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Technician Processing

Job no: 986551
Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Lihir Operations

Newmont has recently acquired Newcrest Mining creating the world’s leading gold mining company.

With operations around the world, our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities where we operate. We aim to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work. We bring out the best in each other, inspiring performance and a shared belief that what we do matters.

The role will have responsibility to:

  •  Ensure personal and team compliance with all company HSE requirements & policies including Fitness for Work.
  •  Complete any HSE tasks only if the hazards and any potential consequences are understood and any corrections are firstly agreed by the relevant Supervisor.
  • Carry out daily housekeeping tasks, Mill Relining tasks and general works as directed by immediate Supervisor in the process areas of Crushing, Grinding, Pressure Oxidation, CIL, and Tailings and ensure that all safe working procedures are observed.
  • Ensure all work for the shift (inspections, identifying defects, system verifications, routine schedules, SOP’s etc.) are completed within all safety, environmental and company compliance processes and guidelines.
  • Operate process plant equipment as directed completing Daily Plans & Work Inspections advising immediate Supervisor of the need for Work Notifications for any defects or hazards found in the area.
  •  As directed, undertakes regular inspections of all plant areas of responsibility.
  • Participate in skills training, shift handover communication, toolbox meetings and any other activities as required by the Supervisor.

Essential criteria

  • 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.
  • Certificate 3 in Resource Processing essential.
  • Working at Heights Certification essential.
  • Confined Space Entry Certification essential.
  • Forklift operation Certification desirable.
  • Bobcat operation Certification desirable.
  • OHC operation Certification desirable.
  • Confined Space Controller Certification desirable.
  • Oxy cutting Certification desirable.
  • Dogging Certification desirable

Desirable criteria

  • Good verbal & written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously from time to time.
  • High attention to detail with good time management skills.
  • Strong active listening & interpersonal skills
  • PNG Driver's License - Class 6 essential.

The Requirement

  • 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.

Our Commitment to You

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Underpinned by our values of Safety, Sustainability, Integrity, Responsibility and Inclusion, our commitment is to respect 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 our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, submit your application through our website before the advertised closing date.








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Applications close: West Pacific Standard Time

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