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Job Title:  Superintendent - Maintenance

Job Location: 

Prominent Hill Mine, SA, AU, 5710

Job Description: 

About Us

As part of OZ Minerals, here at Prominent Hill we like to embrace the new while respecting, recognising and remembering all of the people and hard work in the past that has made our operation one of the best performing copper mines in the world.


With an exciting and clear roadmap for our future, we are all about creating a place which welcomes everyone for who they are, embracing diversity of thought, background and experience, questioning the why and constantly improving how we deliver.  We don’t subscribe to a traditional mindset of how mining sites are supposed to run.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a passionate and innovative Superintendent - Maintenance to join our Plant Operations team. This is a permanent opportunity reporting to the Manager – Plant and is responsible for leading our diverse team to execute the maintenance plan safely and efficiently.

Why we need you:

  • Lead using agile methodologies underpinned by the HWWT principles a diverse team of electrical and mechanical trades to execute maintenance plans during the maintenance Lifecycle, through mentoring of personnel in applying sound, reliable maintenance principles and reliable decision making. 
  • Actively engage with the engineering on planning and scheduling of maintenance work.  In particular,  equipment performance feedback, breakdown work completed, resourcing, parts, and skills
  • Management and coordination of external maintenance service providers or consultants where required.
  • Reviewing budgets for the assets and designing solutions to avoid reoccurring breakdown and corrective works
  • Implementing and reviewing improvement solutions to ensure fit for purpose in an ever-changing environment
  • Working with consultants to provide improvements and upgrades throughout the asset
  • Reviewing and updating maintenance plans and documentation to ensure appropriate maintenance is being conducted

What’s in it for you?

  • Work with a high performing, close knit team - you'll have the flexibility and support to find what works for you. We achieve great results by backing each other and focusing on continuous improvement.
  • The opportunity to take on exciting and challenging problems. You’ll have the chance to explore curious ideas and contribute to projects that you are passionate about. We challenge the status quo and fail fast.
  • A company that sees you for you! Bring your whole self to work and learn from people with different backgrounds and cultures


If the above excites you, and even makes you a little nervous, then we want you to apply! It’s a transformative time for us; and we need creative, collaborative and great people like you.

Applications close: Monday 27 September 2021

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