Commissioning Engineer - PNG Lihir

Job no: 976447
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Lihir Operations - Lihir Island - PNG


We are seeking an experienced PNG citizen to work as key member in a number of design, engineering construction and commissioning teams to provide commissioning and handover input and support.

This is a fixed term position that will work a FIFO (15/13) roster. 


Located on Niolam Island in the New Ireland Province of Papua New Guinea, Lihir offers both residential and fly in fly out opportunities (role dependent). Our site offers a range of facilities including a medical clinic, the international primary school for residential families and the Lihir Sports and Social Club with its varied sporting activities and popular bar and bistro.

About You

Our ideal candidate will be tertiary qualified in Engineering (degree) and will bring a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Commissioning Engineer or Process Optimisation Engineer. To perform this role successfully you will be a people leader with upwards of 10 years’ experience in mining and/or heavy industry environment and an advanced understanding of Plant Commissioning process. To be considered for this position you will be a PNG citizen and possess full working rights in PNG.

About Us

Lihir Gold Limited is wholly owned by Newcrest Mining Limited (“Newcrest”). Newcrest is the largest gold producer listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and one of the world’s largest gold mining companies.

Our people work together across locations in Australia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Indonesia and Côte d’Ivoire and in every location, our people live our values and share our vision of being the Miner of Choice™. We’re committed to supporting a safe, diverse and inclusive culture where our talents and differences are valued. If you’re looking for a rewarding career that offers world-class opportunities, talk with us.

It’s an exciting time to be a part of Newcrest.

Applications Close at 5pm on 24th October 2017.

Please note we may consider applications on an ongoing basis and therefore encourage you to apply at your earliest opportunity.

Advertised: West Pacific Standard Time
Applications close: West Pacific Standard Time

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