Condition Monitoring Technician - FIFO / Perth

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Department / Discipline
Asset Operations & Consultancy
Position Type
Staff / Permanent
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Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has two immediate vacancies within our Rotating Equipment and Reliability team.  We are seeking Condition Monitoring Technicians for roles based in Perth and with fly in / fly out (FIFO) opportunities. 


These key positions support activities across a range of clients within the Mining and Oil & Gas sectors across Western Australia and offers a mix of site based work and Perth based consultancy activities.  The site based rotations will vary depending on assignment and roster rotations may include

  • 8 days on / 6 days off
  • 2 weeks on / 2 weeks off
  • 3 weeks on / 3 weeks off

VCAT2 Certification is essential and TCAT / LCAT certification is highly regarded.


At this time, we will only consider applications from Australian citizens or those holding a Permanent Residency (PR) visa.


Responsibilities include:

  • Manage, implement and improve vibration, lubrication and thermography based predictive maintenance programs - including on-site data collection, analysis, and determination of recommendations for rotating equipment
  • Assist with RCM (Reliability Centred Maintenance) and FMECA (Failure Mode, Effects, and Criticality Analysis)
  • Identify opportunities to improve client plant reliability, availability and/or performance, collaborating with clients to turn to their advantage
  • Provide support, mentoring and technical reviews for colleagues in the group in predictive and preventive maintenance practices
  • Execute maintenance strategies and programs for clients whilst seeking opportunities to improve them utilising the latest in data analytics techniques
  • Assist with investigations, providing technical input for equipment failures and troubleshooting projects: alignments, balancing, ODS and RCA

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Work with world-class industry experts who are pushing the edge of the technological envelope
  • Focus on our clients needs and work to develop strong effective relationships
  • Be a highly motivated and self-sufficient individual who thrives working autonomously and as a part of a supportive technical team
  • Demonstrate agility, resilience and flexibility while dealing with a dynamically changing environment adapting to our clients needs and internal priorities
  • Embrace and demonstrate a commitment to Wood's values, vision and behaviours


Skills / Qualifications

  • 2+ years hands-on experience of managing and implementing predictive maintenance strategies, including vibration analysis, lubrication, thermography, alignment and balancing
  • A high regard for, and practice of, safety and health at all times
  • Fully certified ISO VCAT2
  • TCAT / LCAT certification highly regarded
  • Recent experience in the Mining, Utilities or Oil & Gas sectors are highly desirable
  • Proficiency in the latest data analytics tools and techniques and a good working knowledge of a wide range of rotating / reciprocating equipment
  • Experienced user of CMMS systems (e.g. SAP, Maximo, JDE)

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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