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Drills Technical Specialist

Job no: 979663
Work type: Fixed Term - Full Time
Location: Lihir Operations

Globe 24-7 in partnership with Newcrest Mining, is working together to source experienced and qualified talent to join their Mobile Fleet Maintenance Team at their Lihir Gold Operations (LGO).

The Company
Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, they aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

At Newcrest, they hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem-solving.

The Role:

We are seeking two experienced Drills Technical Specialists to join the mobile fleet maintenance team at Lihir. Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, you will provide advanced technical maintenance expertise, on-the-job diagnostic support, guidance and training to the PNG national workforce. The role has a primary focus on skills, education and talent development in support of all planned and unplanned maintenance activities within our on-site Blast Hole Drill Fleet.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • 10 years post-trade, expert level experience on equipment, preferably an OEM background with a focus on troubleshooting and fault finding is essential.
  • Trade Certificate in Heavy Equipment Fitting or Heavy Duty Mechanical is essential.
  • Proven experience in the below is essential:
    • coaching/training personnel preferably in under-developed countries.
    • Epiroc and Sandvik Surface Blasthole Drills (D65, PV271 and D55SP).
    • TEREX RH200 Hydraulic Shovels or Caterpillar 6050’s.
    • Hitachi EX2600 & 1200 Excavators.
    • High level of competency in using OEM System Software especially Caterpillar E.T and Cummins Insight.

Mobilisation Requirements:

  • Ability to provide/obtain a valid police clearance.
  • Ability to successfully complete a pre-employment medical assessment.

The Rewards

This position gives you the opportunity to be a part of one of the world’s largest and most technically challenging gold deposits across Australasia. Gain great exposure to new cutting-edge maintenance equipment and software systems enabling you to further develop your skills and experience. Enjoy a FIFO roster in a safe working environment. Lihir also offers a competitive remuneration package.

Contact Us

Newcrest’s commitment to diversity and inclusion respects both the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.

If you share these values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the advertised application closing date.

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

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