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Mechanical Technician - Leading Hand

Job no: 977549(RPO)
Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Telfer Operation - WA


We are currently seeking an experienced Mechanical Technician to join our Maintenance Fixed Plant Coarse Ore department based at Telfer. Reporting to the Supervisor – Shutdown Maintenance, Coarse Ore, you will be responsible for assisting the Supervisor with the coordinating and running of all coarse ore shutdowns and stepping into a Supervisor/Coordinator role where required. You will also be assisting with the planning and running of shutdowns and overseeing both internal and external maintenance personnel whilst ensuring maintenance strategies are followed. Where required, you will also be backfilling the weekly team with leading hand and general duties.

The current roster for this role 8 days, 6 off and 7 nights, 7 off.


Located in the Great Sandy Desert in Western Australia, Telfer is a fly in out fly out operation from Perth which recognises the importance of work-life balance.  Our comfortable, well furnished rooms include Foxtel and DVD players, and our site offers quality food with healthy options, medical care, sporting and recreation activities. Families are welcomed several times a year to open days.

About You

To succeed in this role, you will be safety focused, team oriented and enjoy continuous improvement and driving for results. You will have worked in a similar role and possess a relevant trade certificate. You must have a minimum of 5 years post trade experience in a large scale mining and process plant operation and maintenance, a good knowledge of Acts, Regulations and Australian Standards as well as strong interpersonal and communication skills.

About Us

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.

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

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time of choice™

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