Technical Specialist - Mechanical (PCR)

Lihir Operations, Papua New Guinea
Mar 26, 2021
Apr 10, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Globe 24-7 in partnership with Newcrest Mining, is working together to source experienced and qualified talent to join their Mobile 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 an experienced Technical Specialist - Mechanical (PCR) to join the Mobile Fleet Maintenance team at Lihir. Reporting to the Senior Specialist - Trucks/Tyres/PCR, you will lead and supervise the mechanical planned component replacement (PCR) maintenance activities of the fleet team to ensure maximum availability and reliability within budget.

To be successful in this role, you will need to meet the following criteria:
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in large scale mining/mineral processing operations is essential.
  • Trade Certificate in Diesel Fitting or Heavy Equipment Fitting is essential.
  • Previous experience in delivery and assessment of training desirable.
  • CAT systems training and familiar with CAT VIMS & HIMS programs and the use of CAT ET tooling.
  • CAT Applied failure analysis course.
  • The ability to deliver technical training to small workgroups in hands-on and in-class situations.
  • An understanding of tyre maintenance activities and guidance on requirements to the team.
  • An extensive understanding of reusability guidelines and thresholds.
  • An understanding of failure modes and causes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office suite.

Mobilisation Requirements:
  • Ability to successfully complete a pre-employment medical assessment and a police check.

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.

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