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Technician - Auto Electrical

Job no: 980423
Work type: Fixed Term - Full Time, Permanent - 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 Mining Team at their Lihir Gold Operations (LGO).

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.

We are seeking an experienced Technician – Auto Electrical for FIFO positions on Lihir Island, PNG. Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, you will be required to perform automotive electrical work on mobile equipment’s in the Mobile Fleet Maintenance Department. The successful candidate will also be responsible for ensuring that all equipment’s are correctly maintained to meet necessary production and reliability targets and satisfy customer requirements

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES but not limited to such
• Carry out electrical breakdown and preventative maintenance repairs on a wide range of mobile equipment in accordance with NML’s safe working policies and procedures and in compliance with manufacturers specifications.
• Ensures documentation and service records for electrical equipment are complete and kept up to date.


• Minimum level of Grade 10 (ESSENTIAL)

• Trade Certificate in Auto Electrical (ESSENTIAL)

• 3 -5 years relevant work experience essential in heavy industry preferably within a mining environment; either through experience in a similar operation or through progression as an NML Trainee Operator (ESSENTIAL)
• Relevant experience in automotive air conditioning systems (ESSENTIAL)
• Proven ability to drive (ADVANTAGEOUS)
• Communications & Technology such as the Caterpillar Systems like:
   >Vital Information Management Systems (VIMS) (ESSENTIAL)
   >Electronic Technician Software (ET) (ESSENTIAL)
   >Service Information Systems (SIS) (ESSENTIAL)

• Fair to good command in the English language (written and verbal)(ESSENTIAL)
• Strong active listening & interpersonal skills.
• Self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously.
• High attention to detail with good time management skills.

• Relevant experience in auto electrical maintenance on mobile fleet, including:

   >O&K RH200 Shovels (ESSENTIAL)
   >Hitachi Excavators (ESSENTIAL)
   >Caterpillar Truck (ESSENTIAL)
   >Dozers (ESSENTIAL)
   >Loaders (ESSENTIAL)
   > Graders and Excavators (ESSENTIAL)
   >Sandvik and Epiroc Drills (ESSENTIAL)
• Working at heights tickets (ESSENTIAL)
• Computer proficiency in SAP & MS Office suite (ESSENTIAL)

• Must be open to FIFO in PNG.
• Ability to successfully complete a pre-employment medical assessment.
• Must have proof of a completed Police Clearance within the last six months.

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.

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Applications close: West Pacific Standard Time

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