Graduate - Process Control

Lihir Operations, Papua New Guinea
Feb 18, 2021
Feb 25, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
As part of forging a stronger Newcrest, we are committed to developing our people. We recognize that building capabilities and creating career opportunities across our business is not only important for our people, but it is critical to our success now and in the future. We are now seeking expression of interest from current Newcrest staff in the position of Graduate - Process Control at Lihir Gold Operations (LGO)

The Role:

We are seeking a Graduate - Process Control to work in the Asset Management Department at the Lihir Gold Limited operation in Papua New Guinea to support the Senior Engineer - Process Control and OT/IT Process Control teams in maintaining and developing the process control and information systems, so that a high level of system availability and integrity is maintained. Some of the responsibilities include;

  • Assisting in implementing requested changes to plant control systems according to department change management procedure
  • Assisting with maintaining the availability of the plant data historian
  • Assist in providing technical assistance and support to the production and maintenance supervisors, shift teams and metallurgists responsible for crushing, grinding, flotation, leach and gold recovery areas.
  • Assist in managing the plant hardware system components of the plant control system, ensuring high availability and acceptable processor times and system loading

We are looking for someone who:

  • Relevant industrial work experience desirable, preferrably minerals processing.
  • Proficient in English with excellent verbal, written communication and public speaking skills.
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office suite.
  • Sound planning, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure and autonomously.
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills to meet deadlines.
  • Strong active listening & interpersonal skills for rapport building, conflict resolution & training

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Tertiary Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering (Process Control) or similar essential
  • IEPNG Graduate Membership essential

Mobilisation Requirements:
  • FIFO roster
  • Ability to provide/obtain valid police clearance
  • Ability to successfully complete a pre-employment medical assessment

We encourage all employees interested in this role to discuss with their immediate Manager how the opportunity aligns with their career development plan before applying. Please ensure you submit a CV and Covering Letter via the Intranet before the advertised closing date.

Initial confidential inquiries about the role and/or selection process should be directed to