Fly In / Fly Out from Perth, WA
    • Up to 12-hour days
    • Above market pay rates
    • Additional ongoing work available

    Company Profile

    Premier People are a leading recruitment specialist, supplying quality, skilled and experienced blue-collar workers to our clients within various industries in the WA market including mining and shutdowns, warehousing, transport, logistics and construction.

    By establishing solid, trusting relationships, and a reputation amongst our clients for supplying quality, reliable and hardworking individuals, Premier People have built a strong presence and network across WA.