Relief Jumbo Operator

Granny Smith, Australia
Oct 15, 2020
Oct 22, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Role Details

Gold Fields Australia is currently seeking an Operator: ReliefJumbo to join their Mining department at Granny Smith Gold Mine. This role is offered on an 8 days on, 6 days off, 7 nights on and 7 days off roster and is FIFO from Perth.

Reporting to the Supervisor: Underground, you will be responsible for carrying out development work and other mining tasks as directed by the Supervisor. This shall also ensure the shift operates in a safe and efficient manner complying with all the policies and procedures and meeting the set production targets.

Key responsibilities will include;
  • Always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of GFA and ensures that the Vital Behaviours are adhered to at all times
  • Achieving production targets by operating equipment to undertake drilling activities in a safe and efficient manner;
  • Assisting with other areas of the operation such as Service crew, Long Hole Drill and Bogger operation offering hands-on support, guidance, and mentoring when required;
  • Providing reliable and accurate operational and practical knowledge to minimise downtime and potential loss of production;
  • Utilising mobile equipment and tools with due consideration for safety and environmental issues;
  • Working collaboratively with mining engineers, geologists, and the survey team as necessary to ensure drilling is undertaken to plan;
  • Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping in operated equipment such as the drill cabin, throughout workshops and wherever works are carried out;
  • Complete all administrative processing requirements associated with maintenance duties;
  • Following Gold Fields Zero Harm policy by actively identifying and reporting hazards using the site's hazard reporting systems.

Key factors to your success include;
  • Experience in underground hard rock techniques including level development and installation of ground support
  • Proven knowledge of charging, firing, bogging, and trucking of development headings
  • Mechanical knowledge preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Current WA Dangerous Goods Card, Working at Heights Certificate
  • A WA Underground Shift Supervisors' Certificate of Competency is desirable
  • Valid WA "C" Driver's License

Interested parties should submit a detailed curriculum vitae to

Gold Fields is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment. We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal, and Torres Strait Islander candidates.