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Control Room Operator

Job no: 978945 (RPO)
Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Cadia Valley Operations - NSW

Challenge Yourself

It’s an exciting time to be a part of Newcrest’s journey to building Australia’s largest and most technically advanced block cave.

We’re building our mining development expertise for our panel caving expansion works to extend our vision of a 50-year mine life for Cadia, one of Australia’s largest gold mining operations.

We’re turning tough deposits into tier one assets with our extension experience in block caving, using selective processing skills to push boundaries and discover new growth opportunities.

Operations near and far

With residential opportunities available at our operations which are located just outside of Orange, NSW we offer a unique opportunity for employees and their families to enjoy a mining career all whilst living in a major regional centre only three hours away from Sydney, NSW.

Who we’re looking for

We are currently seeking an experienced Control Room Operator to join us at our Cadia Valley Operations as an Asset Operations Centre Technician. You will be working on a rotating roster 7 days, 7 nights.

The Site Asset Operations Centre (SAOC) is a consolidated Control Centre for all operational areas including Underground Mining, Underground Development, Underground Crushing and Materials Handling, Surface Materials Movements, and two large Concentrator Plants.

You will be responsible for the operation of a specific control room function within the SAOC ensuring the highest-level of service delivery to safely achieve production targets. You will be part of a large team rotating through different control functions gaining exposure to various areas of the Control Centre.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Be a key part in a collaborative safe working culture.
  • Identifying and implementing solutions to problems no matter how small. 
  • Working closely with Shift Supervisors of the respective area and providing them with timely and accurate information.
  • Highlighting issues that arise and follow escalation procedures to achieve resolution.
  • Monitoring of alarms and emergency call receiver management.


Skills and Experience Required

You are a collaborative, customer service focused Control Room Operator with field experience in Ore Processing. In additional to this you will ideally have:

  • DCS (Yokagawa), Citect, or similar operating interface experience
  • Intermediate IT / computer skills and the ability to learn new software quickly

Our commitment to you

At Newcrest, things are always evolving. You’ll find yourself navigating and learning from our complex business every day.

Each of our work environments is challenging in their own right. No matter what your role with us, a strong will and resilience will take you further.

Lots of exciting opportunities to further your career here with focused and tailored development plans.

No matter what pathway you choose to explore, you’ll be part of an experience like no other.



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